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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 1,245 866 68.7 64.5-72.7 115 8.2 6.3-10.8 264 23.0 19.4-27.1
GENDER
Female 1,245 866 68.7 64.5-72.7 115 8.2 6.3-10.8 264 23.0 19.4-27.1
RACE
African American 1,245 866 68.7 64.5-72.7 115 8.2 6.3-10.8 264 23.0 19.4-27.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 8 55.8 18.8-87.3 1 1.9 0.2-13.8 4 42.3 11.6-80.4
-English Speaking 13 8 55.8 18.8-87.3 1 1.9 0.2-13.8 4 42.3 11.6-80.4
Non-Hispanic 1,232 858 68.8 64.6-72.7 114 8.3 6.3-10.8 260 22.9 19.3-27.0
AGE
18-24 88 47 60.8 44.6-75.0 17 9.2 4.7-17.1 24 30.0 17.2-46.8
25-34 198 140 69.6 59.5-78.2 17 7.0 3.2-14.7 41 23.4 15.8-33.1
35-44 259 183 64.9 55.5-73.3 31 11.5 7.0-18.4 45 23.5 16.1-33.0
45-54 256 215 85.8 77.6-91.4 10 2.1 1.0- 4.4 31 12.1 6.8-20.5
55-64 182 132 71.3 60.2-80.3 14 7.6 3.6-15.0 36 21.1 13.0-32.4
65-74 147 88 61.4 49.4-72.2 15 6.4 3.3-12.0 44 32.2 22.1-44.3
75+ 103 54 59.0 45.1-71.5 9 12.3 5.5-25.2 40 28.7 18.6-41.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 165 61.4 52.8-69.3 29 9.6 5.7-15.9 92 29.0 22.1-37.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 422 287 63.4 55.7-70.6 46 9.7 6.5-14.3 89 26.9 20.2-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 298 221 70.1 60.5-78.1 28 9.5 5.3-16.6 49 20.4 13.4-29.8
College Graduate 236 191 83.4 76.5-88.7 12 2.7 1.2- 6.1 33 13.8 9.0-20.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 175 60.6 51.6-68.9 31 12.3 7.1-20.3 63 27.2 20.1-35.7
$15,000- 24,999 282 193 63.9 54.4-72.5 36 12.1 7.5-18.8 53 24.0 16.5-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 161 118 68.3 55.9-78.6 10 4.8 1.9-11.7 33 26.8 17.0-39.6
$35,000- 49,999 113 91 72.5 57.7-83.6 7 2.5 1.0- 6.0 15 25.0 14.2-40.3
$50,000-74,999 64 55 78.1 59.1-89.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 21.9 10.2-40.9
$75,000+ 53 41 85.5 71.7-93.2 5 7.2 2.4-20.1 7 7.3 2.6-18.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 12 69.8 38.4-89.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 30.2 10.5-61.6
Guilford 71 55 82.2 70.8-89.8 7 6.7 3.0-14.1 9 11.1 5.2-22.2
Mecklenburg 80 54 64.1 51.2-75.3 4 6.4 2.2-17.0 22 29.5 19.3-42.3
Orange 31 23 72.0 52.3-85.7 6 19.2 8.5-37.8 2 8.9 2.2-29.2
Wake 55 37 63.1 47.2-76.6 2 4.8 1.2-17.3 16 32.1 19.3-48.3
Chatham/Lee 53 33 66.7 51.3-79.2 6 10.6 4.3-24.0 14 22.6 12.5-37.4
Nash/Wilson 79 58 70.7 57.8-81.0 7 8.6 3.9-18.0 14 20.7 11.9-33.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 35 57.6 38.6-74.5 7 11.9 5.0-25.7 14 30.5 14.9-52.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 5 76.7 37.9-94.7 2 14.5 2.6-51.9 2 8.8 1.6-36.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 3 41.1 11.7-78.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 58.9 21.3-88.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 73 68.7 57.3-78.2 11 12.9 6.4-24.3 19 18.4 11.5-28.1
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 67 69.3 57.1-79.4 9 7.2 3.5-14.3 18 23.4 14.3-36.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 82 82.6 73.2-89.3 8 7.8 3.4-16.6 11 9.6 5.2-17.0
Northeast NC I 168 105 65.7 57.0-73.5 19 11.1 6.7-18.1 44 23.1 16.7-31.1
Northeast NC II 97 66 70.2 58.9-79.6 9 11.6 5.5-22.9 22 18.1 11.5-27.5
Northeastern Partnership 265 171 67.8 60.9-74.1 28 11.4 7.3-17.3 66 20.8 15.9-26.7
Mountain AHEC 32 24 72.8 50.1-87.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 27.2 12.3-49.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 660 463 71.3 65.2-76.7 63 8.8 6.0-12.8 134 19.9 15.2-25.6
Piedmont 539 372 67.4 61.5-72.8 51 8.1 5.5-11.8 116 24.5 19.5-30.3
Western NC 46 31 55.4 28.2-79.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 14 43.4 19.1-71.3

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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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