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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-Gaston County 326 296 92.3 87.9-95.1 16 4.0 2.1- 7.7 14 3.7 1.9- 7.1
GENDER
Male 121 111 92.3 83.9-96.5 6 5.0 1.7-13.6 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8
Female 205 185 92.3 86.8-95.6 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4 10 4.5 1.9-10.0
RACE
White 278 256 94.1 90.1-96.5 10 2.1 1.0- 4.0 12 3.9 1.8- 7.9
Other 48 40 84.1 66.5-93.4 6 12.9 4.6-31.2 2 3.0 0.7-11.5
AGE
18-44 87 82 93.7 83.7-97.8 3 3.2 0.7-13.0 2 3.0 0.7-11.9
45+ 235 211 91.3 86.6-94.4 13 4.8 2.6- 8.6 11 4.0 2.1- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 159 93.0 88.2-96.0 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4 10 4.4 2.1- 9.0
Some College + 148 136 91.6 83.7-95.8 8 5.3 2.2-12.4 4 3.1 1.0- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 159 91.7 86.6-95.0 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6 9 4.2 2.0- 8.8
$50,000+ 85 83 97.7 90.7-99.5 2 2.3 0.5- 9.3 0 0.0 . - .

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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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