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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 206 48.4 39.4-57.4 85 40.3 30.7-50.6 48 11.4 7.9-16.1
Buncombe 381 250 58.7 52.1-65.0 90 29.9 24.1-36.5 41 11.4 7.7-16.5
Cabarrus 325 201 55.6 47.3-63.6 84 29.5 22.7-37.3 40 15.0 8.9-24.1
Catawba 350 218 55.7 48.1-63.1 81 32.0 24.6-40.5 51 12.2 8.9-16.5
Cumberland 359 222 59.0 52.1-65.5 87 27.4 21.9-33.6 50 13.6 9.5-19.3
Davidson 395 256 59.0 52.2-65.5 91 29.8 23.7-36.8 48 11.2 7.7-15.9
Durham 398 225 43.3 36.5-50.3 109 36.4 28.9-44.6 64 20.3 14.8-27.2
Forsyth 363 241 59.4 52.2-66.2 82 28.8 22.6-36.0 40 11.8 7.8-17.5
Gaston 326 195 56.6 49.3-63.7 75 27.2 20.9-34.6 56 16.2 11.8-21.7
Guilford 402 259 58.0 49.3-66.1 94 28.1 21.8-35.3 49 14.0 7.0-25.8
Iredell 409 268 57.5 50.3-64.3 84 26.9 20.8-33.9 57 15.7 11.1-21.7
Johnston 342 216 62.3 55.2-68.9 79 24.4 19.0-30.8 47 13.3 9.3-18.7
Mecklenburg 590 331 46.4 41.0-51.8 172 35.8 30.6-41.4 87 17.8 13.8-22.7
New Hanover 392 265 58.5 50.1-66.5 81 28.8 21.3-37.7 46 12.7 8.1-19.2
Onslow 367 244 59.7 52.8-66.2 95 33.6 27.2-40.7 28 6.7 4.3-10.3
Orange 355 207 54.5 47.9-60.9 93 28.6 23.1-34.7 55 17.0 12.1-23.2
Pitt 352 225 61.9 54.7-68.7 67 21.9 16.5-28.5 60 16.1 11.7-21.9
Randolph 334 212 58.8 51.0-66.2 80 29.5 22.6-37.4 42 11.7 7.9-16.9
Robeson 353 195 50.9 43.8-57.9 92 29.3 23.3-36.2 66 19.8 15.0-25.7
Rowan 416 271 57.2 50.0-64.2 91 31.5 24.5-39.4 54 11.2 8.1-15.3
Union 349 215 54.6 47.2-61.7 89 31.0 24.5-38.2 45 14.4 10.2-20.2
Wake 569 353 54.8 48.8-60.7 144 29.1 24.1-34.6 72 16.1 11.2-22.6
Wayne 365 210 49.6 42.4-56.9 88 31.3 24.4-39.2 67 19.1 13.9-25.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,432 2,104 57.1 53.8-60.4 807 28.0 24.9-31.3 521 14.9 12.7-17.4
Piedmont 6,423 3,968 53.9 51.8-56.1 1,567 30.0 28.1-32.0 888 16.1 14.3-18.0
Western NC 2,696 1,775 59.6 56.2-62.9 569 27.0 23.8-30.5 352 13.4 11.5-15.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,841 1,224 61.0 57.6-64.2 381 25.7 22.8-28.9 236 13.3 11.1-15.9
Northwest 2,862 1,856 58.1 54.7-61.4 631 28.5 25.4-31.8 375 13.4 11.2-16.0
Charlotte 1,708 1,017 51.4 47.6-55.2 444 32.3 28.7-36.1 247 16.3 13.7-19.2
Greensboro 1,562 963 53.5 48.6-58.3 384 29.7 25.7-34.2 215 16.8 12.3-22.3
Southern Regional 1,112 627 56.9 51.9-61.8 285 26.9 22.5-31.8 200 16.2 13.2-19.7
Coastal 539 355 56.5 47.3-65.4 115 30.2 21.4-40.8 69 13.2 9.1-18.9
Wake 1,426 862 53.0 48.9-57.2 361 29.6 25.9-33.5 203 17.4 13.9-21.5
Area L 129 77 56.8 44.1-68.7 34 33.6 22.8-46.3 18 9.6 5.4-16.4
Eastern 1,372 866 58.6 52.8-64.1 308 25.3 20.5-30.7 198 16.2 11.9-21.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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