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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 15,235 12,698 81.9 81.0-82.8 943 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,594 11.4 10.7-12.2
-Alamance County 399 337 82.7 75.8-87.9 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 42 12.9 8.1-19.9
GENDER
Male 123 98 76.5 62.3-86.5 8 3.7 1.7- 7.5 17 19.8 10.2-34.9
Female 276 239 87.2 81.9-91.2 12 5.0 2.5- 9.8 25 7.8 5.1-11.7
RACE
White 298 260 89.6 85.2-92.9 13 4.3 2.2- 8.3 25 6.0 3.9- 9.1
Other 98 74 67.8 51.7-80.5 7 4.7 2.0-10.6 17 27.5 15.1-44.7
AGE
18-44 156 135 81.5 69.5-89.5 7 4.0 1.7- 9.2 14 14.5 7.2-27.2
45+ 241 200 84.2 78.7-88.5 13 5.0 2.8- 8.9 28 10.8 7.3-15.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 149 72.5 60.6-81.9 14 7.0 3.7-12.9 27 20.4 11.7-33.3
Some College + 206 185 92.0 87.5-95.0 6 2.0 0.9- 4.6 15 5.9 3.4-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 225 184 79.6 69.6-86.9 16 5.7 3.3- 9.7 25 14.7 8.0-25.5
$50,000+ 105 100 95.7 89.5-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 4.3 1.7-10.5

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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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