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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 15,261 13,213 84.0 83.1-84.9 1,103 8.7 8.0- 9.5 945 7.2 6.6- 7.9
-Wake County 768 663 83.6 79.3-87.1 58 10.4 7.3-14.5 47 6.0 4.3- 8.3
GENDER
Male 298 252 80.4 73.1-86.1 29 14.1 9.0-21.5 17 5.5 3.2- 9.3
Female 470 411 87.2 83.2-90.3 29 6.2 4.1- 9.3 30 6.6 4.4- 9.7
RACE
White 574 529 92.5 89.6-94.6 26 4.8 3.1- 7.3 19 2.8 1.6- 4.6
Other 185 128 63.4 52.8-72.9 30 23.5 15.0-35.0 27 13.0 8.4-19.7
AGE
18-44 379 318 80.7 74.3-85.8 35 12.8 8.3-19.1 26 6.5 4.2-10.0
45+ 387 343 88.4 84.2-91.6 23 6.4 4.1-10.0 21 5.1 3.2- 8.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 143 70.9 60.6-79.5 20 14.7 7.9-25.9 30 14.3 9.5-21.1
Some College + 573 519 88.8 84.6-92.0 37 8.5 5.7-12.6 17 2.6 1.5- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 236 74.7 66.6-81.3 36 15.2 9.5-23.5 32 10.1 6.7-14.8
$50,000+ 363 342 90.7 84.9-94.5 15 7.3 3.9-13.1 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0

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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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