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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 15,237 5,755 38.0 37.0-39.1 5,667 37.7 36.6-38.8 3,815 24.3 23.4-25.2
-Piedmont NC 8,593 3,147 36.6 35.2-38.1 3,296 39.1 37.6-40.5 2,150 24.3 23.0-25.6
GENDER
Male 3,107 1,195 37.8 35.5-40.1 1,251 40.5 38.1-42.8 661 21.8 19.8-23.9
Female 5,486 1,952 35.6 33.9-37.2 2,045 37.7 36.1-39.4 1,489 26.7 25.2-28.3
RACE
White 6,690 2,353 35.8 34.2-37.3 2,696 41.3 39.7-42.9 1,641 22.9 21.6-24.3
African American 1,360 609 43.5 39.9-47.1 422 34.6 30.9-38.5 329 21.9 19.2-25.0
Other Minorities 507 173 31.7 26.6-37.4 164 30.0 25.0-35.5 170 38.3 32.4-44.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 503 147 27.6 22.7-33.0 176 33.7 28.3-39.5 180 38.8 32.9-45.0
Non-Hispanic 8,085 2,999 37.7 36.2-39.1 3,119 39.7 38.2-41.2 1,967 22.6 21.4-23.9
AGE
18-24 391 165 38.1 32.2-44.3 132 34.5 28.5-41.0 94 27.4 22.0-33.6
25-34 1,243 457 36.5 33.2-39.9 507 41.4 38.0-44.9 279 22.1 19.3-25.1
35-44 1,758 627 36.3 33.5-39.1 765 41.9 39.1-44.7 366 21.9 19.3-24.6
45-54 1,643 572 35.2 32.4-38.2 706 43.8 40.8-46.8 365 21.0 18.7-23.5
55-64 1,503 517 34.2 31.4-37.2 608 41.4 38.4-44.4 378 24.4 21.9-27.2
65-74 1,120 435 39.3 35.9-42.8 348 31.4 28.3-34.7 337 29.3 26.2-32.5
75+ 892 350 39.7 35.9-43.6 223 24.7 21.4-28.2 319 35.7 32.0-39.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,310 512 36.0 32.1-40.0 358 29.6 25.5-34.0 440 34.4 30.4-38.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,439 990 40.8 38.2-43.6 768 32.8 30.2-35.4 681 26.4 24.0-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,044 799 39.2 36.3-42.3 784 38.6 35.7-41.6 461 22.2 19.7-24.9
College Graduate 2,785 840 31.7 29.5-33.9 1,384 49.3 47.0-51.6 561 19.0 17.3-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 898 392 42.6 37.8-47.5 239 27.9 23.7-32.5 267 29.5 25.1-34.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,436 604 41.3 37.4-45.2 430 28.3 25.1-31.8 402 30.4 26.5-34.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,014 384 36.7 32.8-40.8 367 38.6 34.4-43.0 263 24.6 21.2-28.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,120 393 35.3 31.7-39.1 470 42.8 38.8-46.9 257 21.9 18.9-25.2
$50,000-74,999 1,180 396 35.2 31.7-38.9 531 44.6 40.9-48.4 253 20.1 17.4-23.2
$75,000+ 1,674 507 31.6 28.9-34.4 852 50.9 48.0-53.8 315 17.5 15.5-19.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,494 1,013 40.3 37.7-43.0 814 33.4 30.9-36.0 667 26.3 23.9-28.8
No 6,017 2,100 35.6 33.9-37.3 2,454 41.0 39.3-42.7 1,463 23.4 22.0-24.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 996 399 39.9 35.9-44.1 388 40.7 36.7-44.8 209 19.3 16.5-22.5
Non-Veteran 7,593 2,747 36.2 34.8-37.7 2,907 38.9 37.3-40.4 1,939 24.9 23.5-26.3

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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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