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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 15,243 10,637 68.7 67.6-69.7 1,466 10.2 9.5-11.0 3,140 21.1 20.2-22.0
-Piedmont NC 8,598 6,041 68.8 67.4-70.2 814 10.1 9.2-11.1 1,743 21.0 19.8-22.3
GENDER
Male 3,109 2,157 68.0 65.6-70.2 361 11.7 10.1-13.4 591 20.4 18.4-22.5
Female 5,489 3,884 69.7 68.0-71.2 453 8.7 7.7- 9.7 1,152 21.7 20.3-23.2
RACE
White 6,693 4,907 73.3 71.8-74.7 572 8.8 7.9- 9.8 1,214 17.9 16.7-19.2
African American 1,362 864 63.6 59.8-67.2 176 14.8 11.8-18.4 322 21.6 18.9-24.6
Other Minorities 507 244 44.5 38.6-50.5 62 11.8 8.8-15.7 201 43.7 37.8-49.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 503 238 44.8 38.8-50.8 72 13.2 10.0-17.3 193 42.0 36.2-48.1
Non-Hispanic 8,090 5,800 71.5 70.2-72.9 742 9.8 8.9-10.8 1,548 18.6 17.5-19.8
AGE
18-24 391 248 61.1 54.6-67.2 51 13.2 9.1-18.7 92 25.8 20.6-31.8
25-34 1,243 843 66.9 63.5-70.1 125 11.1 9.0-13.5 275 22.0 19.3-25.1
35-44 1,758 1,256 70.1 67.4-72.8 164 9.1 7.6-10.8 338 20.7 18.4-23.3
45-54 1,643 1,257 75.3 72.5-77.9 133 8.3 6.8-10.3 253 16.4 14.2-18.8
55-64 1,503 1,138 75.4 72.6-78.0 119 8.9 7.2-11.0 246 15.6 13.5-18.0
65-74 1,124 790 70.2 66.9-73.3 101 9.3 7.4-11.6 233 20.6 17.9-23.5
75+ 893 482 53.6 49.6-57.5 114 13.1 10.6-16.0 297 33.3 29.7-37.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,312 651 50.0 45.7-54.3 212 16.1 13.0-19.6 449 34.0 30.2-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,441 1,573 61.7 59.0-64.4 272 12.5 10.8-14.5 596 25.8 23.4-28.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,044 1,550 74.6 71.6-77.4 160 8.4 6.7-10.5 334 17.0 14.6-19.7
College Graduate 2,786 2,260 79.9 77.9-81.8 167 6.5 5.4- 7.8 359 13.6 12.0-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 900 522 56.5 51.6-61.3 125 13.7 11.0-17.1 253 29.7 25.4-34.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,437 886 57.2 53.2-61.2 176 12.2 10.0-14.8 375 30.5 26.8-34.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,014 696 66.8 62.7-70.7 107 12.5 9.9-15.7 211 20.7 17.6-24.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,120 847 72.3 68.1-76.2 92 10.2 7.2-14.3 181 17.4 14.6-20.7
$50,000-74,999 1,180 918 75.9 72.3-79.2 84 8.3 6.1-11.1 178 15.8 13.2-18.9
$75,000+ 1,674 1,382 81.4 78.9-83.7 95 6.6 5.2- 8.4 197 12.0 10.2-14.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,494 1,619 65.1 62.5-67.6 299 11.6 10.0-13.3 576 23.3 21.1-25.8
No 6,019 4,370 70.1 68.4-71.7 504 9.7 8.6-10.9 1,145 20.3 18.9-21.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 997 696 70.5 66.7-74.1 112 10.2 8.2-12.7 189 19.2 16.2-22.7
Non-Veteran 7,597 5,343 68.6 67.1-70.1 702 10.1 9.1-11.2 1,552 21.2 19.9-22.6

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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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