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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 15,261 13,213 84.0 83.1-84.9 1,103 8.7 8.0- 9.5 945 7.2 6.6- 7.9
-Alamance County 400 350 82.6 75.6-88.0 28 6.7 4.4-10.1 22 10.7 6.0-18.2
GENDER
Male 123 97 70.5 56.8-81.3 15 9.4 5.2-16.5 11 20.1 10.3-35.4
Female 277 253 91.6 87.3-94.6 13 4.7 2.6- 8.3 11 3.7 2.0- 7.0
RACE
White 299 275 93.0 89.2-95.5 20 5.9 3.6- 9.5 4 1.1 0.3- 3.3
Other 98 73 61.0 46.0-74.2 8 8.4 3.9-17.2 17 30.6 17.9-47.2
AGE
18-44 156 128 76.1 64.7-84.7 12 6.7 3.6-12.2 16 17.2 9.4-29.4
45+ 242 220 91.0 86.1-94.3 16 6.7 4.0-11.2 6 2.2 0.9- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 155 71.0 59.2-80.6 19 10.1 6.1-16.4 17 18.8 10.2-32.2
Some College + 206 192 93.4 88.2-96.4 9 3.5 1.7- 7.2 5 3.1 1.1- 8.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 226 190 77.3 67.3-85.0 21 9.6 5.9-15.2 15 13.1 6.6-24.2
$50,000+ 105 102 96.4 89.0-98.9 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.4

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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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