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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Heart Attack and Stroke

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,431 1,740 16.9 15.8-18.1 7,691 83.1 81.9-84.2
-Guilford County 444 97 20.7 16.8-25.3 347 79.3 74.7-83.2
GENDER
Male 164 34 19.2 13.4-26.5 130 80.8 73.5-86.6
Female 280 63 22.1 17.0-28.2 217 77.9 71.8-83.0
RACE
White 311 75 23.0 18.2-28.7 236 77.0 71.3-81.8
Other 132 22 15.9 9.9-24.6 110 84.1 75.4-90.1
AGE
18-44 177 40 20.3 14.5-27.6 137 79.7 72.4-85.5
45+ 263 56 21.3 16.2-27.5 207 78.7 72.5-83.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 9 7.1 3.6-13.7 143 92.9 86.3-96.4
Some College + 290 88 28.9 23.3-35.3 202 71.1 64.7-76.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 35 17.4 12.1-24.5 160 82.6 75.5-87.9
$50,000+ 141 43 28.9 21.3-38.0 98 71.1 62.0-78.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 452 99 19.3 15.6-23.7 353 80.7 76.3-84.4
Guilford 444 97 20.7 16.8-25.3 347 79.3 74.7-83.2
Mecklenburg 447 92 17.5 13.5-22.3 355 82.5 77.7-86.5
Orange 451 132 24.9 19.6-31.0 319 75.1 69.0-80.4
Wake 451 103 22.4 18.1-27.4 348 77.6 72.6-81.9
Chatham/Lee 400 60 11.6 8.8-15.3 340 88.4 84.7-91.2
Nash/Wilson 378 69 15.3 11.8-19.6 309 84.7 80.4-88.2
Craven/Pamlico 454 83 17.2 13.6-21.6 371 82.8 78.4-86.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 437 76 21.0 15.7-27.5 361 79.0 72.5-84.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 75 13.8 10.7-17.6 381 86.2 82.4-89.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 479 89 14.9 11.3-19.5 390 85.1 80.5-88.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 77 17.9 13.3-23.7 348 82.1 76.3-86.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 62 11.6 8.7-15.3 414 88.4 84.7-91.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 419 59 12.5 9.5-16.4 360 87.5 83.6-90.5
Northeast NC I 459 74 15.3 11.9-19.4 385 84.7 80.6-88.1
Northeast NC II 514 91 16.7 13.4-20.5 423 83.3 79.5-86.6
Northeastern Partnership 973 165 16.2 13.7-19.0 808 83.8 81.0-86.3
Mountain AHEC 1,303 258 18.2 15.7-21.2 1,045 81.8 78.8-84.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,313 534 14.6 12.7-16.6 2,779 85.4 83.4-87.3
Piedmont 4,044 817 18.2 16.6-19.9 3,227 81.8 80.1-83.4
Western NC 2,074 389 16.8 14.7-19.2 1,685 83.2 80.8-85.3

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Data in this table were derived from the all six stroke symptoms questions..

^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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