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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 15,237 5,755 38.0 37.0-39.1 5,667 37.7 36.6-38.8 3,815 24.3 23.4-25.2
-Rowan County 420 153 38.4 32.3-44.9 163 41.1 35.1-47.3 104 20.6 16.6-25.2
GENDER
Male 146 60 42.5 32.2-53.6 62 44.1 34.0-54.8 24 13.4 8.5-20.3
Female 274 93 34.6 28.2-41.5 101 38.3 31.7-45.2 80 27.2 21.7-33.5
RACE
White 356 125 37.1 30.8-43.7 140 41.3 35.0-47.9 91 21.6 17.2-26.9
Other 62 26 42.6 26.1-61.1 23 41.0 25.5-58.5 13 16.4 8.8-28.3
AGE
18-44 142 54 42.2 31.9-53.1 60 42.6 32.7-53.2 28 15.2 10.1-22.2
45+ 278 99 34.6 28.6-41.2 103 39.5 33.0-46.4 76 25.9 20.4-32.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 99 46.6 38.1-55.3 79 32.5 25.6-40.1 59 20.9 15.6-27.5
Some College + 183 54 28.2 21.1-36.5 84 51.7 42.6-60.7 45 20.1 14.6-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 104 37.9 30.8-45.6 101 41.0 33.5-48.9 70 21.1 16.2-27.1
$50,000+ 88 24 31.2 21.3-43.2 46 49.5 38.1-60.9 18 19.3 11.9-29.8

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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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