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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 8,200 85.7 84.4-87.0 467 5.4 4.6- 6.4 655 8.9 7.9-10.0
-Guilford County 443 410 92.0 88.5-94.6 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 21 5.5 3.4- 8.6
GENDER
Male 164 147 89.4 82.9-93.7 6 3.5 1.4- 8.3 11 7.1 3.8-12.9
Female 279 263 94.4 90.3-96.8 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9 10 4.0 2.0- 8.0
RACE
White 311 298 95.6 92.2-97.6 5 1.5 0.6- 3.8 8 2.9 1.3- 6.0
Other 131 112 85.0 76.1-91.0 7 4.6 1.8-11.2 12 10.4 5.5-18.6
AGE
18-44 175 160 91.5 85.3-95.2 4 2.4 0.8- 7.4 11 6.1 3.1-11.6
45+ 264 246 92.4 87.8-95.4 8 2.5 1.2- 5.4 10 5.0 2.6- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 136 89.2 82.3-93.6 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 12 8.7 4.8-15.4
Some College + 289 273 93.8 89.2-96.5 7 2.5 1.0- 6.2 9 3.7 1.8- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 179 90.2 83.8-94.3 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9 10 7.3 3.8-13.6
$50,000+ 140 134 97.2 93.2-98.9 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 450 410 89.1 84.6-92.5 20 4.7 2.9- 7.5 20 6.2 3.6-10.5
Guilford 443 410 92.0 88.5-94.6 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 21 5.5 3.4- 8.6
Mecklenburg 443 393 86.4 81.6-90.1 19 3.8 2.3- 6.4 31 9.7 6.5-14.3
Orange 450 395 81.2 72.6-87.6 25 4.6 3.0- 7.1 30 14.2 8.1-23.5
Wake 448 392 82.3 76.5-86.9 21 5.7 3.5- 9.1 35 12.1 8.1-17.7
Chatham/Lee 394 336 79.3 72.2-84.9 23 8.6 4.5-15.8 35 12.1 8.3-17.3
Nash/Wilson 373 314 83.1 78.0-87.2 27 7.3 4.7-11.1 32 9.6 6.6-14.0
Craven/Pamlico 446 397 87.8 83.0-91.4 22 5.8 3.6- 9.0 27 6.4 3.7-10.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 430 387 88.5 83.9-91.9 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 22 7.4 4.5-11.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 410 91.5 88.0-94.0 19 3.3 2.0- 5.3 24 5.2 3.3- 8.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 407 83.4 77.2-88.2 28 8.3 5.0-13.6 36 8.3 5.2-12.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 424 380 83.0 69.1-91.5 18 4.0 2.2- 7.3 26 12.9 5.2-28.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 401 84.4 79.7-88.2 24 5.8 3.5- 9.5 44 9.8 6.9-13.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 410 355 84.5 79.2-88.7 21 6.6 3.9-10.9 34 8.9 5.9-13.2
Northeast NC I 453 383 80.3 72.1-86.6 34 8.3 5.6-12.3 36 11.3 5.9-20.7
Northeast NC II 506 446 87.8 83.6-91.0 25 6.7 4.2-10.7 35 5.5 3.8- 7.9
Northeastern Partnership 959 829 85.2 81.3-88.4 59 7.3 5.3-10.1 71 7.5 5.1-11.0
Mountain AHEC 1,296 1,167 88.1 84.9-90.7 59 4.7 3.4- 6.5 70 7.2 5.0-10.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,260 2,816 84.0 81.2-86.4 184 6.5 4.9- 8.6 260 9.5 7.6-11.8
Piedmont 4,001 3,525 85.8 83.9-87.5 193 5.3 4.2- 6.6 283 8.9 7.5-10.4
Western NC 2,061 1,859 88.9 86.3-91.0 90 3.7 2.8- 4.8 112 7.4 5.5-10.0

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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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