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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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%)
TOTAL 1,249 1,163 94.9 93.1-96.3 35 2.3 1.3- 3.9 51 2.8 2.0- 4.0
GENDER
Female 1,249 1,163 94.9 93.1-96.3 35 2.3 1.3- 3.9 51 2.8 2.0- 4.0
RACE
African American 1,249 1,163 94.9 93.1-96.3 35 2.3 1.3- 3.9 51 2.8 2.0- 4.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 12 97.8 83.9-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-16.1
-English Speaking 13 12 97.8 83.9-99.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-16.1
Non-Hispanic 1,236 1,151 94.9 93.1-96.3 35 2.3 1.3- 3.9 50 2.8 2.0- 4.0
AGE
18-24 89 82 94.9 83.9-98.5 3 3.4 0.6-17.4 4 1.7 0.6- 5.0
25-34 199 192 97.9 94.4-99.2 4 1.1 0.3- 4.2 3 1.1 0.3- 4.3
35-44 259 250 97.3 94.0-98.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 7 2.2 0.8- 5.5
45-54 257 247 96.8 93.7-98.4 4 1.1 0.3- 3.2 6 2.2 0.9- 5.1
55-64 182 173 97.7 95.3-98.9 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
65-74 147 120 89.2 82.5-93.6 10 2.7 1.3- 5.5 17 8.1 4.3-14.7
75+ 104 88 78.3 63.8-88.0 7 12.6 5.2-27.5 9 9.1 3.9-19.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 239 87.0 80.8-91.4 21 5.8 2.8-11.6 28 7.2 4.5-11.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 398 94.1 89.9-96.6 8 2.4 0.8- 6.8 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 299 290 98.5 96.5-99.4 6 1.1 0.4- 3.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
College Graduate 236 233 99.5 98.2-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 240 91.3 86.1-94.6 15 2.6 1.5- 4.5 16 6.2 3.2-11.5
$15,000- 24,999 283 269 94.8 89.4-97.5 8 3.6 1.4- 9.1 6 1.6 0.6- 4.5
$25,000- 34,999 161 155 97.9 94.9-99.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.1 0.9- 5.1
$35,000- 49,999 113 111 99.6 98.2-99.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
$50,000-74,999 64 64 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 53 53 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 16 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Guilford 71 65 89.5 71.4-96.7 5 9.2 2.5-28.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7
Mecklenburg 81 80 99.4 95.9-99.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1
Orange 31 30 96.8 80.6-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-19.4 0 0.0 . - .
Wake 55 54 98.7 91.1-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 8.9
Chatham/Lee 53 49 95.6 87.7-98.5 2 2.7 0.6-11.3 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9
Nash/Wilson 80 77 96.2 88.1-98.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 2 2.7 0.6-11.0
Craven/Pamlico 56 49 89.1 76.8-95.3 3 4.3 1.3-13.2 4 6.6 2.1-18.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 6 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 99 95.7 89.0-98.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 3 3.4 1.1-10.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 8 93.8 65.3-99.2 1 6.2 0.8-34.7 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 87 92.1 82.2-96.7 4 3.8 1.2-11.4 3 4.1 1.1-14.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 90 92.4 85.9-96.0 5 2.8 1.1- 6.7 6 4.8 2.0-11.1
Northeast NC I 169 155 91.7 85.0-95.6 5 2.8 0.9- 8.2 9 5.5 2.6-11.5
Northeast NC II 98 86 89.3 80.8-94.4 3 3.0 0.9-10.2 9 7.6 3.6-15.3
Northeastern Partnership 267 241 90.6 85.6-94.0 8 2.9 1.3- 6.6 18 6.5 3.8-10.9
Mountain AHEC 32 31 99.5 96.2-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 663 604 93.5 90.8-95.4 22 2.2 1.1- 4.4 37 4.3 2.9- 6.4
Piedmont 540 514 95.8 92.9-97.6 12 2.3 1.0- 5.3 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6
Western NC 46 45 99.7 97.8- 100 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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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