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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 15,235 12,698 81.9 81.0-82.8 943 6.6 6.1- 7.2 1,594 11.4 10.7-12.2
-Wake County 768 652 83.1 79.2-86.4 48 7.3 4.9-10.6 68 9.6 7.3-12.6
GENDER
Male 298 249 82.6 76.4-87.5 21 7.8 4.5-13.2 28 9.6 6.3-14.4
Female 470 403 83.7 78.7-87.7 27 6.7 3.9-11.2 40 9.6 6.8-13.4
RACE
White 574 523 90.4 86.6-93.3 23 4.5 2.6- 7.9 28 5.0 3.2- 7.9
Other 185 123 66.0 56.3-74.5 24 13.5 7.8-22.4 38 20.5 14.3-28.5
AGE
18-44 379 317 81.7 75.9-86.3 27 8.0 4.7-13.2 35 10.4 7.2-14.7
45+ 387 333 85.5 81.0-89.1 21 6.1 3.8- 9.7 33 8.4 5.7-12.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 138 69.7 60.2-77.7 19 11.2 6.2-19.3 36 19.2 13.0-27.3
Some College + 573 513 88.7 84.6-91.8 28 5.6 3.3- 9.4 32 5.7 3.9- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 231 75.4 68.6-81.2 31 9.8 6.5-14.5 42 14.8 10.3-20.9
$50,000+ 363 340 90.8 85.1-94.5 9 4.3 1.7-10.3 14 4.9 2.8- 8.5

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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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