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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 15,261 13,213 84.0 83.1-84.9 1,103 8.7 8.0- 9.5 945 7.2 6.6- 7.9
-Rowan County 422 367 87.0 82.7-90.4 28 6.7 4.4-10.2 27 6.3 4.1- 9.5
GENDER
Male 148 124 87.5 80.6-92.1 15 8.1 4.5-14.1 9 4.4 2.1- 9.2
Female 274 243 86.6 80.6-90.9 13 5.5 2.9-10.1 18 7.9 4.7-13.1
RACE
White 358 319 89.4 85.1-92.6 20 6.0 3.7- 9.8 19 4.6 2.7- 7.6
Other 62 46 76.4 61.5-86.8 8 10.0 4.2-21.7 8 13.6 6.3-27.0
AGE
18-44 142 121 86.6 79.1-91.7 11 6.6 3.3-12.6 10 6.9 3.5-12.9
45+ 280 246 87.4 82.2-91.3 17 6.9 4.1-11.5 17 5.7 3.3- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 238 194 80.7 73.8-86.2 22 10.1 6.2-16.0 22 9.2 5.7-14.5
Some College + 184 173 94.8 90.3-97.3 6 2.6 1.1- 5.9 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 234 85.3 79.6-89.6 24 8.5 5.4-13.3 17 6.2 3.5-10.6
$50,000+ 88 84 93.7 83.2-97.9 2 3.9 0.9-14.6 2 2.4 0.5-11.5

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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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