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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 1,245 1,052 86.0 82.8-88.6 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 144 10.5 8.1-13.3
GENDER
Female 1,245 1,052 86.0 82.8-88.6 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 144 10.5 8.1-13.3
RACE
African American 1,245 1,052 86.0 82.8-88.6 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 144 10.5 8.1-13.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 11 92.3 67.7-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.7 1.4-32.3
-English Speaking 13 11 92.3 67.7-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.7 1.4-32.3
Non-Hispanic 1,232 1,041 85.9 82.8-88.6 49 3.6 2.4- 5.4 142 10.5 8.1-13.4
AGE
18-24 88 74 90.6 81.0-95.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.0 11 8.2 3.5-17.9
25-34 198 177 92.0 83.9-96.2 7 1.1 0.5- 2.7 14 6.9 2.9-15.3
35-44 259 234 87.2 79.0-92.6 7 5.8 2.4-13.4 18 7.0 3.4-13.6
45-54 256 227 91.3 86.1-94.7 8 2.8 1.2- 6.4 21 5.9 3.2-10.6
55-64 182 157 85.1 73.3-92.2 7 3.9 1.3-10.8 18 11.0 4.8-23.2
65-74 147 105 73.8 62.8-82.5 10 3.3 1.6- 6.7 32 22.9 14.7-34.0
75+ 103 68 64.4 50.5-76.3 6 8.7 3.3-20.9 29 26.9 16.8-40.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 206 74.4 66.6-80.9 20 6.6 3.5-12.2 60 19.0 13.5-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 352 83.4 77.1-88.2 21 4.4 2.4- 7.9 49 12.3 8.1-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 298 266 89.7 82.2-94.3 7 2.8 0.9- 8.2 25 7.5 3.7-14.5
College Graduate 236 226 96.8 93.4-98.5 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 9 2.9 1.3- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 215 75.7 66.5-83.0 19 5.5 3.2- 9.3 35 18.9 12.0-28.4
$15,000- 24,999 282 236 83.8 75.6-89.7 15 5.9 2.8-11.9 31 10.3 5.7-17.8
$25,000- 34,999 161 144 89.1 79.3-94.6 3 2.0 0.5- 7.5 14 8.9 3.9-18.8
$35,000- 49,999 113 106 95.2 84.2-98.7 3 3.8 0.8-16.7 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7
$50,000-74,999 64 62 98.0 91.1-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.0 0.4- 8.9
$75,000+ 53 49 92.4 76.5-97.8 1 4.1 0.6-23.8 3 3.6 0.8-14.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 13 86.1 62.2-95.9 1 4.9 0.7-28.7 2 9.0 2.0-32.1
Guilford 71 63 88.3 76.5-94.6 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 6 9.6 4.0-21.6
Mecklenburg 80 71 89.2 77.7-95.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 8 10.1 4.3-21.7
Orange 31 25 81.0 62.5-91.6 3 10.7 3.4-28.9 3 8.3 2.5-24.3
Wake 55 46 83.2 67.5-92.1 2 5.8 1.3-22.7 7 11.0 4.5-24.8
Chatham/Lee 53 44 81.4 65.5-91.0 0 0.0 . - . 9 18.6 9.0-34.5
Nash/Wilson 79 72 92.2 83.1-96.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 7.8 3.4-16.9
Craven/Pamlico 56 45 70.7 47.9-86.3 2 5.2 1.1-20.5 9 24.2 9.7-48.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 8 95.6 69.5-99.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.4 0.5-30.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 85.4 40.0-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 90 87.1 77.5-93.0 2 3.2 0.7-13.5 11 9.7 5.0-17.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 8 85.3 41.6-97.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.7 2.1-58.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 76 77.0 64.8-86.0 5 4.9 1.8-12.8 13 18.0 10.0-30.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 85 85.7 77.1-91.4 6 5.9 2.5-13.5 10 8.4 4.4-15.4
Northeast NC I 168 133 79.9 71.9-86.1 13 8.4 4.5-15.0 22 11.7 7.3-18.4
Northeast NC II 97 82 87.8 79.7-93.0 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 11 7.9 4.1-14.8
Northeastern Partnership 265 215 83.6 78.1-87.9 17 6.4 3.8-10.7 33 10.0 6.8-14.5
Mountain AHEC 32 26 86.9 71.6-94.6 1 2.8 0.4-17.6 5 10.3 3.9-24.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 660 551 84.9 79.9-88.8 33 4.9 2.9- 8.1 76 10.2 7.0-14.7
Piedmont 539 463 86.6 82.1-90.0 15 2.7 1.4- 5.2 61 10.7 7.6-14.9
Western NC 46 38 90.9 79.8-96.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 7 7.5 3.0-17.6

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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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