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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 1,246 625 49.8 45.5-54.1 292 23.9 20.2-28.0 329 26.3 22.7-30.2
GENDER
Female 1,246 625 49.8 45.5-54.1 292 23.9 20.2-28.0 329 26.3 22.7-30.2
RACE
African American 1,246 625 49.8 45.5-54.1 292 23.9 20.2-28.0 329 26.3 22.7-30.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 5 50.2 16.1-84.1 6 18.7 5.5-47.6 2 31.1 5.6-77.4
-English Speaking 13 5 50.2 16.1-84.1 6 18.7 5.5-47.6 2 31.1 5.6-77.4
Non-Hispanic 1,233 620 49.8 45.5-54.1 286 24.0 20.2-28.1 327 26.2 22.7-30.1
AGE
18-24 89 53 57.4 40.6-72.6 16 25.0 12.0-44.9 20 17.6 9.2-31.0
25-34 198 103 49.0 39.3-58.9 46 23.1 15.8-32.5 49 27.9 19.3-38.4
35-44 259 134 50.1 41.2-59.0 71 26.7 19.7-35.2 54 23.2 16.5-31.6
45-54 256 125 50.2 41.4-58.9 67 25.2 18.4-33.4 64 24.6 17.8-33.0
55-64 182 94 50.4 40.2-60.6 33 16.0 10.5-23.6 55 33.6 24.0-44.8
65-74 147 68 55.6 43.7-66.9 29 16.1 10.0-24.8 50 28.3 19.3-39.5
75+ 103 41 33.6 22.4-47.1 28 29.8 17.3-46.2 34 36.6 24.6-50.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 135 48.8 40.1-57.7 58 17.6 11.6-25.9 94 33.5 26.0-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 217 50.4 42.7-58.0 85 20.5 14.5-28.2 120 29.1 22.7-36.6
Some Post-H.S. 298 158 51.2 42.2-60.1 80 31.0 22.9-40.5 60 17.8 12.4-24.8
College Graduate 236 115 48.1 39.7-56.6 68 27.1 20.3-35.1 53 24.8 17.9-33.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 137 49.3 40.7-57.9 53 16.8 11.1-24.5 79 33.9 26.1-42.7
$15,000- 24,999 282 151 52.5 43.2-61.7 62 21.5 15.1-29.7 69 26.0 18.3-35.5
$25,000- 34,999 161 84 54.8 43.5-65.7 33 17.7 10.8-27.7 44 27.4 18.8-38.2
$35,000- 49,999 113 52 45.1 32.6-58.3 44 40.8 28.8-54.0 17 14.1 7.0-26.2
$50,000-74,999 64 36 59.4 42.8-74.2 17 19.9 10.7-33.9 11 20.7 10.1-37.5
$75,000+ 53 19 40.5 24.9-58.2 20 35.4 20.9-53.2 14 24.1 11.7-43.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 9 51.4 25.3-76.8 1 4.7 0.6-27.6 6 43.9 19.8-71.3
Guilford 71 35 50.0 36.2-63.7 21 28.9 18.0-43.0 15 21.1 12.2-34.0
Mecklenburg 81 46 58.3 45.8-69.8 18 17.3 10.5-27.2 17 24.4 14.9-37.3
Orange 31 17 57.3 38.5-74.3 9 26.9 13.7-46.0 5 15.8 6.4-34.0
Wake 55 24 49.0 34.4-63.8 13 18.4 10.0-31.4 18 32.5 20.2-47.9
Chatham/Lee 53 31 62.8 47.3-76.0 9 16.4 7.8-31.3 13 20.9 11.4-35.1
Nash/Wilson 79 40 50.8 38.5-63.0 17 20.3 12.2-31.7 22 28.9 18.9-41.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 26 50.9 33.5-68.0 12 21.7 10.9-38.7 18 27.4 15.4-43.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 4 26.3 6.1-66.3 1 5.2 0.6-34.3 4 68.5 27.8-92.5
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 52 53.0 42.0-63.7 26 23.9 15.8-34.5 25 23.1 15.3-33.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 4 34.4 11.9-67.1 3 39.1 13.1-73.2 2 26.5 6.7-64.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 48 51.1 39.6-62.5 22 19.0 12.1-28.7 24 29.8 20.0-41.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 59 61.7 50.9-71.4 23 21.1 13.7-31.1 19 17.2 10.8-26.4
Northeast NC I 168 79 48.8 39.9-57.8 39 22.1 15.7-30.2 50 29.1 21.8-37.6
Northeast NC II 97 45 48.1 36.7-59.6 22 24.0 15.4-35.5 30 27.9 19.3-38.6
Northeastern Partnership 265 124 48.5 41.3-55.7 61 23.0 17.5-29.7 80 28.5 22.7-35.1
Mountain AHEC 32 16 46.8 26.7-67.9 6 14.1 5.5-31.9 10 39.1 20.2-62.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 660 329 49.4 43.1-55.7 154 26.8 20.9-33.6 177 23.8 19.4-29.0
Piedmont 540 274 50.6 44.7-56.5 130 22.5 17.8-27.9 136 26.9 22.0-32.6
Western NC 46 22 37.1 18.5-60.6 8 9.5 3.7-22.2 16 53.4 29.0-76.2

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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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