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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 9,309 3,887 43.2 41.5-44.8 2,886 28.9 27.5-30.4 2,536 27.9 26.4-29.4
-Guilford County 443 178 43.0 37.5-48.8 156 32.9 28.0-38.2 109 24.1 19.8-29.0
GENDER
Male 164 69 44.2 35.4-53.3 62 34.4 26.7-43.1 33 21.4 15.1-29.4
Female 279 109 42.0 35.2-49.1 94 31.5 25.6-38.0 76 26.5 21.0-32.9
RACE
White 311 116 41.1 34.6-47.9 116 35.1 29.3-41.4 79 23.8 18.9-29.4
Other 131 62 47.6 37.2-58.2 40 28.3 19.9-38.4 29 24.2 16.3-34.2
AGE
18-44 175 72 48.9 40.0-57.8 63 31.0 23.7-39.3 40 20.1 14.2-27.7
45+ 264 104 37.5 31.0-44.5 92 35.0 28.7-41.9 68 27.4 21.7-34.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 78 51.6 42.3-60.9 29 18.5 12.2-27.0 45 29.9 22.2-38.9
Some College + 289 99 37.3 30.6-44.5 126 41.6 35.1-48.4 64 21.1 16.2-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 89 48.0 39.3-56.7 58 27.4 20.5-35.5 47 24.6 18.1-32.6
$50,000+ 140 48 36.0 27.2-45.9 64 44.6 35.5-54.2 28 19.4 13.2-27.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 449 177 39.6 34.3-45.1 157 33.1 28.2-38.3 115 27.4 22.5-32.8
Guilford 443 178 43.0 37.5-48.8 156 32.9 28.0-38.2 109 24.1 19.8-29.0
Mecklenburg 443 185 42.3 36.5-48.3 133 25.6 21.0-30.8 125 32.1 26.6-38.2
Orange 450 137 32.2 25.8-39.4 192 36.8 30.5-43.5 121 31.0 23.8-39.4
Wake 446 161 34.0 29.0-39.3 171 37.3 32.0-42.9 114 28.7 23.5-34.6
Chatham/Lee 393 177 45.6 39.3-52.0 115 28.0 22.4-34.4 101 26.4 21.1-32.4
Nash/Wilson 371 157 43.9 37.9-50.0 112 27.1 22.4-32.4 102 29.0 23.8-34.8
Craven/Pamlico 446 184 45.4 39.8-51.2 149 31.8 26.9-37.2 113 22.8 18.6-27.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 429 169 37.0 31.7-42.5 131 33.1 27.3-39.5 129 29.9 24.8-35.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 174 38.6 32.6-44.9 129 28.7 22.9-35.4 150 32.7 26.5-39.6
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 202 46.5 38.2-55.1 150 26.6 21.3-32.7 119 26.9 20.9-33.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 423 180 41.2 33.9-48.9 122 28.0 22.2-34.6 121 30.8 21.9-41.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 232 51.0 45.7-56.2 119 24.1 19.8-29.0 118 25.0 20.7-29.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 190 49.1 42.9-55.4 104 23.0 18.6-28.2 117 27.8 22.9-33.4
Northeast NC I 452 189 45.3 38.9-52.0 145 31.0 25.9-36.6 118 23.7 19.3-28.7
Northeast NC II 505 227 47.1 41.8-52.4 149 29.2 24.7-34.1 129 23.8 19.7-28.4
Northeastern Partnership 957 416 46.5 42.3-50.6 294 29.8 26.4-33.5 247 23.7 20.6-27.1
Mountain AHEC 1,293 526 42.0 37.7-46.4 415 30.6 27.2-34.3 352 27.4 23.8-31.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,257 1,459 46.7 43.7-49.6 936 27.0 24.5-29.6 862 26.4 23.8-29.1
Piedmont 3,995 1,601 41.6 39.3-43.9 1,316 29.9 27.9-32.0 1,078 28.5 26.4-30.6
Western NC 2,057 827 42.2 38.7-45.8 634 28.9 26.0-31.9 596 28.9 25.8-32.3

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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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