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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 401 362 82.9 75.5-88.4 21 11.4 6.6-18.8 18 5.8 3.2-10.2
GENDER
Male 157 136 78.1 65.9-86.9 17 19.6 11.1-32.1 4 2.3 0.7- 7.4
Female 244 226 88.1 79.9-93.2 4 2.3 0.7- 7.1 14 9.6 4.9-17.7
RACE
White 287 273 93.9 88.9-96.7 8 4.6 2.1- 9.7 6 1.5 0.5- 4.0
Other 109 86 70.6 57.6-81.0 11 16.3 8.3-29.5 12 13.1 6.7-23.8
AGE
18-44 90 73 71.0 56.1-82.5 9 19.6 9.7-35.7 8 9.4 4.2-19.5
45+ 306 284 90.8 85.2-94.4 12 5.9 3.1-10.9 10 3.4 1.5- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 141 119 73.2 58.4-84.2 12 20.2 10.1-36.3 10 6.6 2.9-14.5
Some College + 260 243 88.2 80.0-93.3 9 6.5 2.9-14.1 8 5.3 2.3-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 172 79.9 67.5-88.4 10 11.8 4.9-25.8 12 8.3 4.2-15.9
$50,000+ 158 145 85.9 74.4-92.7 9 10.5 4.8-21.5 4 3.6 0.9-13.5

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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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