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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 1,248 468 39.9 35.8-44.2 375 30.6 26.7-34.8 405 29.5 25.8-33.4
GENDER
Female 1,248 468 39.9 35.8-44.2 375 30.6 26.7-34.8 405 29.5 25.8-33.4
RACE
African American 1,248 468 39.9 35.8-44.2 375 30.6 26.7-34.8 405 29.5 25.8-33.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 4 49.9 15.9-84.0 8 23.4 7.5-53.4 1 26.7 4.1-75.7
-English Speaking 13 4 49.9 15.9-84.0 8 23.4 7.5-53.4 1 26.7 4.1-75.7
Non-Hispanic 1,235 464 39.9 35.7-44.2 367 30.6 26.7-34.9 404 29.5 25.8-33.4
AGE
18-24 89 39 54.1 38.0-69.4 27 32.3 18.5-50.1 23 13.6 7.5-23.3
25-34 198 80 42.3 32.9-52.2 59 25.1 17.5-34.5 59 32.7 23.9-42.9
35-44 259 109 39.2 31.0-48.1 83 35.9 27.6-45.0 67 24.9 17.9-33.6
45-54 257 104 41.9 33.6-50.7 66 22.8 16.7-30.3 87 35.3 27.0-44.5
55-64 182 71 39.8 30.3-50.1 48 26.0 18.2-35.7 63 34.2 24.8-45.1
65-74 147 42 33.8 22.9-46.6 48 31.9 21.2-44.9 57 34.3 24.6-45.6
75+ 104 19 17.6 9.8-29.7 40 46.5 32.8-60.8 45 35.8 24.2-49.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 84 29.2 22.1-37.6 97 37.0 28.6-46.2 107 33.8 26.2-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 146 34.7 28.0-42.1 121 31.5 24.5-39.6 155 33.7 27.1-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 299 129 47.4 38.6-56.5 88 30.1 22.6-38.9 82 22.4 16.5-29.8
College Graduate 236 109 50.3 41.8-58.7 68 23.4 17.3-30.7 59 26.4 19.5-34.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 102 37.8 29.9-46.4 88 33.8 26.0-42.6 81 28.4 21.3-36.8
$15,000- 24,999 282 105 37.3 28.8-46.7 86 31.7 23.5-41.3 91 30.9 23.3-39.8
$25,000- 34,999 161 72 46.4 35.4-57.8 38 16.9 11.0-25.2 51 36.6 25.9-48.8
$35,000- 49,999 113 37 28.7 18.7-41.3 40 35.0 23.6-48.5 36 36.3 24.6-49.9
$50,000-74,999 64 33 64.1 47.6-77.8 21 29.0 16.6-45.7 10 6.9 2.9-15.4
$75,000+ 53 25 56.9 39.6-72.7 14 22.4 11.3-39.7 14 20.7 10.6-36.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 9 50.6 24.7-76.2 2 10.7 2.5-35.4 5 38.7 15.9-67.9
Guilford 71 29 37.4 25.4-51.3 25 41.9 28.4-56.8 17 20.6 12.3-32.5
Mecklenburg 81 44 61.1 48.9-72.0 17 15.9 9.6-25.3 20 23.0 14.3-34.9
Orange 31 15 45.9 28.2-64.7 7 22.3 10.4-41.5 9 31.8 16.8-51.8
Wake 55 23 39.6 26.5-54.5 10 23.8 12.3-41.1 22 36.6 23.9-51.5
Chatham/Lee 53 17 37.9 24.0-54.2 18 30.6 18.6-46.0 18 31.5 19.3-46.9
Nash/Wilson 80 32 40.3 29.1-52.7 21 27.9 18.1-40.5 27 31.7 21.5-44.1
Craven/Pamlico 56 18 31.8 18.6-48.8 21 36.3 21.9-53.6 17 31.9 16.3-53.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 3 18.1 3.9-54.8 4 73.1 34.0-93.5 2 8.8 1.6-36.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 2 40.4 10.0-80.5 2 26.4 6.0-67.1 2 33.2 7.9-74.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 35 37.8 27.6-49.3 32 27.9 19.5-38.3 36 34.2 24.6-45.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 2 20.9 5.0-56.9 5 57.1 25.1-84.1 2 22.0 5.1-59.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 32 34.4 24.1-46.3 24 23.6 15.5-34.2 38 42.0 31.1-53.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 39 39.9 29.7-51.0 29 30.6 21.2-42.0 32 29.5 21.0-39.8
Northeast NC I 169 56 36.8 28.3-46.1 55 32.4 24.7-41.1 58 30.9 23.5-39.4
Northeast NC II 98 36 35.7 25.6-47.2 34 40.8 29.9-52.7 28 23.5 15.9-33.3
Northeastern Partnership 267 92 36.3 29.6-43.5 89 36.3 29.6-43.6 86 27.4 21.9-33.7
Mountain AHEC 32 13 40.2 21.5-62.2 8 15.1 6.3-32.0 11 44.7 24.7-66.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 662 240 37.4 31.6-43.6 198 31.5 25.6-38.1 224 31.1 25.7-37.0
Piedmont 540 209 42.0 36.3-48.0 166 29.8 24.7-35.5 165 28.2 23.3-33.6
Western NC 46 19 33.4 16.3-56.3 11 33.0 10.4-67.7 16 33.6 16.1-57.0

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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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