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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 15,271 13,943 90.3 89.6-91.0 711 4.9 4.5- 5.4 617 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Alamance County 400 368 86.8 79.4-91.9 19 6.8 3.4-13.2 13 6.3 3.0-12.7
GENDER
Male 123 108 78.5 63.3-88.5 9 9.8 3.4-24.7 6 11.8 4.8-26.0
Female 277 260 93.0 88.3-95.9 10 4.7 2.3- 9.3 7 2.3 1.0- 5.0
RACE
White 299 284 96.4 93.8-97.9 12 2.8 1.5- 5.1 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7
Other 98 81 66.5 50.2-79.6 7 15.4 6.3-33.2 10 18.1 8.5-34.5
AGE
18-44 156 140 81.1 68.8-89.3 8 9.2 3.8-20.7 8 9.7 4.2-20.7
45+ 242 226 94.2 90.4-96.6 11 3.8 2.0- 6.9 5 2.0 0.8- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 166 75.8 63.1-85.2 13 11.3 5.0-23.7 12 12.9 6.2-24.7
Some College + 206 199 97.1 93.2-98.8 6 2.7 1.1- 6.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 206 85.2 74.1-92.0 11 8.6 3.3-20.6 9 6.2 2.7-13.5
$50,000+ 105 103 97.5 89.6-99.4 2 2.5 0.6-10.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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