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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 398 343 75.3 66.2-82.6 29 15.6 9.2-25.4 26 9.0 5.4-14.7
GENDER
Male 160 131 69.7 58.0-79.3 15 20.2 11.8-32.4 14 10.1 5.4-18.3
Female 238 212 80.6 64.7-90.4 14 11.4 3.6-30.6 12 8.0 3.5-17.4
RACE
White 249 227 88.0 79.5-93.2 12 6.2 2.9-12.8 10 5.9 2.3-14.0
Other 145 114 68.5 56.7-78.4 16 18.7 10.7-30.8 15 12.7 6.9-22.3
AGE
18-44 132 106 67.0 53.2-78.4 13 20.5 10.4-36.2 13 12.5 6.7-22.3
45+ 261 235 86.9 79.2-92.1 14 8.8 4.3-16.9 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 74 54.5 38.0-70.0 17 34.6 19.5-53.6 12 11.0 5.2-21.7
Some College + 294 268 87.1 79.3-92.2 12 5.0 2.3-10.4 14 8.0 3.9-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 125 57.8 43.1-71.2 17 28.5 15.6-46.2 16 13.7 7.1-24.7
$50,000+ 191 179 91.0 83.2-95.4 6 5.3 2.0-13.5 6 3.7 1.5- 8.7

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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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