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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 399 329 81.7 76.7-85.8 28 7.3 4.9-10.7 42 11.1 7.8-15.5
GENDER
Male 153 125 79.2 70.7-85.7 17 11.2 6.8-18.0 11 9.6 5.1-17.3
Female 246 204 83.8 77.6-88.5 11 3.9 2.0- 7.3 31 12.3 8.1-18.2
RACE
White 356 299 85.4 80.8-89.1 25 6.9 4.5-10.3 32 7.7 5.1-11.4
Other 42 29 58.3 40.2-74.4 3 9.8 3.1-27.1 10 32.0 17.6-50.8
AGE
18-44 149 119 80.0 71.9-86.2 11 6.4 3.4-11.7 19 13.6 8.5-21.1
45+ 247 207 83.4 77.3-88.1 17 8.5 5.1-13.7 23 8.1 5.0-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 157 74.1 66.2-80.8 16 8.6 5.1-14.2 33 17.2 11.7-24.7
Some College + 193 172 89.8 83.9-93.7 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 9 4.4 2.0- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 196 78.3 71.2-84.0 18 8.0 4.8-13.0 30 13.7 9.1-20.3
$50,000+ 96 88 93.6 86.8-97.0 6 5.4 2.3-12.2 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2

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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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