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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 1,247 787 64.1 59.8-68.2 133 10.0 7.4-13.4 327 25.9 22.3-29.8
GENDER
Female 1,247 787 64.1 59.8-68.2 133 10.0 7.4-13.4 327 25.9 22.3-29.8
RACE
African American 1,247 787 64.1 59.8-68.2 133 10.0 7.4-13.4 327 25.9 22.3-29.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 10 90.7 64.9-98.1 2 7.1 1.1-34.7 1 2.2 0.3-16.1
-English Speaking 13 10 90.7 64.9-98.1 2 7.1 1.1-34.7 1 2.2 0.3-16.1
Non-Hispanic 1,234 777 64.0 59.7-68.1 131 10.0 7.4-13.5 326 26.0 22.4-29.9
AGE
18-24 89 50 62.2 45.7-76.3 14 17.4 6.9-37.5 25 20.4 12.0-32.5
25-34 198 138 69.5 59.3-78.1 21 9.0 4.7-16.7 39 21.4 14.0-31.4
35-44 259 172 64.2 54.9-72.5 23 8.2 4.6-14.3 64 27.6 19.9-36.9
45-54 257 182 71.9 62.7-79.6 19 4.8 2.7- 8.3 56 23.3 15.9-32.7
55-64 182 122 70.6 59.7-79.6 21 7.2 4.1-12.5 39 22.2 13.9-33.5
65-74 147 74 49.7 37.8-61.8 18 13.1 6.0-26.1 55 37.2 26.2-49.6
75+ 103 42 47.5 33.7-61.7 15 12.2 6.0-23.3 46 40.4 27.9-54.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 136 50.7 41.9-59.4 41 14.4 9.2-22.0 110 34.9 27.1-43.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 253 56.1 48.3-63.6 55 13.1 8.0-20.9 115 30.8 24.2-38.3
Some Post-H.S. 298 211 70.7 61.7-78.2 25 7.2 3.5-14.2 62 22.2 15.6-30.5
College Graduate 236 187 83.5 76.6-88.6 11 3.7 1.5- 8.5 38 12.9 8.4-19.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 157 59.9 51.1-68.1 37 12.5 7.4-20.2 75 27.6 20.7-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 283 171 60.5 51.1-69.2 38 13.1 8.0-20.8 74 26.3 18.9-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 161 102 63.3 51.3-74.0 15 5.7 2.7-11.6 44 31.0 20.8-43.5
$35,000- 49,999 113 86 71.8 57.3-82.9 7 7.2 2.2-21.5 20 21.0 11.6-34.9
$50,000-74,999 64 56 87.7 71.4-95.4 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 6 10.6 3.5-27.8
$75,000+ 53 39 70.1 51.5-83.8 4 9.4 2.9-26.8 10 20.5 9.5-38.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 10 47.6 22.9-73.6 2 8.1 1.8-29.3 4 44.2 19.2-72.6
Guilford 71 53 78.0 65.5-86.9 5 4.0 1.6-10.0 13 18.0 9.8-30.5
Mecklenburg 81 59 72.8 60.5-82.3 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 20 26.1 16.7-38.4
Orange 31 21 66.4 47.0-81.4 2 7.7 1.9-26.4 8 26.0 13.0-45.2
Wake 55 37 62.1 46.1-75.8 5 13.3 4.9-31.3 13 24.7 13.9-39.8
Chatham/Lee 53 37 77.7 64.0-87.2 3 2.8 0.8- 9.6 13 19.5 10.6-33.1
Nash/Wilson 79 48 58.6 45.9-70.4 8 10.0 4.7-19.9 23 31.4 20.7-44.5
Craven/Pamlico 56 31 53.7 35.7-70.8 5 10.2 3.7-25.1 20 36.0 19.9-56.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 6 36.5 8.7-77.6 1 8.2 0.9-46.5 2 55.3 14.8-89.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 3 58.1 20.9-87.9 2 26.4 6.0-67.1 1 15.5 2.0-61.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 61 60.7 49.6-70.7 12 12.2 6.7-21.2 30 27.1 18.6-37.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 8 93.8 65.3-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.2 0.8-34.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 57 57.8 45.9-68.9 11 9.9 5.2-18.2 26 32.3 22.0-44.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 66 67.8 57.4-76.8 15 13.4 7.8-21.9 20 18.8 12.0-28.2
Northeast NC I 168 90 55.6 46.6-64.2 25 17.1 11.2-25.4 53 27.3 20.3-35.6
Northeast NC II 98 53 53.2 41.7-64.3 17 23.9 14.8-36.3 28 22.9 15.3-32.8
Northeastern Partnership 266 143 54.5 47.2-61.5 42 20.3 14.7-27.5 81 25.2 19.8-31.5
Mountain AHEC 32 22 52.9 31.4-73.4 3 9.5 2.8-28.2 7 37.6 18.2-61.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 661 395 59.9 53.3-66.1 84 14.2 9.4-20.9 182 25.9 20.9-31.7
Piedmont 540 361 67.2 61.3-72.5 44 7.1 4.5-11.0 135 25.7 20.9-31.3
Western NC 46 31 65.4 41.5-83.5 5 6.9 2.3-19.1 10 27.7 12.1-51.5

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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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