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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 15,262 4,588 31.9 30.8-32.9 6,336 40.4 39.4-41.5 4,338 27.7 26.7-28.7
-Wake County 768 256 36.9 32.3-41.7 324 40.0 35.7-44.4 188 23.1 19.7-26.9
GENDER
Male 298 104 39.7 32.5-47.3 128 39.2 32.6-46.1 66 21.2 16.2-27.2
Female 470 152 33.7 28.6-39.2 196 40.9 35.8-46.2 122 25.4 21.2-30.0
RACE
White 574 189 35.1 30.4-40.2 250 42.5 37.8-47.4 135 22.3 18.5-26.6
Other 185 63 40.7 30.7-51.5 70 33.7 25.3-43.3 52 25.6 18.7-34.0
AGE
18-44 379 145 42.6 36.2-49.3 151 36.5 30.8-42.7 83 20.8 16.4-26.1
45+ 387 111 27.2 22.4-32.7 171 45.7 40.0-51.4 105 27.1 22.4-32.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 56 35.1 24.9-46.7 69 29.4 22.1-37.9 68 35.5 27.1-44.9
Some College + 573 199 37.6 32.9-42.6 254 44.3 39.4-49.2 120 18.1 14.8-21.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 103 39.0 30.9-47.7 119 35.1 28.4-42.4 82 25.9 20.0-32.8
$50,000+ 363 119 35.4 29.7-41.5 167 45.3 39.4-51.5 77 19.3 15.1-24.3

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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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