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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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 15,271 13,943 90.3 89.6-91.0 711 4.9 4.5- 5.4 617 4.8 4.3- 5.3
-Wake County 767 708 92.2 89.6-94.1 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2 31 3.7 2.5- 5.6
GENDER
Male 297 277 92.8 88.8-95.5 11 4.2 2.3- 7.7 9 2.9 1.4- 6.0
Female 470 431 91.4 88.0-94.0 17 4.0 2.3- 6.8 22 4.6 2.8- 7.3
RACE
White 573 548 96.2 94.1-97.6 15 2.7 1.5- 4.7 10 1.1 0.6- 2.2
Other 185 153 83.1 75.7-88.5 12 7.2 3.8-13.1 20 9.7 5.9-15.7
AGE
18-44 379 348 92.2 88.6-94.7 16 4.2 2.5- 7.1 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3
45+ 386 358 92.1 88.3-94.8 12 3.9 2.1- 7.3 16 3.9 2.3- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 161 84.3 77.3-89.4 10 5.4 2.7-10.5 22 10.3 6.3-16.3
Some College + 572 546 95.5 93.1-97.1 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 303 257 85.4 80.0-89.6 20 7.0 4.2-11.4 26 7.6 4.8-11.7
$50,000+ 363 356 97.6 94.9-98.9 6 2.3 1.0- 5.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8

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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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