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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITE 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 4,315 4,135 95.6 94.5-96.5 94 2.5 1.8- 3.4 86 1.9 1.4- 2.6
AGE
18-24 230 223 94.3 86.3-97.7 3 4.1 1.3-12.5 4 1.6 0.4- 6.4
25-34 586 576 99.1 98.1-99.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
35-44 760 742 97.5 95.5-98.6 10 1.4 0.6- 3.0 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8
45-54 835 819 98.3 96.1-99.2 9 1.1 0.3- 3.3 7 0.7 0.2- 2.0
55-64 720 706 95.9 92.1-97.9 6 2.2 0.8- 5.8 8 1.9 0.7- 4.8
65-74 631 595 94.9 91.8-96.9 21 3.1 1.7- 5.9 15 2.0 0.9- 4.1
75+ 524 447 84.4 79.4-88.3 40 8.3 5.5-12.5 37 7.3 4.8-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 573 514 88.5 84.0-91.9 30 6.3 3.8-10.2 29 5.2 3.2- 8.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,274 1,214 95.7 93.6-97.2 30 2.3 1.2- 4.3 30 2.0 1.2- 3.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 1,116 95.9 93.4-97.5 20 2.3 1.1- 4.6 17 1.8 0.9- 3.5
College Graduate 1,306 1,285 98.7 97.5-99.3 13 0.9 0.4- 2.1 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 458 424 89.3 83.9-93.0 18 6.0 3.4-10.3 16 4.7 2.4- 9.2
$15,000- 24,999 735 705 95.9 92.2-97.9 14 2.0 0.6- 6.1 16 2.1 1.0- 4.4
$25,000- 34,999 472 451 94.5 89.6-97.1 11 3.2 1.4- 7.4 10 2.3 0.8- 6.4
$35,000- 49,999 573 559 96.3 91.5-98.4 9 2.6 0.8- 7.9 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4
$50,000-74,999 485 477 99.2 98.0-99.7 4 0.4 0.1- 1.4 4 0.4 0.1- 1.6
$75,000+ 577 568 98.4 95.9-99.4 7 0.9 0.3- 2.7 2 0.7 0.1- 3.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 234 96.3 92.3-98.2 6 2.6 1.1- 6.3 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3
Guilford 199 194 97.4 92.8-99.1 2 1.2 0.2- 6.2 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1
Mecklenburg 181 179 98.8 95.2-99.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3
Orange 236 230 95.2 81.3-98.9 5 1.2 0.4- 3.1 1 3.6 0.5-21.2
Wake 197 190 96.0 91.6-98.1 5 3.3 1.4- 7.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Chatham/Lee 173 164 95.7 91.8-97.8 6 3.0 1.3- 6.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.0
Nash/Wilson 149 138 91.8 84.7-95.8 5 3.8 1.6- 9.1 6 4.4 1.6-11.2
Craven/Pamlico 217 210 97.4 94.1-98.9 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 254 244 97.2 94.6-98.5 5 1.2 0.5- 2.9 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 263 96.1 92.7-97.9 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 7 2.6 1.2- 5.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 178 97.1 93.4-98.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 219 96.9 94.0-98.5 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 5 1.9 0.8- 4.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 112 95.7 90.3-98.1 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9 3 1.8 0.5- 5.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 163 93.9 88.8-96.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 9 5.4 2.7-10.6
Northeast NC I 137 132 96.3 90.4-98.7 2 2.3 0.6- 9.3 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2
Northeast NC II 220 212 97.4 94.7-98.8 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
Northeastern Partnership 357 344 97.1 94.9-98.4 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8
Mountain AHEC 730 700 95.3 92.8-97.0 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 13 2.4 1.2- 4.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 1,244 95.1 92.6-96.7 27 2.3 1.1- 4.4 37 2.7 1.6- 4.4
Piedmont 1,820 1,752 95.8 94.2-97.0 40 2.6 1.7- 4.1 28 1.6 1.0- 2.5
Western NC 1,187 1,139 95.8 94.1-97.1 27 2.3 1.4- 3.6 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2

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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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