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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 9,308 8,097 85.3 84.0-86.5 311 3.5 2.9- 4.2 900 11.3 10.2-12.4
-Guilford County 443 400 90.5 86.8-93.2 15 2.7 1.5- 5.0 28 6.8 4.5-10.1
GENDER
Male 164 144 89.2 82.9-93.4 6 3.2 1.2- 8.2 14 7.6 4.2-13.1
Female 279 256 91.6 87.0-94.7 9 2.3 1.2- 4.5 14 6.1 3.4-10.7
RACE
White 311 288 92.8 88.7-95.4 10 2.2 1.1- 4.2 13 5.0 2.8- 9.0
Other 131 112 86.3 77.9-91.8 5 3.9 1.3-11.3 14 9.8 5.4-17.1
AGE
18-44 175 161 91.4 85.2-95.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7 11 6.3 3.3-11.7
45+ 264 235 89.4 84.5-92.9 12 3.2 1.7- 5.7 17 7.4 4.4-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 122 80.3 71.9-86.6 10 5.6 2.6-11.7 20 14.1 8.8-21.8
Some College + 289 277 96.5 93.4-98.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 8 2.7 1.2- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 171 86.9 79.9-91.7 10 5.0 2.4-10.2 13 8.2 4.5-14.4
$50,000+ 140 132 95.6 90.3-98.0 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 6 3.7 1.5- 9.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 449 401 88.1 83.5-91.6 18 3.7 2.3- 6.0 30 8.2 5.1-12.8
Guilford 443 400 90.5 86.8-93.2 15 2.7 1.5- 5.0 28 6.8 4.5-10.1
Mecklenburg 442 388 84.5 79.3-88.5 12 2.2 1.2- 4.2 42 13.3 9.5-18.4
Orange 450 400 82.4 73.0-89.0 9 1.7 0.7- 3.7 41 15.9 9.5-25.6
Wake 446 379 79.6 73.5-84.5 21 6.6 3.9-10.9 46 13.8 9.6-19.5
Chatham/Lee 393 337 82.0 76.4-86.5 7 1.7 0.7- 4.1 49 16.2 11.9-21.8
Nash/Wilson 371 324 86.1 81.3-89.9 9 1.9 1.0- 3.8 38 11.9 8.4-16.7
Craven/Pamlico 446 389 85.1 80.1-89.0 18 4.3 2.6- 6.9 39 10.6 7.2-15.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 429 385 89.7 85.8-92.6 11 2.3 1.2- 4.5 33 8.0 5.5-11.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 388 82.3 75.2-87.7 14 5.5 2.0-14.3 51 12.2 8.7-16.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 414 85.4 79.7-89.8 12 2.4 1.2- 4.7 45 12.1 8.1-17.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 423 371 80.7 67.5-89.4 14 3.8 1.9- 7.2 38 15.5 7.3-30.1
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 399 84.4 80.1-87.9 16 3.0 1.8- 5.2 54 12.5 9.3-16.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 338 81.5 76.3-85.8 20 5.2 3.0- 9.0 53 13.3 9.7-17.8
Northeast NC I 452 380 85.5 81.3-89.0 26 5.2 3.4- 8.0 46 9.2 6.5-12.9
Northeast NC II 505 449 89.2 85.2-92.2 19 4.1 2.3- 7.1 37 6.7 4.5-10.0
Northeastern Partnership 957 829 87.9 85.0-90.3 45 4.5 3.1- 6.5 83 7.6 5.8-10.0
Mountain AHEC 1,293 1,142 87.0 83.8-89.7 47 3.1 2.2- 4.3 104 9.9 7.4-13.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,257 2,808 85.6 83.1-87.7 126 3.7 2.6- 5.1 323 10.7 8.8-13.0
Piedmont 3,994 3,494 85.3 83.6-87.0 112 3.3 2.5- 4.2 388 11.4 9.9-13.0
Western NC 2,057 1,795 84.2 81.1-86.9 73 4.0 2.7- 5.8 189 11.8 9.5-14.7

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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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