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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all heart attack symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,240 1,861 10.0 9.5-10.6 15,379 90.0 89.4-90.5
-Alamance County 463 44 8.0 5.6-11.1 419 92.0 88.9-94.4
GENDER
Male 147 10 6.3 3.1-12.3 137 93.7 87.7-96.9
Female 316 34 9.2 6.3-13.2 282 90.8 86.8-93.7
RACE
White 348 38 9.1 6.3-12.9 310 90.9 87.1-93.7
Other 112 5 5.0 1.8-12.9 107 95.0 87.1-98.2
AGE
18-44 176 10 5.1 2.6- 9.9 166 94.9 90.1-97.4
45+ 285 34 11.4 7.9-16.3 251 88.6 83.7-92.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 12 5.0 2.4-10.0 211 95.0 90.0-97.6
Some College + 237 30 9.9 6.7-14.5 207 90.1 85.5-93.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 19 5.9 3.3-10.2 247 94.1 89.8-96.7
$50,000+ 116 16 9.9 5.7-16.5 100 90.1 83.5-94.3

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*Derived from 6 heart attack questions.

^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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