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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
-Buncombe County 381 256 68.9 62.9-74.4 74 19.3 14.8-24.7 51 11.8 8.4-16.4
GENDER
Male 138 85 63.8 53.7-72.9 33 23.8 16.2-33.6 20 12.4 7.5-19.8
Female 243 171 73.2 65.9-79.5 41 15.4 10.9-21.5 31 11.3 7.0-17.7
RACE
White 349 234 68.7 62.4-74.3 69 19.1 14.6-24.4 46 12.3 8.6-17.3
Other 29 20 70.1 41.6-88.5 4 21.5 5.9-54.6 5 8.4 2.7-23.2
AGE
18-44 101 76 73.5 62.4-82.3 16 16.4 9.6-26.7 9 10.0 4.9-19.4
45+ 279 179 64.7 58.2-70.6 58 21.9 16.9-27.9 42 13.5 9.8-18.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 72 63.8 51.4-74.7 23 22.5 13.5-35.1 17 13.6 7.5-23.4
Some College + 266 182 72.1 65.5-77.9 51 18.3 13.5-24.3 33 9.6 6.5-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 116 65.5 56.1-73.7 34 21.1 14.0-30.5 32 13.4 8.9-19.7
$50,000+ 155 112 72.5 63.5-80.0 31 18.1 12.5-25.4 12 9.4 4.6-18.3

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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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