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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Heart Attack and Stroke

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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%)
North Carolina 15,283 7,745 46.3 45.2-47.4 4,826 34.9 33.9-36.0 2,712 18.8 17.9-19.7
-Alamance County 401 202 44.8 38.6-51.1 120 33.4 27.4-39.9 79 21.9 16.7-28.0
GENDER
Male 124 48 35.3 25.2-46.9 54 41.4 30.4-53.2 22 23.4 14.3-35.8
Female 277 154 51.8 44.8-58.7 66 27.5 21.4-34.5 57 20.7 15.6-27.0
RACE
White 300 170 54.3 47.2-61.2 83 30.4 24.3-37.3 47 15.4 11.0-21.0
Other 98 31 24.8 16.2-36.1 37 40.2 27.7-54.2 30 34.9 23.0-49.1
AGE
18-44 157 65 37.0 28.2-46.6 56 36.5 27.4-46.7 36 26.5 18.4-36.6
45+ 242 136 55.0 47.7-62.1 64 29.5 23.2-36.6 42 15.5 11.2-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 76 30.0 22.8-38.4 67 41.3 31.8-51.4 49 28.7 20.2-39.0
Some College + 206 124 58.4 49.9-66.4 52 25.9 19.4-33.7 30 15.7 10.6-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 113 43.3 35.2-51.8 66 31.5 23.5-40.7 48 25.2 18.3-33.6
$50,000+ 105 60 55.0 43.4-66.1 31 32.5 22.7-44.3 14 12.5 7.0-21.3

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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