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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Heart Attack and Stroke

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,322 3,261 36.3 34.7-37.9 3,124 32.2 30.7-33.8 2,937 31.5 29.9-33.0
-Guilford County 443 151 35.4 30.1-41.0 167 38.7 33.4-44.4 125 25.9 21.5-30.8
GENDER
Male 164 61 37.5 29.2-46.7 61 38.0 29.6-47.0 42 24.5 17.9-32.5
Female 279 90 33.5 27.1-40.5 106 39.5 32.8-46.5 83 27.1 21.6-33.3
RACE
White 311 102 34.8 28.6-41.5 120 38.8 32.6-45.4 89 26.4 21.3-32.3
Other 131 49 37.0 27.4-47.8 46 38.1 28.3-49.0 36 24.9 17.3-34.4
AGE
18-44 175 62 39.9 31.4-49.1 65 38.6 30.1-47.7 48 21.5 15.8-28.7
45+ 264 87 30.4 24.5-37.1 101 39.4 32.9-46.3 76 30.2 24.1-37.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 48 30.2 22.1-39.7 58 42.1 33.0-51.8 46 27.7 20.5-36.4
Some College + 289 102 37.6 31.1-44.6 108 37.2 30.7-44.1 79 25.2 19.9-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 68 33.3 25.6-42.0 72 40.8 32.4-49.8 54 25.9 19.4-33.6
$50,000+ 140 49 39.0 30.0-48.9 57 38.1 29.6-47.4 34 22.9 15.9-31.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 450 159 38.5 33.2-44.2 168 33.4 28.7-38.5 123 28.1 23.3-33.4
Guilford 443 151 35.4 30.1-41.0 167 38.7 33.4-44.4 125 25.9 21.5-30.8
Mecklenburg 443 174 38.8 33.1-44.8 141 30.9 25.7-36.6 128 30.3 25.0-36.2
Orange 450 157 37.2 30.8-44.2 161 30.1 23.7-37.5 132 32.6 25.6-40.6
Wake 448 154 32.4 27.5-37.7 149 35.1 29.8-40.7 145 32.5 27.3-38.1
Chatham/Lee 394 130 32.3 26.8-38.3 138 33.7 28.1-39.9 126 34.0 27.8-40.7
Nash/Wilson 373 137 39.5 33.6-45.8 131 31.9 26.8-37.5 105 28.6 23.5-34.3
Craven/Pamlico 446 159 39.7 34.2-45.4 152 29.9 25.3-34.9 135 30.5 25.4-36.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 429 135 30.0 25.2-35.4 149 38.7 32.7-45.0 145 31.3 26.4-36.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 162 36.6 30.2-43.6 134 28.3 22.5-34.8 157 35.1 29.3-41.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 159 30.5 24.7-37.1 161 31.2 25.0-38.2 151 38.3 29.6-47.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 424 148 34.1 27.6-41.2 137 30.2 24.2-37.1 139 35.7 26.9-45.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 173 37.8 32.8-43.1 141 30.5 25.8-35.6 155 31.7 27.0-36.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 410 156 42.5 36.2-49.0 128 28.0 23.1-33.4 126 29.6 24.5-35.2
Northeast NC I 453 147 34.8 29.3-40.8 158 33.6 28.3-39.3 148 31.6 25.3-38.7
Northeast NC II 507 168 33.2 28.3-38.5 186 39.1 34.0-44.4 153 27.7 23.4-32.5
Northeastern Partnership 960 315 33.8 30.0-37.7 344 37.1 33.3-41.1 301 29.1 25.4-33.1
Mountain AHEC 1,296 436 32.5 28.9-36.3 458 32.9 29.3-36.7 402 34.6 30.2-39.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,261 1,169 37.2 34.4-40.0 1,059 30.9 28.2-33.7 1,033 32.0 29.2-34.8
Piedmont 4,001 1,385 36.3 34.1-38.6 1,376 33.0 30.9-35.2 1,240 30.6 28.6-32.8
Western NC 2,060 707 34.3 31.2-37.6 689 32.0 28.9-35.3 664 33.7 30.3-37.3

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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