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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
-Durham County 398 353 83.4 74.4-89.7 24 10.7 5.3-20.5 21 5.9 3.3-10.3
GENDER
Male 160 142 84.6 74.7-91.0 11 9.7 4.6-19.3 7 5.7 2.5-12.5
Female 238 211 82.4 66.4-91.7 13 11.7 3.8-30.7 14 6.0 2.6-13.3
RACE
White 249 227 92.3 87.7-95.3 12 3.8 1.9- 7.4 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7
Other 145 125 81.3 70.6-88.8 11 10.9 5.5-20.5 9 7.7 3.4-16.8
AGE
18-44 132 116 80.3 65.1-90.0 8 13.3 5.1-30.6 8 6.3 2.7-14.2
45+ 261 233 87.5 80.9-92.0 16 7.4 4.0-13.1 12 5.2 2.5-10.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 85 71.9 52.1-85.8 10 21.1 8.5-43.5 8 7.0 2.9-15.8
Some College + 294 267 89.9 83.2-94.1 14 4.9 2.3-10.2 13 5.2 2.3-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 134 71.3 54.2-83.8 14 20.5 9.2-39.9 10 8.2 3.5-18.1
$50,000+ 191 179 93.8 88.7-96.7 8 3.8 1.7- 8.0 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9

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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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