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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 15,237 5,755 38.0 37.0-39.1 5,667 37.7 36.6-38.8 3,815 24.3 23.4-25.2
-Eastern NC 4,893 1,967 40.6 38.7-42.5 1,739 35.8 34.0-37.7 1,187 23.6 22.1-25.2
GENDER
Male 1,694 713 42.0 38.9-45.2 624 36.8 33.7-40.1 357 21.2 18.8-23.8
Female 3,199 1,254 39.3 37.2-41.4 1,115 34.9 32.8-36.9 830 25.9 24.0-27.8
RACE
White 3,271 1,222 38.1 35.9-40.3 1,250 38.5 36.3-40.8 799 23.4 21.6-25.3
African American 1,180 573 50.6 46.8-54.4 343 28.0 24.9-31.4 264 21.4 18.5-24.7
Other Minorities 430 166 34.5 28.3-41.3 143 36.3 29.1-44.2 121 29.2 23.4-35.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 229 73 30.0 22.9-38.1 77 37.1 29.0-45.9 79 33.0 25.6-41.3
Non-Hispanic 4,659 1,892 41.5 39.6-43.4 1,661 35.7 33.8-37.6 1,106 22.8 21.3-24.4
AGE
18-24 239 107 43.7 35.6-52.1 82 37.1 28.9-46.0 50 19.3 13.9-26.0
25-34 725 318 44.4 40.0-48.8 246 33.7 29.7-38.0 161 21.9 18.5-25.8
35-44 929 350 37.0 33.4-40.8 384 41.4 37.6-45.3 195 21.6 18.5-25.1
45-54 1,010 412 40.8 37.1-44.7 381 35.6 32.1-39.3 217 23.6 20.3-27.2
55-64 892 334 38.6 34.7-42.6 325 36.0 32.3-39.8 233 25.5 22.1-29.2
65-74 634 260 39.7 35.3-44.2 194 32.4 28.1-36.9 180 28.0 24.0-32.3
75+ 443 181 40.1 34.8-45.6 120 27.1 22.5-32.3 142 32.8 27.7-38.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 734 295 36.6 31.7-41.7 202 31.6 26.6-37.0 237 31.9 27.3-36.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,610 696 44.0 40.6-47.5 495 31.3 27.9-34.9 419 24.7 21.9-27.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,267 532 43.9 40.3-47.5 456 35.3 31.9-38.8 279 20.8 18.2-23.8
College Graduate 1,278 444 34.8 31.8-38.0 585 46.1 42.9-49.4 249 19.1 16.6-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 668 301 42.2 37.3-47.2 187 30.6 26.0-35.5 180 27.3 22.9-32.1
$15,000- 24,999 902 380 42.5 38.0-47.1 288 31.2 26.9-35.7 234 26.4 22.5-30.7
$25,000- 34,999 615 261 44.1 38.0-50.3 221 36.7 30.4-43.4 133 19.2 15.5-23.6
$35,000- 49,999 702 306 43.3 39.0-47.8 243 33.6 29.5-38.0 153 23.0 19.4-27.1
$50,000-74,999 643 245 39.8 35.2-44.6 261 39.5 35.0-44.2 137 20.7 17.2-24.7
$75,000+ 685 221 34.3 30.1-38.9 331 47.4 42.9-51.9 133 18.3 15.2-21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,651 687 40.8 37.4-44.2 537 34.2 30.7-37.8 427 25.0 22.3-28.0
No 3,198 1,261 40.3 38.0-42.6 1,188 36.6 34.5-38.9 749 23.1 21.2-25.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 791 350 45.1 40.7-49.6 276 34.2 30.2-38.4 165 20.7 17.5-24.4
Non-Veteran 4,096 1,615 39.6 37.6-41.7 1,462 36.2 34.1-38.3 1,019 24.2 22.5-26.0

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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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