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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 15,283 7,745 46.3 45.2-47.4 4,826 34.9 33.9-36.0 2,712 18.8 17.9-19.7
-Piedmont NC 8,619 4,383 45.7 44.3-47.2 2,733 35.7 34.3-37.2 1,503 18.5 17.4-19.7
GENDER
Male 3,118 1,347 40.5 38.2-42.9 1,235 40.9 38.5-43.3 536 18.7 16.8-20.6
Female 5,501 3,036 50.8 49.1-52.5 1,498 30.8 29.2-32.5 967 18.4 17.1-19.8
RACE
White 6,708 3,724 51.2 49.6-52.9 1,992 34.2 32.6-35.8 992 14.6 13.5-15.8
African American 1,366 501 33.7 30.5-37.2 549 43.6 39.9-47.4 316 22.7 19.8-25.8
Other Minorities 508 140 26.3 21.1-32.3 179 33.2 27.9-39.0 189 40.5 34.7-46.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 503 112 22.2 17.3-28.1 200 37.4 31.8-43.3 191 40.4 34.7-46.4
Non-Hispanic 8,111 4,270 48.4 46.9-49.9 2,530 35.5 34.1-37.0 1,311 16.1 15.0-17.2
AGE
18-24 391 120 30.1 24.6-36.3 184 47.1 40.7-53.5 87 22.8 17.9-28.5
25-34 1,245 456 34.8 31.6-38.2 513 42.8 39.4-46.3 276 22.4 19.6-25.4
35-44 1,760 811 44.7 41.8-47.7 659 38.4 35.7-41.3 290 16.8 14.8-19.2
45-54 1,645 943 54.8 51.8-57.8 492 31.5 28.7-34.4 210 13.7 11.7-16.0
55-64 1,506 932 60.2 57.1-63.2 366 25.6 23.0-28.4 208 14.2 12.1-16.5
65-74 1,128 662 56.4 52.9-59.9 276 25.8 22.9-29.0 190 17.7 15.1-20.7
75+ 901 437 47.1 43.2-51.1 232 26.8 23.4-30.5 232 26.1 22.7-29.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,316 466 29.1 25.5-33.1 428 38.5 34.2-43.0 422 32.3 28.6-36.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,447 1,188 44.4 41.7-47.1 806 35.8 33.3-38.5 453 19.8 17.6-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,050 1,174 50.6 47.6-53.7 598 34.9 32.0-38.0 278 14.4 12.3-16.9
College Graduate 2,791 1,549 51.7 49.4-54.0 895 34.9 32.6-37.1 347 13.4 11.9-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 901 373 33.1 28.9-37.6 307 40.3 35.5-45.4 221 26.6 22.5-31.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,442 661 40.9 37.0-44.9 448 33.4 29.8-37.2 333 25.7 22.3-29.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,015 512 43.4 39.3-47.5 333 36.5 32.3-40.8 170 20.2 16.8-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,124 615 49.3 45.3-53.3 349 35.0 31.0-39.2 160 15.7 13.0-18.9
$50,000-74,999 1,181 645 50.4 46.7-54.2 385 36.7 33.0-40.5 151 12.9 10.6-15.4
$75,000+ 1,675 969 54.6 51.6-57.5 516 33.7 31.0-36.6 190 11.7 9.9-13.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,502 1,296 47.3 44.7-50.0 735 33.4 30.8-36.1 471 19.3 17.1-21.6
No 6,020 3,050 45.3 43.6-47.0 1,963 36.4 34.7-38.2 1,007 18.3 16.9-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,004 480 48.3 44.2-52.4 361 36.1 32.3-40.1 163 15.6 13.1-18.5
Non-Veteran 7,611 3,902 45.4 43.9-47.0 2,369 35.7 34.1-37.2 1,340 18.9 17.7-20.2

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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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