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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 15,228 9,813 62.7 61.6-63.7 2,216 15.7 14.9-16.5 3,199 21.7 20.8-22.6
-Wake County 768 497 65.0 60.8-69.1 110 14.6 11.9-17.8 161 20.4 17.2-24.0
GENDER
Male 298 185 64.7 58.0-70.8 49 15.3 11.4-20.3 64 20.0 15.3-25.7
Female 470 312 65.5 60.2-70.3 61 13.8 10.4-18.1 97 20.7 16.8-25.2
RACE
White 574 383 65.1 60.3-69.6 79 15.5 12.2-19.5 112 19.4 15.9-23.5
Other 185 110 65.3 56.3-73.3 27 11.5 7.4-17.4 48 23.3 16.8-31.3
AGE
18-44 379 228 63.6 57.6-69.2 71 16.4 12.7-21.0 80 20.0 15.7-25.1
45+ 387 268 67.5 61.9-72.7 39 11.6 8.2-16.1 80 20.9 16.7-25.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 110 61.7 52.3-70.3 22 10.1 6.3-15.8 61 28.2 20.9-37.0
Some College + 573 386 66.5 61.8-70.9 88 16.5 13.1-20.4 99 17.0 13.8-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 174 60.3 52.7-67.4 53 16.8 12.2-22.6 77 23.0 17.6-29.5
$50,000+ 363 256 68.0 62.2-73.3 42 13.6 9.9-18.3 65 18.4 14.3-23.3

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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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