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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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 13,018 84.4 83.6-85.2 1,138 7.5 6.9- 8.1 1,105 8.1 7.5- 8.8
-Cumberland County 410 357 87.3 83.0-90.6 30 7.2 4.7-10.9 23 5.6 3.6- 8.5
GENDER
Male 144 127 89.9 83.3-94.1 9 5.6 2.6-11.5 8 4.5 2.1- 9.2
Female 266 230 84.6 78.5-89.3 21 8.8 5.2-14.3 15 6.6 3.9-11.1
RACE
White 254 229 90.9 86.0-94.2 15 5.2 2.8- 9.4 10 3.9 2.0- 7.6
Other 153 125 81.2 72.7-87.5 15 10.6 5.9-18.4 13 8.3 4.6-14.4
AGE
18-44 199 169 86.5 80.3-91.0 17 8.5 4.9-14.3 13 5.0 2.8- 8.8
45+ 208 186 89.4 83.6-93.3 13 5.3 2.9- 9.4 9 5.4 2.6-10.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 116 81.9 73.4-88.1 16 11.8 6.8-19.6 11 6.3 3.3-11.7
Some College + 266 241 90.8 85.6-94.2 14 4.6 2.3- 9.1 11 4.6 2.4- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 192 84.1 77.5-89.1 22 10.1 6.1-16.3 15 5.8 3.3- 9.9
$50,000+ 142 134 95.7 91.0-98.0 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 3 2.4 0.7- 7.2

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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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