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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 15,235 12,698 81.9 81.0-82.8 943 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,594 11.4 10.7-12.2
-Rowan County 420 350 84.4 79.9-88.1 30 5.9 4.0- 8.8 40 9.7 6.7-13.7
GENDER
Male 146 121 86.8 79.7-91.7 15 6.9 3.9-12.2 10 6.3 3.0-12.5
Female 274 229 82.2 76.0-87.1 15 5.0 2.9- 8.5 30 12.8 8.5-18.8
RACE
White 356 302 85.8 80.8-89.6 23 5.4 3.4- 8.4 31 8.9 5.8-13.4
Other 62 47 79.6 66.2-88.6 6 7.1 2.9-16.5 9 13.3 6.5-25.4
AGE
18-44 142 118 84.8 77.1-90.3 10 5.2 2.6- 9.9 14 10.0 5.6-17.2
45+ 278 232 84.0 78.4-88.4 20 6.7 4.1-10.7 26 9.3 6.0-14.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 187 80.4 73.6-85.8 22 8.8 5.5-13.7 28 10.9 6.9-16.8
Some College + 183 163 89.4 83.0-93.6 8 2.4 1.1- 5.0 12 8.2 4.4-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 228 84.2 78.5-88.7 22 6.4 4.0-10.0 25 9.4 5.9-14.7
$50,000+ 88 81 89.7 78.4-95.5 2 2.6 0.5-12.4 5 7.7 2.9-18.6

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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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