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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 351 314 88.8 84.2-92.2 17 5.5 3.2- 9.5 20 5.7 3.5- 9.1
GENDER
Male 138 126 91.2 83.7-95.4 9 6.6 3.0-13.7 3 2.2 0.6- 7.7
Female 213 188 86.2 79.8-90.8 8 4.4 2.2- 8.8 17 9.4 5.7-15.2
RACE
White 294 274 93.9 90.1-96.3 10 2.6 1.3- 5.0 10 3.5 1.7- 7.0
Other 55 38 69.0 53.6-81.1 7 16.9 7.9-32.7 10 14.1 7.2-25.7
AGE
18-44 155 134 87.2 80.4-91.9 7 4.9 2.2-10.4 14 8.0 4.5-13.7
45+ 192 176 90.7 83.8-94.9 10 6.6 3.0-13.7 6 2.7 1.2- 6.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 127 84.2 75.4-90.2 9 8.6 4.1-17.4 12 7.2 3.9-13.0
Some College + 202 186 92.0 86.7-95.3 8 3.4 1.6- 6.9 8 4.6 2.2- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 144 83.1 74.4-89.2 12 9.4 4.9-17.3 11 7.6 3.9-14.1
$50,000+ 139 134 97.2 93.1-98.9 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0

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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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