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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
-Forsyth County 361 330 90.3 84.6-94.0 13 4.4 2.1- 8.9 18 5.3 2.7-10.2
GENDER
Male 132 122 92.8 85.4-96.6 5 4.3 1.5-11.9 5 2.9 1.1- 7.6
Female 229 208 88.2 79.0-93.7 8 4.4 1.6-11.6 13 7.4 3.2-16.1
RACE
White 275 254 93.3 89.2-96.0 9 2.5 1.1- 5.8 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6
Other 82 74 85.3 69.6-93.6 4 8.0 2.7-21.2 4 6.7 1.6-23.4
AGE
18-44 89 80 87.8 75.5-94.4 4 5.9 2.0-16.1 5 6.3 2.0-18.3
45+ 269 247 92.3 87.7-95.3 9 3.1 1.3- 7.1 13 4.6 2.5- 8.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 89 82.8 67.6-91.7 7 7.6 2.9-18.5 8 9.6 3.1-26.0
Some College + 257 241 93.4 88.0-96.5 6 3.0 1.0- 8.9 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 122 87.7 73.7-94.8 5 4.8 1.5-14.3 5 7.5 2.2-22.7
$50,000+ 174 158 91.3 84.4-95.3 5 3.6 1.1-11.4 11 5.1 2.6- 9.5

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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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