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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 15,237 5,755 38.0 37.0-39.1 5,667 37.7 36.6-38.8 3,815 24.3 23.4-25.2
-Wake County 768 254 32.9 28.8-37.2 353 46.2 41.7-50.8 161 20.9 17.4-24.8
GENDER
Male 298 96 33.0 26.8-39.9 142 47.1 40.0-54.4 60 19.8 14.6-26.3
Female 470 158 32.7 27.7-38.0 211 45.2 40.0-50.6 101 22.1 18.0-26.8
RACE
White 574 171 31.2 26.6-36.1 280 48.5 43.6-53.5 123 20.3 16.7-24.5
Other 185 81 37.6 29.0-47.1 67 40.3 30.4-50.9 37 22.1 14.8-31.7
AGE
18-44 379 126 33.0 27.4-39.2 180 46.6 40.2-53.1 73 20.4 15.6-26.2
45+ 387 127 32.6 27.4-38.3 172 45.6 40.0-51.3 88 21.8 17.6-26.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 77 33.7 25.5-43.0 59 35.2 25.7-46.0 57 31.1 22.7-41.1
Some College + 573 175 32.4 27.8-37.4 294 50.8 45.9-55.8 104 16.7 13.6-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 120 37.2 30.1-44.9 114 38.4 30.7-46.6 70 24.4 18.0-32.2
$50,000+ 363 104 30.1 24.8-36.0 195 53.9 47.8-59.9 64 16.0 12.3-20.5

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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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