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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,350 627 13.5 12.1-15.1 3,723 86.5 84.9-87.9
AGE
18-24 231 20 8.9 4.8-15.9 211 91.1 84.1-95.2
25-34 591 59 10.7 7.8-14.7 532 89.3 85.3-92.2
35-44 765 114 14.7 11.5-18.7 651 85.3 81.3-88.5
45-54 839 163 19.1 15.5-23.3 676 80.9 76.7-84.5
55-64 729 111 13.6 10.3-17.7 618 86.4 82.3-89.7
65-74 636 96 13.8 10.4-18.1 540 86.2 81.9-89.6
75+ 528 59 10.2 7.0-14.5 469 89.8 85.5-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 580 52 8.8 5.8-13.1 528 91.2 86.9-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,287 169 12.3 9.9-15.2 1,118 87.7 84.8-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,162 168 13.4 10.7-16.6 994 86.6 83.4-89.3
College Graduate 1,312 236 16.9 14.2-19.9 1,076 83.1 80.1-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 46 8.2 5.5-12.2 415 91.8 87.8-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 738 90 13.6 10.0-18.3 648 86.4 81.7-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 477 68 14.5 10.0-20.5 409 85.5 79.5-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 575 77 13.4 9.8-18.0 498 86.6 82.0-90.2
$50,000-74,999 488 92 17.1 13.0-22.2 396 82.9 77.8-87.0
$75,000+ 580 122 19.9 15.8-24.8 458 80.1 75.2-84.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 244 38 13.8 9.9-19.1 206 86.2 80.9-90.1
Guilford 200 33 15.0 10.5-21.0 167 85.0 79.0-89.5
Mecklenburg 183 24 13.2 8.6-19.6 159 86.8 80.4-91.4
Orange 237 47 12.1 8.4-17.1 190 87.9 82.9-91.6
Wake 197 31 18.4 12.8-25.8 166 81.6 74.2-87.2
Chatham/Lee 175 26 14.6 9.9-21.2 149 85.4 78.8-90.1
Nash/Wilson 150 27 17.8 11.8-26.0 123 82.2 74.0-88.2
Craven/Pamlico 220 33 13.7 9.7-19.0 187 86.3 81.0-90.3
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 41 15.1 11.0-20.4 217 84.9 79.6-89.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 41 14.0 9.7-19.8 233 86.0 80.2-90.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 24 13.8 8.0-22.9 161 86.2 77.1-92.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 38 16.1 11.5-22.1 191 83.9 77.9-88.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 13 10.2 5.5-18.3 106 89.8 81.7-94.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 19 8.3 5.1-13.2 158 91.7 86.8-94.9
Northeast NC I 138 17 10.5 6.1-17.6 121 89.5 82.4-93.9
Northeast NC II 221 34 16.9 11.9-23.4 187 83.1 76.6-88.1
Northeastern Partnership 359 51 15.1 11.2-20.1 308 84.9 79.9-88.8
Mountain AHEC 735 109 12.0 9.5-15.1 626 88.0 84.9-90.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,322 173 12.2 9.8-15.0 1,149 87.8 85.0-90.2
Piedmont 1,834 280 14.7 12.6-17.1 1,554 85.3 82.9-87.4
Western NC 1,194 174 11.8 9.8-14.3 1,020 88.2 85.7-90.2

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Data in this table were derived from the all six heart attack 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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