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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-Forsyth County 361 327 88.3 81.3-92.9 17 5.7 2.6-12.0 17 6.0 3.0-11.7
GENDER
Male 132 114 82.7 70.2-90.7 9 9.8 3.8-23.1 9 7.5 3.3-16.0
Female 229 213 93.0 84.4-97.0 8 2.2 1.0- 5.0 8 4.8 1.5-14.8
RACE
White 275 254 93.9 89.9-96.4 12 3.9 1.9- 7.8 9 2.3 1.1- 4.5
Other 82 72 78.6 60.8-89.7 3 8.2 1.9-29.0 7 13.2 5.4-28.9
AGE
18-44 89 79 82.7 68.1-91.4 4 7.9 2.4-22.8 6 9.4 3.7-22.0
45+ 269 245 92.9 89.2-95.4 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 86 70.5 53.0-83.5 8 13.1 4.5-32.5 10 16.5 7.3-33.0
Some College + 257 241 95.6 92.5-97.5 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6 7 1.7 0.8- 3.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 116 75.5 59.3-86.6 5 9.8 2.9-28.2 11 14.7 6.8-29.1
$50,000+ 174 162 95.0 90.4-97.5 8 3.7 1.6- 8.2 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7

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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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