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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 15,262 4,588 31.9 30.8-32.9 6,336 40.4 39.4-41.5 4,338 27.7 26.7-28.7
-Rowan County 423 129 35.0 29.0-41.6 166 38.0 32.3-44.1 128 27.0 22.3-32.3
GENDER
Male 149 50 38.3 28.1-49.5 61 38.6 29.2-49.0 38 23.1 16.2-31.8
Female 274 79 32.0 25.7-39.0 105 37.4 31.0-44.2 90 30.6 24.8-37.1
RACE
White 359 106 31.7 25.7-38.3 143 40.2 34.0-46.8 110 28.1 23.0-33.9
Other 62 21 48.0 31.0-65.4 23 29.2 17.5-44.5 18 22.8 12.9-37.2
AGE
18-44 142 49 40.5 30.3-51.6 53 35.9 26.7-46.3 40 23.6 16.8-32.3
45+ 281 80 29.6 23.7-36.3 113 40.1 33.7-46.7 88 30.3 24.6-36.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 70 34.3 25.9-43.9 86 34.9 27.8-42.8 82 30.7 24.1-38.3
Some College + 185 59 35.8 27.6-45.0 80 41.7 32.9-51.1 46 22.4 16.3-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 80 32.9 25.9-40.8 115 39.6 32.4-47.3 80 27.5 21.6-34.3
$50,000+ 88 27 30.7 21.2-42.2 38 44.0 32.9-55.7 23 25.3 16.6-36.5

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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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