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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
-Gaston County 326 282 89.8 85.4-93.0 23 4.6 2.8- 7.3 21 5.6 3.2- 9.7
GENDER
Male 121 106 90.6 82.9-95.1 11 5.2 2.5-10.4 4 4.2 1.3-12.3
Female 205 176 89.2 83.2-93.2 12 4.0 2.1- 7.6 17 6.7 3.5-12.5
RACE
White 278 242 90.0 84.9-93.5 19 4.7 2.7- 8.0 17 5.3 2.7-10.1
Other 48 40 89.3 77.2-95.3 4 3.8 1.3-10.8 4 6.9 2.2-19.4
AGE
18-44 87 76 89.4 80.1-94.7 6 4.3 1.7-10.1 5 6.3 2.3-15.8
45+ 235 203 90.4 86.0-93.5 17 4.8 2.9- 8.0 15 4.8 2.7- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 145 86.0 78.7-91.0 16 5.6 3.1- 9.7 16 8.5 4.4-15.6
Some College + 148 136 93.2 86.9-96.6 7 3.7 1.6- 8.3 5 3.1 1.0- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 156 91.9 87.4-94.9 13 4.0 2.2- 7.2 11 4.1 2.1- 7.9
$50,000+ 85 79 94.8 87.1-98.0 5 4.9 1.8-12.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2

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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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