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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
-Buncombe County 381 323 84.1 78.5-88.5 31 9.2 5.8-14.4 27 6.7 4.2-10.5
GENDER
Male 138 105 73.8 63.3-82.1 18 15.6 8.9-25.9 15 10.6 5.9-18.4
Female 243 218 92.8 88.9-95.4 13 3.8 2.0- 7.0 12 3.4 1.7- 6.4
RACE
White 349 297 85.3 79.8-89.5 26 7.8 4.7-12.6 26 6.9 4.3-10.9
Other 29 24 72.5 42.3-90.4 4 22.2 6.3-54.9 1 5.3 0.7-30.1
AGE
18-44 101 87 81.9 70.8-89.4 7 10.7 4.9-21.7 7 7.4 3.4-15.4
45+ 279 235 86.1 81.3-89.8 24 7.9 5.2-11.9 20 6.0 3.8- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 94 78.4 64.9-87.8 10 13.9 6.2-28.4 8 7.6 3.4-16.3
Some College + 266 226 86.2 80.4-90.5 21 7.3 4.3-12.2 19 6.4 3.7-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 141 74.5 64.8-82.3 22 16.6 9.8-26.7 19 8.9 5.3-14.5
$50,000+ 155 144 94.6 90.2-97.1 5 2.6 1.0- 6.3 6 2.8 1.2- 6.5

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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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