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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-Alamance County 339 297 86.1 78.1-91.5 23 9.2 4.5-17.7 19 4.7 2.7- 8.1
GENDER
Male 119 107 83.9 66.5-93.2 10 15.1 6.1-33.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
Female 220 190 87.8 80.7-92.5 13 4.6 2.1- 9.7 17 7.6 4.1-13.5
RACE
White 280 250 89.8 82.3-94.3 20 7.4 3.5-15.2 10 2.8 1.4- 5.6
Other 57 45 73.3 50.9-87.9 3 15.4 4.0-44.7 9 11.3 4.9-23.9
AGE
18-44 77 67 84.0 66.6-93.2 5 11.8 3.9-30.8 5 4.2 1.4-11.6
45+ 259 229 88.4 82.7-92.4 16 6.4 3.4-11.7 14 5.2 2.9- 9.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 127 80.1 68.0-88.5 16 13.4 6.3-26.2 11 6.4 3.0-13.4
Some College + 185 170 90.6 78.0-96.3 7 6.0 1.5-21.6 8 3.4 1.6- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 160 89.0 81.1-93.8 11 5.4 2.4-11.6 11 5.6 2.5-12.1
$50,000+ 114 107 95.0 89.2-97.7 4 2.5 0.9- 6.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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