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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 4,314 1,434 35.0 32.8-37.2 1,500 32.7 30.6-34.8 1,380 32.4 30.3-34.5
AGE
18-24 230 109 44.0 34.6-53.8 53 24.5 17.3-33.6 68 31.5 23.2-41.2
25-34 586 232 40.2 34.7-45.9 164 28.1 23.2-33.5 190 31.7 26.6-37.3
35-44 760 283 38.9 34.1-44.0 246 28.6 24.3-33.2 231 32.5 27.9-37.5
45-54 835 267 32.0 27.5-36.9 329 39.2 34.5-44.2 239 28.8 24.4-33.6
55-64 720 238 34.0 29.0-39.3 238 30.9 26.1-36.0 244 35.2 30.0-40.7
65-74 630 190 31.6 26.3-37.3 247 37.2 32.0-42.8 193 31.2 26.2-36.6
75+ 524 102 19.3 14.7-24.9 218 43.2 37.1-49.6 204 37.4 31.7-43.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 572 151 23.5 18.9-28.8 190 33.6 28.0-39.7 231 42.9 36.8-49.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,274 398 33.2 29.3-37.3 436 31.6 27.8-35.5 440 35.3 31.3-39.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 418 38.8 34.5-43.4 400 32.7 28.8-36.9 335 28.4 24.6-32.6
College Graduate 1,306 467 38.4 34.6-42.4 470 33.1 29.6-36.8 369 28.5 25.1-32.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 457 141 25.6 20.4-31.7 159 33.5 27.6-40.1 157 40.8 33.9-48.2
$15,000- 24,999 735 247 32.7 27.7-38.1 234 32.8 27.7-38.4 254 34.5 29.4-39.9
$25,000- 34,999 472 153 33.3 26.8-40.6 173 32.0 26.0-38.8 146 34.6 27.9-42.0
$35,000- 49,999 573 207 36.3 30.4-42.7 199 34.7 29.1-40.8 167 29.0 23.5-35.1
$50,000-74,999 485 157 36.8 30.9-43.1 176 33.5 27.9-39.6 152 29.7 24.5-35.6
$75,000+ 577 210 38.5 33.2-44.1 218 36.7 31.5-42.2 149 24.8 20.4-29.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 76 35.5 28.7-43.0 101 39.0 32.4-46.0 65 25.4 19.9-31.8
Guilford 199 59 31.6 24.2-40.0 78 39.1 31.6-47.2 62 29.3 22.7-37.0
Mecklenburg 181 62 35.9 28.4-44.1 56 29.7 22.9-37.5 63 34.5 27.2-42.5
Orange 236 76 34.8 25.5-45.5 96 36.2 25.4-48.5 64 29.0 20.1-40.0
Wake 197 71 34.7 27.8-42.4 66 33.0 26.1-40.8 60 32.2 25.1-40.3
Chatham/Lee 173 62 37.4 29.5-46.0 62 36.7 29.1-45.2 49 25.8 19.3-33.6
Nash/Wilson 149 46 29.9 22.6-38.4 62 39.7 31.3-48.7 41 30.4 22.5-39.6
Craven/Pamlico 217 75 37.7 30.6-45.4 73 29.5 23.6-36.1 69 32.8 26.2-40.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 74 30.0 23.7-37.2 88 37.8 30.9-45.2 91 32.2 26.2-38.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 97 36.6 27.6-46.6 80 27.1 20.9-34.4 97 36.3 28.6-44.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 60 30.1 22.0-39.5 70 37.2 28.3-46.9 54 32.8 24.3-42.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 81 39.8 32.2-48.0 76 31.0 24.7-38.2 71 29.2 23.0-36.2
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 43 40.4 31.0-50.5 34 25.7 18.1-35.0 41 33.9 25.4-43.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 63 40.2 32.1-48.8 57 28.6 21.9-36.4 54 31.2 24.0-39.5
Northeast NC I 137 41 33.8 25.6-43.2 47 32.4 24.4-41.5 49 33.8 25.9-42.6
Northeast NC II 220 69 29.1 22.9-36.2 82 40.7 33.4-48.4 69 30.2 23.8-37.4
Northeastern Partnership 357 110 30.4 25.3-36.1 129 38.4 32.6-44.5 118 31.2 26.0-36.9
Mountain AHEC 730 230 32.2 27.7-37.1 280 37.9 33.3-42.7 220 29.9 25.6-34.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,308 441 35.0 31.0-39.2 434 30.0 26.4-34.0 433 35.0 30.9-39.3
Piedmont 1,820 608 35.0 31.9-38.2 644 33.1 30.2-36.2 568 31.9 28.9-35.0
Western NC 1,186 385 35.0 30.9-39.3 422 35.1 31.3-39.1 379 30.0 26.4-33.7

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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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