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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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,262 138 11.0 8.7-13.8 1,124 89.0 86.2-91.3
GENDER
Female 1,262 138 11.0 8.7-13.8 1,124 89.0 86.2-91.3
RACE
African American 1,262 138 11.0 8.7-13.8 1,124 89.0 86.2-91.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 2 4.3 0.9-18.5 11 95.7 81.5-99.1
-English Speaking 13 2 4.3 0.9-18.5 11 95.7 81.5-99.1
Non-Hispanic 1,249 136 11.1 8.8-13.9 1,113 88.9 86.1-91.2
AGE
18-24 91 7 5.8 2.1-14.8 84 94.2 85.2-97.9
25-34 200 25 11.0 6.3-18.5 175 89.0 81.5-93.7
35-44 262 39 15.5 10.2-23.0 223 84.5 77.0-89.8
45-54 259 37 14.5 9.5-21.4 222 85.5 78.6-90.5
55-64 184 15 9.3 5.2-16.3 169 90.7 83.7-94.8
65-74 149 10 6.2 2.9-12.9 139 93.8 87.1-97.1
75+ 104 5 9.1 2.1-31.7 99 90.9 68.3-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 16 6.2 2.4-14.8 275 93.8 85.2-97.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 429 33 7.6 4.8-12.1 396 92.4 87.9-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 302 44 12.9 8.5-19.3 258 87.1 80.7-91.5
College Graduate 237 45 19.5 13.6-27.1 192 80.5 72.9-86.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 21 5.5 3.3- 9.0 252 94.5 91.0-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 285 22 7.9 4.3-14.0 263 92.1 86.0-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 163 19 9.2 4.9-16.5 144 90.8 83.5-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 113 25 25.7 16.0-38.6 88 74.3 61.4-84.0
$50,000-74,999 64 14 14.3 7.1-26.8 50 85.7 73.2-92.9
$75,000+ 53 15 24.8 13.3-41.5 38 75.2 58.5-86.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 1 4.7 0.6-27.6 15 95.3 72.4-99.4
Guilford 71 12 19.5 10.3-33.9 59 80.5 66.1-89.7
Mecklenburg 81 10 9.0 4.6-16.8 71 91.0 83.2-95.4
Orange 31 3 5.9 1.7-18.8 28 94.1 81.2-98.3
Wake 55 5 5.2 2.1-12.4 50 94.8 87.6-97.9
Chatham/Lee 53 4 8.2 3.1-20.2 49 91.8 79.8-96.9
Nash/Wilson 80 11 12.3 6.6-22.0 69 87.7 78.0-93.4
Craven/Pamlico 57 2 6.2 1.1-28.4 55 93.8 71.6-98.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 105 11 8.5 4.3-16.0 94 91.5 84.0-95.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 3 39.1 13.1-73.2 6 60.9 26.8-86.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 95 11 8.6 4.5-15.8 84 91.4 84.2-95.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 102 10 9.8 4.9-18.6 92 90.2 81.4-95.1
Northeast NC I 169 13 7.8 4.4-13.2 156 92.2 86.8-95.6
Northeast NC II 100 12 13.7 7.2-24.6 88 86.3 75.4-92.8
Northeastern Partnership 269 25 10.6 6.8-16.2 244 89.4 83.8-93.2
Mountain AHEC 32 6 14.1 5.5-31.9 26 85.9 68.1-94.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 669 72 12.2 8.7-16.7 597 87.8 83.3-91.3
Piedmont 547 60 10.3 7.4-14.3 487 89.7 85.7-92.6
Western NC 46 6 8.0 2.8-20.5 40 92.0 79.5-97.2

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Data in this table were derived from the all six stroke symptoms questions..

^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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