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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 15,275 9,192 60.5 59.4-61.5 3,481 22.8 21.9-23.8 2,602 16.7 15.9-17.6
-Alamance County 401 241 59.4 52.6-65.7 84 22.1 16.8-28.4 76 18.6 13.7-24.7
GENDER
Male 124 78 54.6 42.4-66.3 25 22.6 13.4-35.5 21 22.8 13.6-35.7
Female 277 163 62.9 56.0-69.3 59 21.7 16.4-28.0 55 15.5 11.4-20.6
RACE
White 300 187 66.6 59.7-72.8 62 20.5 15.4-26.8 51 12.9 9.0-18.3
Other 98 51 43.4 31.4-56.3 22 25.7 14.8-40.9 25 30.8 19.3-45.4
AGE
18-44 157 100 57.8 47.3-67.5 30 21.3 13.6-31.7 27 20.9 13.3-31.4
45+ 242 140 61.4 54.2-68.1 53 23.0 17.2-29.9 49 15.6 11.6-20.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 101 49.9 40.2-59.6 39 22.3 14.4-32.9 52 27.8 19.5-37.9
Some College + 206 138 68.2 59.5-75.7 44 21.7 15.4-29.7 24 10.1 5.7-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 131 54.4 45.5-63.1 52 25.8 18.1-35.4 44 19.8 13.6-27.9
$50,000+ 105 77 74.7 63.0-83.7 15 15.8 8.5-27.4 13 9.5 4.7-18.0

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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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