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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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
-Gaston County 326 197 64.5 57.6-70.9 73 19.9 15.4-25.4 56 15.5 10.8-21.9
GENDER
Male 121 74 64.7 53.7-74.4 27 18.8 12.2-27.8 20 16.5 9.9-26.1
Female 205 123 64.4 55.2-72.6 46 20.9 15.0-28.2 36 14.8 8.6-24.2
RACE
White 278 171 63.2 55.5-70.3 59 19.7 14.7-25.8 48 17.1 11.5-24.6
Other 48 26 70.4 54.5-82.5 14 21.1 11.3-35.9 8 8.5 3.9-17.7
AGE
18-44 87 61 75.8 64.9-84.2 18 14.6 8.7-23.5 8 9.6 4.4-19.6
45+ 235 133 54.9 46.7-63.0 55 24.7 18.6-32.0 47 20.4 13.6-29.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 89 52.2 42.4-61.8 42 20.5 14.6-28.0 46 27.3 18.7-38.2
Some College + 148 107 75.2 66.2-82.4 31 19.5 13.2-27.9 10 5.3 2.4-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 105 62.5 52.8-71.2 45 23.2 16.3-31.8 30 14.3 9.1-21.8
$50,000+ 85 60 70.5 56.2-81.6 18 17.2 10.6-26.7 7 12.3 4.2-31.0

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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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