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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 15,249 13,373 85.0 84.0-85.8 658 5.5 4.9- 6.1 1,218 9.6 8.9-10.3
-Piedmont NC 8,599 7,553 84.5 83.3-85.7 371 5.9 5.1- 6.7 675 9.6 8.6-10.6
GENDER
Male 3,108 2,633 82.0 79.9-83.9 192 7.3 6.1- 8.9 283 10.7 9.1-12.4
Female 5,491 4,920 87.0 85.6-88.3 179 4.4 3.6- 5.4 392 8.5 7.5- 9.7
RACE
White 6,693 6,092 89.9 88.7-90.9 223 4.1 3.4- 4.9 378 6.0 5.2- 7.0
African American 1,364 1,147 81.2 77.9-84.1 86 8.0 5.9-10.8 131 10.8 8.7-13.3
Other Minorities 506 285 51.1 45.1-57.1 60 15.1 11.0-20.4 161 33.8 28.3-39.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 502 247 45.3 39.4-51.4 85 19.4 14.9-24.7 170 35.3 29.8-41.2
Non-Hispanic 8,092 7,302 89.0 87.9-90.0 286 4.3 3.7- 5.1 504 6.7 5.9- 7.6
AGE
18-24 391 294 71.7 65.4-77.3 36 10.9 7.2-16.2 61 17.3 12.9-22.8
25-34 1,243 1,021 79.3 76.1-82.1 88 8.5 6.6-10.7 134 12.3 10.0-15.0
35-44 1,759 1,597 88.6 86.4-90.5 64 4.5 3.3- 6.0 98 6.9 5.5- 8.8
45-54 1,642 1,520 91.0 88.9-92.8 49 3.9 2.8- 5.5 73 5.1 3.8- 6.7
55-64 1,504 1,383 91.2 89.2-92.9 36 2.5 1.7- 3.6 85 6.3 4.8- 8.1
65-74 1,124 1,014 88.6 85.9-90.9 41 4.6 3.2- 6.6 69 6.8 5.0- 9.0
75+ 893 688 77.1 73.5-80.3 55 5.9 4.3- 8.0 150 17.0 14.2-20.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,311 887 61.5 57.2-65.7 124 12.8 9.9-16.4 300 25.7 22.2-29.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,442 2,120 83.3 81.0-85.4 123 6.6 5.3- 8.2 199 10.1 8.4-12.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,045 1,903 89.8 87.0-92.1 54 4.1 2.7- 6.1 88 6.1 4.4- 8.4
College Graduate 2,786 2,634 93.4 92.0-94.5 69 3.1 2.3- 4.1 83 3.5 2.7- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 900 714 71.6 66.6-76.1 60 10.9 7.8-15.0 126 17.5 13.9-21.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,438 1,164 72.7 68.6-76.3 99 9.0 7.0-11.5 175 18.3 15.0-22.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,014 890 80.6 76.1-84.4 50 8.1 5.4-12.0 74 11.3 8.5-14.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,120 1,029 91.6 89.3-93.5 39 3.9 2.6- 5.9 52 4.4 3.2- 6.2
$50,000-74,999 1,180 1,127 93.6 90.7-95.7 27 3.7 2.0- 6.6 26 2.7 1.8- 4.1
$75,000+ 1,674 1,600 94.8 93.2-96.0 25 2.0 1.3- 3.2 49 3.2 2.3- 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,493 2,151 85.5 83.4-87.4 107 5.0 3.9- 6.4 235 9.5 7.9-11.3
No 6,019 5,338 84.5 82.9-85.9 250 5.9 5.0- 7.0 431 9.6 8.5-10.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 997 876 89.4 87.0-91.4 46 3.8 2.7- 5.3 75 6.8 5.2- 8.9
Non-Veteran 7,598 6,675 84.0 82.6-85.3 325 6.1 5.3- 7.1 598 9.9 8.9-11.0

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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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