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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 15,235 12,698 81.9 81.0-82.8 943 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,594 11.4 10.7-12.2
-Union County 351 301 86.6 81.8-90.4 20 5.3 3.1- 8.8 30 8.1 5.3-12.3
GENDER
Male 138 120 89.3 82.5-93.7 7 4.5 1.8-10.8 11 6.2 3.3-11.5
Female 213 181 83.7 76.3-89.2 13 6.1 3.3-11.1 19 10.1 5.7-17.3
RACE
White 294 258 89.7 84.8-93.2 13 3.0 1.6- 5.4 23 7.3 4.3-12.1
Other 55 41 74.5 59.6-85.3 7 14.0 6.2-28.8 7 11.4 5.2-23.1
AGE
18-44 155 131 84.2 76.4-89.8 9 6.3 3.1-12.5 15 9.4 5.3-16.3
45+ 192 166 89.6 84.2-93.3 11 3.9 2.1- 7.3 15 6.5 3.6-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 121 85.1 77.9-90.3 12 5.9 3.0-11.2 15 9.0 5.1-15.4
Some College + 202 179 87.7 80.5-92.4 8 4.8 2.2-10.5 15 7.5 4.0-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 137 84.6 76.6-90.2 13 5.6 2.9-10.3 17 9.8 5.2-17.8
$50,000+ 139 127 91.1 84.8-95.0 4 2.9 1.1- 7.8 8 5.9 2.9-11.6

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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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