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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 15,271 13,943 90.3 89.6-91.0 711 4.9 4.5- 5.4 617 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Rowan County 423 384 89.7 83.9-93.6 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 15 5.3 2.3-11.8
GENDER
Male 149 128 86.2 74.9-92.9 15 7.1 4.0-12.2 6 6.7 1.8-21.6
Female 274 256 93.0 88.3-95.8 9 3.1 1.5- 6.1 9 4.0 1.8- 8.4
RACE
White 359 331 93.1 89.7-95.5 19 4.7 2.9- 7.6 9 2.2 1.0- 4.9
Other 62 51 74.7 51.7-89.1 5 6.7 2.5-16.6 6 18.6 5.9-45.4
AGE
18-44 142 130 89.0 76.9-95.2 5 2.8 1.0- 7.2 7 8.2 2.8-21.6
45+ 281 254 90.4 86.0-93.5 19 7.3 4.5-11.4 8 2.3 1.1- 4.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 209 85.1 75.4-91.4 17 6.4 3.8-10.7 12 8.5 3.4-19.9
Some College + 185 175 95.4 91.3-97.6 7 3.3 1.5- 7.1 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 248 90.6 86.0-93.9 18 5.8 3.5- 9.5 9 3.5 1.7- 7.4
$50,000+ 88 85 97.1 90.4-99.1 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1

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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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