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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 15,243 10,637 68.7 67.6-69.7 1,466 10.2 9.5-11.0 3,140 21.1 20.2-22.0
-Alamance County 399 283 67.5 60.6-73.7 34 8.5 5.6-12.6 82 24.0 18.2-31.0
GENDER
Male 123 88 65.5 52.3-76.7 12 7.3 3.4-14.9 23 27.2 16.6-41.3
Female 276 195 69.0 62.0-75.2 22 9.4 5.8-14.8 59 21.7 16.4-28.1
RACE
White 298 217 72.9 66.1-78.7 24 8.5 5.1-13.8 57 18.7 13.9-24.6
Other 98 64 56.1 42.0-69.3 9 8.1 4.0-16.0 25 35.8 22.7-51.4
AGE
18-44 156 111 64.2 53.3-73.8 13 8.3 4.3-15.3 32 27.5 18.5-38.9
45+ 241 170 71.5 64.8-77.5 21 8.8 5.6-13.5 50 19.6 14.6-25.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 120 57.2 46.7-67.0 23 10.7 6.5-17.0 47 32.2 22.4-43.7
Some College + 206 161 77.3 69.4-83.6 10 6.0 2.7-12.6 35 16.7 11.5-23.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 225 161 67.2 57.5-75.5 20 7.3 4.5-11.7 44 25.5 17.4-35.7
$50,000+ 105 83 78.0 66.7-86.3 5 6.4 2.0-18.4 17 15.6 9.2-25.1

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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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