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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 1,082 87.1 83.8-89.7 65 4.8 3.4- 6.8 101 8.1 5.9-11.1
GENDER
Female 1,248 1,082 87.1 83.8-89.7 65 4.8 3.4- 6.8 101 8.1 5.9-11.1
RACE
African American 1,248 1,082 87.1 83.8-89.7 65 4.8 3.4- 6.8 101 8.1 5.9-11.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 9 83.3 54.2-95.4 3 14.5 3.6-43.5 1 2.2 0.3-16.1
-English Speaking 13 9 83.3 54.2-95.4 3 14.5 3.6-43.5 1 2.2 0.3-16.1
Non-Hispanic 1,235 1,073 87.1 83.8-89.8 62 4.8 3.3- 6.8 100 8.1 5.9-11.1
AGE
18-24 89 76 87.0 70.6-94.9 4 2.3 0.6- 8.7 9 10.7 3.5-28.2
25-34 198 179 89.0 80.5-94.0 10 4.7 1.9-11.3 9 6.3 2.7-14.1
35-44 259 235 90.3 83.6-94.5 10 3.6 1.6- 8.0 14 6.0 2.8-12.6
45-54 257 234 91.3 85.8-94.8 7 3.3 1.3- 8.3 16 5.4 3.0- 9.6
55-64 182 165 89.4 77.2-95.5 5 2.6 0.8- 8.2 12 8.0 2.7-21.2
65-74 147 108 75.6 63.6-84.6 16 11.2 4.8-24.0 23 13.3 7.7-21.8
75+ 104 74 70.3 56.1-81.5 12 12.6 5.6-26.0 18 17.1 9.0-29.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 211 74.9 66.7-81.7 29 10.3 5.9-17.4 48 14.8 9.9-21.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 369 87.7 82.1-91.7 23 4.9 2.8- 8.4 30 7.5 4.3-12.6
Some Post-H.S. 299 278 90.6 81.1-95.6 9 2.6 1.1- 6.3 12 6.7 2.5-17.2
College Graduate 236 222 93.0 86.8-96.4 4 2.4 0.6- 8.6 10 4.6 2.2- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 219 82.2 75.5-87.5 25 8.2 4.8-13.7 27 9.5 5.9-15.0
$15,000- 24,999 282 249 88.4 81.4-93.0 9 4.1 1.6-10.0 24 7.4 4.0-13.4
$25,000- 34,999 161 150 92.1 82.8-96.6 4 2.8 0.7-11.2 7 5.0 1.8-13.7
$35,000- 49,999 113 101 87.0 73.8-94.1 5 3.7 1.1-12.0 7 9.3 3.4-22.9
$50,000-74,999 64 62 93.8 75.1-98.7 1 4.8 0.7-26.9 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7
$75,000+ 53 50 92.0 76.1-97.7 1 4.1 0.6-23.8 2 3.9 0.9-15.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 15 93.9 66.3-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.8-33.7
Guilford 71 65 91.4 80.4-96.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 4 6.7 2.3-18.2
Mecklenburg 81 73 91.3 81.9-96.1 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 6 5.6 2.1-14.0
Orange 31 28 91.5 75.4-97.4 1 3.2 0.4-19.4 2 5.3 1.2-21.0
Wake 55 49 90.4 77.9-96.2 2 4.6 1.0-18.6 4 4.9 1.6-14.1
Chatham/Lee 53 43 82.0 68.1-90.7 4 7.7 2.8-19.1 6 10.3 4.1-23.4
Nash/Wilson 80 68 82.4 70.5-90.1 5 6.3 2.4-15.4 7 11.4 5.3-22.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 48 77.9 52.3-91.9 3 5.8 1.7-18.4 5 16.3 4.2-46.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 8 94.8 65.7-99.4 1 5.2 0.6-34.3 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 88.2 46.0-98.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.8 1.5-54.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 93 88.0 78.1-93.8 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 8 9.5 4.5-19.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 9 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 81 85.9 76.3-92.1 8 8.2 3.8-16.9 5 5.8 2.4-13.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 87 89.2 81.6-93.9 6 4.7 1.9-10.9 7 6.1 2.9-12.6
Northeast NC I 169 142 84.8 77.3-90.1 11 6.2 3.2-11.7 16 9.0 5.0-15.6
Northeast NC II 98 81 84.3 75.1-90.5 6 5.2 2.1-12.3 11 10.5 5.6-18.7
Northeastern Partnership 267 223 84.6 79.0-88.9 17 5.7 3.4- 9.7 27 9.7 6.3-14.5
Mountain AHEC 32 30 94.4 79.0-98.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.6 1.3-21.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 662 561 84.9 80.1-88.7 48 7.8 5.1-11.7 53 7.4 4.9-11.0
Piedmont 540 478 88.3 83.4-91.9 17 2.9 1.6- 5.4 45 8.8 5.6-13.6
Western NC 46 43 96.2 86.7-99.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.8 1.0-13.3

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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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