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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,349 941 20.4 18.7-22.2 3,408 79.6 77.8-81.3
AGE
18-24 231 40 16.3 10.1-25.1 191 83.7 74.9-89.9
25-34 591 116 18.7 14.7-23.5 475 81.3 76.5-85.3
35-44 765 189 24.1 20.2-28.5 576 75.9 71.5-79.8
45-54 839 220 24.2 20.3-28.6 619 75.8 71.4-79.7
55-64 729 181 24.1 19.8-28.8 548 75.9 71.2-80.2
65-74 636 137 22.1 17.8-27.0 499 77.9 73.0-82.2
75+ 527 55 8.8 5.9-12.9 472 91.2 87.1-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 580 55 8.0 5.4-11.7 525 92.0 88.3-94.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,286 198 15.6 12.7-18.9 1,088 84.4 81.1-87.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,162 262 21.6 18.2-25.5 900 78.4 74.5-81.8
College Graduate 1,312 425 29.6 26.3-33.1 887 70.4 66.9-73.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 54 10.7 7.3-15.4 407 89.3 84.6-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 737 126 16.5 12.8-21.2 611 83.5 78.8-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 477 105 20.9 15.7-27.4 372 79.1 72.6-84.3
$35,000- 49,999 575 152 23.0 18.6-28.2 423 77.0 71.8-81.4
$50,000-74,999 488 138 23.5 18.9-28.7 350 76.5 71.3-81.1
$75,000+ 580 191 32.3 27.4-37.7 389 67.7 62.3-72.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 244 63 24.3 18.9-30.6 181 75.7 69.4-81.1
Guilford 200 50 23.9 17.9-31.0 150 76.1 69.0-82.1
Mecklenburg 183 48 24.4 18.3-31.7 135 75.6 68.3-81.7
Orange 236 77 26.5 18.5-36.5 159 73.5 63.5-81.5
Wake 197 57 26.7 20.5-34.0 140 73.3 66.0-79.5
Chatham/Lee 175 35 17.5 12.4-23.9 140 82.5 76.1-87.6
Nash/Wilson 150 37 22.3 16.0-30.2 113 77.7 69.8-84.0
Craven/Pamlico 220 47 20.3 15.0-26.9 173 79.7 73.1-85.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 258 50 22.3 16.4-29.6 208 77.7 70.4-83.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 41 12.9 9.0-18.2 233 87.1 81.8-91.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 185 44 23.5 16.3-32.6 141 76.5 67.4-83.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 229 38 15.6 11.0-21.5 191 84.4 78.5-89.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 119 19 12.1 7.4-19.0 100 87.9 81.0-92.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 177 28 14.9 10.2-21.3 149 85.1 78.7-89.8
Northeast NC I 138 36 28.0 20.4-37.1 102 72.0 62.9-79.6
Northeast NC II 221 46 21.8 16.2-28.7 175 78.2 71.3-83.8
Northeastern Partnership 359 82 23.5 18.8-29.0 277 76.5 71.0-81.2
Mountain AHEC 735 152 19.9 16.6-23.8 583 80.1 76.2-83.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,322 269 19.2 16.0-22.9 1,053 80.8 77.1-84.0
Piedmont 1,833 440 21.8 19.4-24.5 1,393 78.2 75.5-80.6
Western NC 1,194 232 17.9 15.3-20.9 962 82.1 79.1-84.7

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Data in this table were derived from the all six stroke 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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