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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
-Alamance County 339 292 88.0 82.0-92.2 27 7.7 4.3-13.7 20 4.2 2.6- 6.9
GENDER
Male 119 105 88.2 75.2-94.8 9 9.9 3.8-23.7 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9
Female 220 187 87.9 81.8-92.2 18 6.1 3.4-10.7 15 6.0 3.3-10.6
RACE
White 280 244 88.6 81.4-93.2 21 7.1 3.3-14.4 15 4.4 2.4- 7.7
Other 57 46 85.4 71.4-93.2 6 10.5 3.9-25.2 5 4.1 1.6-10.3
AGE
18-44 77 69 89.6 76.1-95.9 4 7.9 2.5-22.5 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3
45+ 259 223 87.2 82.1-90.9 20 7.0 4.4-11.1 16 5.8 3.4- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 124 79.3 67.8-87.5 18 14.8 7.5-27.1 12 5.9 3.2-10.6
Some College + 185 168 94.6 90.3-97.0 9 2.4 1.1- 5.1 8 3.0 1.3- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 162 92.1 86.4-95.5 14 5.2 2.6-10.1 6 2.7 1.1- 6.7
$50,000+ 114 100 89.4 80.3-94.6 6 5.3 1.8-14.6 8 5.3 2.4-11.1

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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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