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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 15,228 9,813 62.7 61.6-63.7 2,216 15.7 14.9-16.5 3,199 21.7 20.8-22.6
-Piedmont NC 8,588 5,555 62.7 61.3-64.1 1,267 15.6 14.6-16.6 1,766 21.7 20.5-23.0
GENDER
Male 3,105 1,867 59.7 57.3-62.0 575 17.8 16.2-19.6 663 22.5 20.5-24.7
Female 5,483 3,688 65.7 64.0-67.3 692 13.4 12.2-14.6 1,103 21.0 19.6-22.4
RACE
White 6,688 4,407 64.2 62.6-65.7 967 15.7 14.5-16.9 1,314 20.2 18.8-21.5
African American 1,359 854 63.0 59.5-66.4 233 17.5 15.0-20.3 272 19.5 16.8-22.5
Other Minorities 505 271 51.6 45.5-57.6 60 10.8 8.1-14.3 174 37.6 31.9-43.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 501 277 54.5 48.4-60.4 61 9.9 7.4-13.2 163 35.6 30.0-41.7
Non-Hispanic 8,082 5,278 63.7 62.2-65.1 1,205 16.2 15.1-17.3 1,599 20.1 18.9-21.4
AGE
18-24 390 202 53.1 46.7-59.4 78 17.9 13.9-22.8 110 29.0 23.5-35.2
25-34 1,242 738 58.1 54.6-61.6 217 17.5 15.1-20.2 287 24.4 21.4-27.6
35-44 1,757 1,107 62.1 59.2-64.9 312 17.7 15.7-20.0 338 20.2 17.9-22.6
45-54 1,642 1,173 71.0 68.2-73.7 212 12.8 10.9-15.0 257 16.1 14.0-18.5
55-64 1,503 1,061 70.1 67.2-72.9 165 11.8 9.9-14.0 277 18.1 15.9-20.6
65-74 1,121 763 68.3 65.0-71.4 135 11.5 9.6-13.7 223 20.3 17.6-23.2
75+ 890 488 54.9 50.9-58.8 136 16.4 13.5-19.7 266 28.7 25.3-32.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,308 660 51.1 46.8-55.4 209 14.5 12.1-17.2 439 34.5 30.5-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,438 1,514 59.6 56.8-62.3 399 17.9 15.9-20.1 525 22.5 20.2-25.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,043 1,410 66.5 63.6-69.4 268 14.3 12.3-16.5 365 19.2 16.8-21.9
College Graduate 2,784 1,964 68.4 66.1-70.5 388 15.2 13.5-17.0 432 16.5 14.8-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 899 521 57.1 52.1-61.9 140 15.8 12.6-19.6 238 27.1 22.8-31.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,434 879 56.2 52.1-60.2 209 13.9 11.6-16.5 346 29.9 26.2-34.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,014 634 60.9 56.7-65.0 168 17.0 14.2-20.3 212 22.1 18.8-25.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,119 741 63.7 59.8-67.5 157 15.8 13.0-19.0 221 20.5 17.4-23.9
$50,000-74,999 1,180 828 68.7 65.2-72.1 151 13.5 11.2-16.2 201 17.7 15.0-20.8
$75,000+ 1,673 1,192 70.4 67.6-73.0 249 15.5 13.5-17.8 232 14.1 12.2-16.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,494 1,570 61.8 59.1-64.4 382 16.4 14.5-18.5 542 21.8 19.6-24.2
No 6,016 3,944 62.9 61.2-64.6 874 15.4 14.2-16.7 1,198 21.7 20.2-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 996 607 60.2 56.1-64.2 174 16.8 14.2-19.8 215 23.0 19.5-26.9
Non-Veteran 7,588 4,947 63.1 61.5-64.6 1,092 15.4 14.3-16.6 1,549 21.5 20.2-22.9

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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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