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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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
-Gaston County 326 305 93.8 89.6-96.4 9 2.8 1.2- 6.4 12 3.4 1.7- 6.6
GENDER
Male 121 112 91.7 82.6-96.3 5 4.5 1.5-12.9 4 3.7 1.1-11.6
Female 205 193 95.5 91.9-97.6 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3
RACE
White 278 261 93.6 88.6-96.5 8 3.1 1.3- 7.6 9 3.3 1.4- 7.3
Other 48 44 94.9 86.2-98.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 3 3.7 1.1-11.7
AGE
18-44 87 82 95.5 87.7-98.4 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 2 2.5 0.5-11.7
45+ 235 220 92.7 86.7-96.1 6 3.6 1.2-10.1 9 3.8 1.9- 7.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 163 91.9 85.0-95.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.5 8 5.0 2.1-11.8
Some College + 148 141 95.5 89.0-98.3 3 2.6 0.6-10.4 4 1.9 0.7- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 166 91.3 83.5-95.6 7 4.2 1.5-11.2 7 4.5 1.8-11.0
$50,000+ 85 83 97.5 90.0-99.4 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8

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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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