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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 15,262 4,588 31.9 30.8-32.9 6,336 40.4 39.4-41.5 4,338 27.7 26.7-28.7
-Piedmont NC 8,604 2,595 32.5 31.1-33.9 3,588 40.2 38.8-41.7 2,421 27.3 26.0-28.6
GENDER
Male 3,113 1,005 34.0 31.7-36.4 1,346 41.0 38.7-43.3 762 25.0 22.9-27.2
Female 5,491 1,590 31.0 29.3-32.6 2,242 39.5 37.9-41.2 1,659 29.5 28.0-31.1
RACE
White 6,698 1,939 31.3 29.8-32.9 2,910 42.3 40.7-43.9 1,849 26.4 24.9-27.8
African American 1,364 471 36.7 33.1-40.5 524 38.5 35.0-42.1 369 24.9 21.9-28.0
Other Minorities 506 174 33.3 27.8-39.4 140 27.8 22.9-33.3 192 38.9 33.2-44.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 502 175 33.7 28.2-39.7 130 25.7 20.9-31.2 197 40.6 34.8-46.6
Non-Hispanic 8,097 2,420 32.3 30.9-33.8 3,456 41.9 40.5-43.4 2,221 25.8 24.5-27.1
AGE
18-24 391 162 40.3 34.2-46.7 132 30.6 25.2-36.6 97 29.1 23.5-35.5
25-34 1,242 464 37.7 34.3-41.2 443 36.6 33.3-40.0 335 25.7 22.8-28.8
35-44 1,758 565 32.3 29.6-35.2 758 42.7 39.8-45.6 435 25.0 22.5-27.6
45-54 1,644 486 29.8 27.1-32.7 749 45.4 42.4-48.4 409 24.8 22.3-27.5
55-64 1,506 402 27.2 24.6-30.0 664 44.0 41.0-47.1 440 28.7 26.0-31.6
65-74 1,124 290 27.5 24.4-30.9 476 40.9 37.5-44.3 358 31.6 28.5-34.8
75+ 896 212 24.7 21.5-28.2 350 40.2 36.3-44.1 334 35.1 31.5-38.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,310 344 28.7 24.6-33.1 459 32.8 29.0-36.8 507 38.5 34.5-42.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,446 701 31.0 28.5-33.6 1,004 40.1 37.5-42.8 741 28.9 26.5-31.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,047 675 35.8 32.9-38.8 845 39.8 36.9-42.8 527 24.4 21.8-27.1
College Graduate 2,786 872 33.2 31.0-35.5 1,272 44.3 42.0-46.6 642 22.5 20.6-24.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 900 248 27.5 23.4-32.1 357 37.2 32.7-41.8 295 35.3 30.6-40.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,439 422 31.9 28.2-35.9 576 36.1 32.5-39.9 441 32.0 28.3-35.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,016 310 33.7 29.5-38.2 431 40.9 36.9-45.1 275 25.4 22.1-28.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,121 359 34.4 30.4-38.5 466 40.2 36.5-44.1 296 25.4 22.2-29.0
$50,000-74,999 1,180 392 35.8 32.2-39.6 510 42.5 38.8-46.2 278 21.7 18.8-24.9
$75,000+ 1,673 526 32.9 30.2-35.8 747 43.3 40.5-46.2 400 23.8 21.4-26.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,496 719 31.1 28.6-33.7 1,060 40.5 38.0-43.2 717 28.3 25.9-31.0
No 6,016 1,852 32.8 31.2-34.5 2,486 40.2 38.5-41.9 1,678 27.0 25.5-28.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,001 297 30.7 27.0-34.8 463 46.0 42.0-50.1 241 23.2 19.9-27.0
Non-Veteran 7,599 2,296 32.7 31.2-34.2 3,124 39.5 38.0-41.0 2,179 27.8 26.4-29.2

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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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