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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 4,307 3,252 74.3 72.2-76.3 316 7.8 6.6- 9.2 739 17.9 16.2-19.8
AGE
18-24 228 141 65.4 55.9-73.7 27 14.0 8.3-22.6 60 20.7 14.5-28.5
25-34 586 394 67.2 61.5-72.4 48 10.9 7.6-15.6 144 21.8 17.5-26.9
35-44 758 565 75.6 70.7-79.8 70 7.2 5.2-10.0 123 17.2 13.4-21.8
45-54 835 706 84.6 80.5-87.9 41 3.0 2.0- 4.5 88 12.4 9.3-16.5
55-64 719 598 80.0 74.5-84.6 38 5.1 3.1- 8.3 83 14.9 10.8-20.2
65-74 630 508 80.6 75.9-84.6 41 6.1 4.0- 9.1 81 13.3 9.9-17.6
75+ 522 321 61.1 54.8-67.1 49 11.4 7.7-16.6 152 27.5 22.4-33.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 569 355 58.8 52.4-65.0 62 12.5 8.7-17.5 152 28.7 23.1-35.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,272 915 72.1 68.1-75.8 96 7.6 5.5-10.4 261 20.3 17.1-23.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 899 76.3 72.2-79.9 86 8.5 6.1-11.6 168 15.2 12.3-18.7
College Graduate 1,304 1,078 81.4 78.1-84.4 71 5.2 3.8- 7.1 155 13.4 10.8-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 456 310 64.1 56.8-70.8 37 8.9 5.7-13.4 109 27.0 20.8-34.4
$15,000- 24,999 732 522 68.3 62.8-73.4 59 10.6 7.4-14.8 151 21.1 16.8-26.1
$25,000- 34,999 472 366 72.6 65.1-78.9 32 9.4 5.3-16.1 74 18.1 13.0-24.5
$35,000- 49,999 572 450 75.3 69.1-80.7 44 7.6 4.8-11.6 78 17.1 12.5-23.0
$50,000-74,999 485 377 78.6 72.9-83.5 35 6.2 3.6-10.6 73 15.1 11.1-20.2
$75,000+ 576 493 83.1 78.3-87.1 30 5.8 3.6- 9.2 53 11.1 7.8-15.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 193 80.3 74.2-85.2 14 6.0 3.5-10.1 35 13.7 9.6-19.3
Guilford 199 154 75.7 67.6-82.3 17 9.7 5.6-16.1 28 14.7 9.5-21.9
Mecklenburg 181 144 78.3 70.8-84.3 10 5.8 2.9-11.0 27 16.0 10.8-22.9
Orange 236 178 63.0 50.1-74.4 16 12.4 5.2-26.6 42 24.6 15.1-37.4
Wake 196 149 76.2 69.0-82.1 16 8.9 5.2-14.6 31 15.0 10.4-21.1
Chatham/Lee 172 131 74.3 66.3-81.0 16 10.2 6.2-16.4 25 15.5 10.2-22.7
Nash/Wilson 149 121 77.5 68.3-84.7 10 9.2 4.8-17.0 18 13.3 7.8-21.5
Craven/Pamlico 217 157 70.3 62.8-76.8 22 10.1 6.5-15.3 38 19.6 14.0-26.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 185 72.5 65.7-78.4 28 11.2 7.6-16.3 40 16.3 11.5-22.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 193 70.8 63.3-77.3 19 6.8 4.1-11.3 62 22.4 16.7-29.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 145 82.4 75.3-87.7 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1 32 14.9 9.9-21.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 227 162 69.2 61.7-75.9 19 9.2 5.5-14.9 46 21.6 15.9-28.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 92 75.2 65.4-82.9 5 5.5 2.0-14.1 21 19.3 12.6-28.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 130 69.6 60.8-77.3 14 10.5 5.7-18.5 30 19.9 13.7-27.8
Northeast NC I 137 104 76.2 67.7-83.1 16 11.6 7.0-18.5 17 12.2 7.3-19.7
Northeast NC II 220 167 76.6 69.8-82.2 15 6.7 3.8-11.5 38 16.7 12.0-22.8
Northeastern Partnership 357 271 76.5 71.2-81.1 31 8.0 5.4-11.7 55 15.5 11.7-20.2
Mountain AHEC 728 557 78.0 73.7-81.7 52 7.5 5.2-10.6 119 14.6 11.6-18.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,307 987 74.1 70.1-77.8 100 7.3 5.4- 9.9 220 18.6 15.3-22.3
Piedmont 1,817 1,380 74.0 70.9-76.8 129 8.0 6.3-10.1 308 18.0 15.6-20.7
Western NC 1,183 885 75.4 71.6-78.9 87 8.0 5.8-11.1 211 16.5 13.7-19.7

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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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