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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all heart attack symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,530 1,978 14.0 13.0-15.1 10,552 86.0 84.9-87.0
-Gaston County 326 47 13.9 9.8-19.4 279 86.1 80.6-90.2
GENDER
Male 121 15 11.6 5.8-21.8 106 88.4 78.2-94.2
Female 205 32 15.8 10.7-22.7 173 84.2 77.3-89.3
RACE
White 278 40 13.9 9.5-20.0 238 86.1 80.0-90.5
Other 48 7 14.0 5.8-30.0 41 86.0 70.0-94.2
AGE
18-44 87 11 11.6 5.7-22.3 76 88.4 77.7-94.3
45+ 235 36 16.0 11.2-22.5 199 84.0 77.5-88.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 24 13.1 8.3-20.3 153 86.9 79.7-91.7
Some College + 148 23 14.6 8.7-23.5 125 85.4 76.5-91.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 29 17.4 11.0-26.5 151 82.6 73.5-89.0
$50,000+ 85 15 13.0 7.5-21.5 70 87.0 78.5-92.5

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*Derived from 6 heart attack questions.

^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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