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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
-Gaston County 326 195 56.6 49.3-63.7 75 27.2 20.9-34.6 56 16.2 11.8-21.7
GENDER
Male 121 63 45.5 34.4-57.1 35 32.9 22.4-45.6 23 21.6 13.7-32.2
Female 205 132 65.6 56.9-73.5 40 22.6 15.8-31.2 33 11.8 7.9-17.4
RACE
White 278 173 59.5 51.7-66.8 60 25.1 18.9-32.6 45 15.4 10.8-21.6
Other 48 22 43.9 26.9-62.4 15 36.7 19.4-58.2 11 19.5 9.6-35.4
AGE
18-44 87 41 45.8 33.7-58.3 30 36.2 24.8-49.5 16 18.0 10.7-28.7
45+ 235 153 66.2 58.4-73.2 43 19.3 13.9-26.3 39 14.5 10.0-20.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 97 51.2 41.4-60.8 42 25.3 17.8-34.7 38 23.5 16.1-33.0
Some College + 148 97 61.3 50.3-71.2 33 28.9 19.6-40.4 18 9.8 5.8-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 107 53.3 43.1-63.3 45 30.6 21.4-41.7 28 16.1 10.1-24.6
$50,000+ 85 54 62.1 49.3-73.4 20 26.3 16.6-38.9 11 11.7 6.1-21.3

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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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