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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 15,275 9,192 60.5 59.4-61.5 3,481 22.8 21.9-23.8 2,602 16.7 15.9-17.6
-Eastern NC 4,907 2,834 58.2 56.3-60.1 1,183 23.8 22.2-25.5 890 17.9 16.5-19.4
GENDER
Male 1,697 960 56.7 53.4-59.8 455 26.3 23.5-29.3 282 17.0 14.7-19.6
Female 3,210 1,874 59.7 57.6-61.8 728 21.5 19.8-23.3 608 18.7 17.1-20.5
RACE
White 3,277 2,030 62.3 60.0-64.6 706 21.6 19.7-23.7 541 16.0 14.4-17.9
African American 1,185 586 51.7 47.9-55.4 357 28.5 25.3-32.0 242 19.8 17.1-22.9
Other Minorities 432 212 47.3 40.1-54.7 119 27.8 22.0-34.4 101 24.9 19.5-31.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 231 94 39.8 31.9-48.1 71 32.0 24.2-41.0 66 28.3 21.5-36.1
Non-Hispanic 4,671 2,739 59.9 58.0-61.8 1,111 23.1 21.5-24.8 821 17.0 15.6-18.5
AGE
18-24 241 146 57.6 49.1-65.7 58 27.0 20.0-35.4 37 15.4 10.3-22.4
25-34 725 443 59.6 55.1-64.0 158 21.3 17.8-25.2 124 19.1 15.6-23.2
35-44 931 573 60.7 56.8-64.5 229 23.5 20.4-27.0 129 15.8 12.9-19.0
45-54 1,014 607 59.7 55.8-63.4 235 22.9 19.9-26.2 172 17.4 14.7-20.6
55-64 893 512 60.7 56.9-64.5 221 22.9 19.9-26.3 160 16.3 13.7-19.3
65-74 637 349 54.3 49.6-58.8 156 26.0 22.1-30.3 132 19.8 16.4-23.6
75+ 444 191 44.4 39.0-50.0 122 27.5 22.7-32.8 131 28.1 23.3-33.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 738 301 43.7 38.6-49.0 188 26.0 21.3-31.3 249 30.3 26.0-35.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,619 878 55.7 52.3-59.2 435 25.6 22.8-28.6 306 18.7 16.0-21.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,267 786 62.0 58.4-65.5 302 23.6 20.6-27.0 179 14.3 12.0-17.1
College Graduate 1,279 869 68.3 65.2-71.3 256 19.8 17.3-22.5 154 11.9 9.9-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 323 48.8 43.7-53.8 182 25.3 21.3-29.8 166 25.9 21.6-30.8
$15,000- 24,999 904 479 53.0 48.3-57.6 248 27.0 22.9-31.4 177 20.0 16.6-23.9
$25,000- 34,999 617 361 60.0 53.9-65.8 167 24.3 19.9-29.3 89 15.7 11.4-21.3
$35,000- 49,999 702 450 63.0 58.6-67.3 146 21.0 17.5-25.1 106 15.9 12.9-19.5
$50,000-74,999 643 429 66.6 62.1-70.9 134 21.6 17.9-25.8 80 11.7 9.2-14.9
$75,000+ 688 470 66.5 62.0-70.8 140 21.7 17.9-26.0 78 11.7 9.2-14.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,654 883 55.7 52.2-59.1 421 24.7 21.8-27.8 350 19.7 17.1-22.4
No 3,199 1,924 59.4 57.1-61.6 750 23.6 21.6-25.7 525 17.1 15.3-18.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 792 481 61.8 57.4-66.1 204 24.6 21.2-28.4 107 13.5 10.2-17.7
Non-Veteran 4,109 2,350 57.4 55.3-59.5 978 23.7 21.9-25.6 781 18.9 17.3-20.5

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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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