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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
-Forsyth County 363 349 96.2 91.2-98.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 7 2.4 0.6- 8.4
GENDER
Male 132 129 98.2 94.4-99.5 3 1.8 0.5- 5.6 0 0.0 . - .
Female 231 220 94.5 85.2-98.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4 7 4.3 1.2-14.8
RACE
White 277 271 98.6 96.3-99.4 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
Other 82 74 91.5 76.8-97.2 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 6 6.9 1.8-23.1
AGE
18-44 89 87 96.0 81.1-99.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 1 3.4 0.5-20.5
45+ 271 259 96.4 93.2-98.1 6 2.1 0.9- 5.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 106 99 90.4 74.3-96.9 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5 4 6.9 1.5-26.0
Some College + 257 250 98.6 96.8-99.4 4 0.9 0.3- 2.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 122 90.6 77.1-96.5 4 3.1 1.1- 8.3 6 6.3 1.5-22.6
$50,000+ 175 173 99.5 97.7-99.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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