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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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 15,275 9,192 60.5 59.4-61.5 3,481 22.8 21.9-23.8 2,602 16.7 15.9-17.6
-Rowan County 423 250 60.6 54.3-66.5 96 21.6 17.1-26.8 77 17.9 13.2-23.7
GENDER
Male 149 87 62.2 51.4-72.0 39 20.9 14.2-29.8 23 16.8 9.4-28.3
Female 274 163 59.0 52.1-65.6 57 22.2 16.9-28.5 54 18.8 14.2-24.5
RACE
White 359 212 61.4 55.1-67.4 83 22.3 17.6-27.9 64 16.3 12.3-21.2
Other 62 37 57.3 38.8-74.0 12 17.5 8.2-33.7 13 25.2 11.0-47.9
AGE
18-44 142 86 60.7 49.9-70.5 31 19.8 13.1-28.9 25 19.5 11.8-30.5
45+ 281 164 60.5 53.9-66.7 65 23.3 18.2-29.3 52 16.2 12.2-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 125 53.3 44.8-61.6 61 24.5 18.6-31.5 52 22.2 15.2-31.2
Some College + 185 125 69.5 60.5-77.3 35 18.0 11.7-26.5 25 12.5 7.9-19.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 165 62.5 55.1-69.5 62 22.1 16.5-29.1 48 15.3 11.1-20.8
$50,000+ 88 56 64.1 52.5-74.4 20 20.2 12.8-30.3 12 15.7 8.6-26.8

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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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