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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 15,243 10,637 68.7 67.6-69.7 1,466 10.2 9.5-11.0 3,140 21.1 20.2-22.0
-Wake County 768 548 69.1 64.6-73.3 70 10.6 7.6-14.6 150 20.3 16.9-24.1
GENDER
Male 298 209 67.4 60.0-74.0 29 12.8 7.9-20.0 60 19.8 14.9-25.8
Female 470 339 71.0 65.9-75.7 41 8.1 5.7-11.4 90 20.9 16.7-25.7
RACE
White 574 437 75.3 70.7-79.4 41 7.4 5.3-10.3 96 17.3 13.7-21.5
Other 185 107 54.9 44.7-64.7 27 17.6 9.9-29.3 51 27.5 20.1-36.4
AGE
18-44 379 268 68.5 62.0-74.4 39 11.4 7.3-17.5 72 20.0 15.5-25.4
45+ 387 279 70.1 64.4-75.3 30 9.1 6.1-13.3 78 20.8 16.3-26.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 103 50.9 40.9-60.8 21 14.5 7.9-25.3 69 34.6 26.4-43.9
Some College + 573 444 76.6 71.8-80.8 48 8.9 6.1-12.8 81 14.5 11.2-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 187 58.3 50.2-66.0 40 14.6 9.2-22.5 77 27.1 20.9-34.3
$50,000+ 363 297 79.6 73.5-84.5 22 8.6 5.1-14.2 44 11.8 8.4-16.4

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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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