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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-Buncombe County 381 348 90.1 84.8-93.6 21 6.2 3.6-10.4 12 3.8 1.7- 8.4
GENDER
Male 138 124 89.0 80.3-94.1 10 8.5 4.1-17.0 4 2.5 0.8- 7.8
Female 243 224 91.0 83.4-95.3 11 4.2 2.1- 8.3 8 4.8 1.7-13.3
RACE
White 349 321 90.2 84.5-94.0 16 5.6 3.0-10.1 12 4.2 1.8- 9.3
Other 29 25 89.8 69.7-97.1 4 10.2 2.9-30.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 101 91 86.9 76.2-93.2 6 7.3 3.1-16.2 4 5.8 1.9-16.1
45+ 279 256 92.9 89.0-95.5 15 5.1 2.9- 8.8 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 101 91.2 80.9-96.2 7 3.2 1.3- 7.5 4 5.6 1.6-17.6
Some College + 266 245 91.0 85.2-94.7 14 7.6 4.1-13.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 164 91.8 85.0-95.7 11 6.3 2.9-13.5 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0
$50,000+ 155 148 93.1 83.8-97.2 5 3.6 1.5- 8.5 2 3.3 0.6-15.8

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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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