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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 9,312 8,619 90.5 89.3-91.6 169 2.2 1.7- 2.8 524 7.3 6.4- 8.4
-Guilford County 443 422 95.4 92.6-97.2 7 1.3 0.5- 3.4 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8
GENDER
Male 164 154 94.9 89.9-97.5 4 2.1 0.6- 7.0 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8
Female 279 268 95.9 92.0-97.9 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 8 3.6 1.7- 7.5
RACE
White 311 301 97.5 95.2-98.7 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 6 1.7 0.7- 3.8
Other 131 121 91.7 83.7-95.9 3 2.3 0.5-10.4 7 6.0 2.7-12.9
AGE
18-44 175 169 97.0 92.1-98.9 2 1.4 0.2- 7.3 4 1.6 0.5- 4.9
45+ 264 249 93.9 89.5-96.5 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2 10 4.9 2.6- 9.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 138 91.3 85.0-95.1 3 1.2 0.3- 4.1 11 7.6 4.0-13.7
Some College + 289 283 97.9 94.4-99.3 3 1.2 0.2- 5.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 183 94.6 89.7-97.2 3 0.9 0.2- 3.3 8 4.6 2.2- 9.4
$50,000+ 140 138 99.0 95.2-99.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 450 420 90.6 85.6-94.0 9 2.3 1.0- 5.3 21 7.0 4.1-11.8
Guilford 443 422 95.4 92.6-97.2 7 1.3 0.5- 3.4 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8
Mecklenburg 443 412 89.3 84.4-92.8 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 27 9.7 6.4-14.6
Orange 450 419 87.9 79.1-93.3 7 1.8 0.6- 4.9 24 10.3 5.2-19.4
Wake 446 404 85.6 79.7-90.0 12 3.9 1.8- 7.9 30 10.5 6.8-16.0
Chatham/Lee 393 358 84.3 76.9-89.7 4 3.9 1.0-13.6 31 11.8 7.9-17.3
Nash/Wilson 372 346 93.1 89.6-95.5 6 1.6 0.7- 3.5 20 5.3 3.2- 8.7
Craven/Pamlico 446 422 94.7 91.5-96.7 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 17 4.0 2.2- 7.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 429 398 91.8 88.0-94.5 8 1.5 0.7- 3.4 23 6.6 4.2-10.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 430 95.0 92.1-96.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5 19 4.1 2.5- 6.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 436 90.9 86.1-94.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.5 25 7.4 4.4-12.1
Graham/Swain/Jackson 423 397 86.6 70.8-94.5 6 1.7 0.6- 4.8 20 11.8 4.2-28.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 428 91.6 88.2-94.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7 32 6.6 4.4- 9.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 366 88.0 82.9-91.6 10 3.5 1.5- 7.8 35 8.6 5.7-12.7
Northeast NC I 452 413 92.3 88.8-94.7 12 2.1 1.1- 3.9 27 5.6 3.5- 8.9
Northeast NC II 506 470 93.7 90.5-95.9 14 2.7 1.4- 5.1 22 3.6 2.0- 6.3
Northeastern Partnership 958 883 93.2 90.9-95.0 26 2.5 1.5- 4.0 49 4.3 2.9- 6.2
Mountain AHEC 1,294 1,207 90.6 87.3-93.2 22 2.1 1.1- 4.2 65 7.3 5.0-10.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,259 3,004 91.6 89.4-93.5 69 2.3 1.5- 3.7 186 6.0 4.5- 8.1
Piedmont 3,995 3,694 90.0 88.4-91.4 69 2.1 1.5- 3.1 232 7.9 6.6- 9.4
Western NC 2,058 1,921 90.2 87.3-92.5 31 1.9 1.1- 3.3 106 7.9 5.8-10.7

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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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