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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 12,541 3,992 34.2 32.7-35.8 5,186 39.7 38.2-41.2 3,363 26.1 24.7-27.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 117 31.1 24.1-39.0 143 48.4 39.2-57.8 79 20.5 15.3-26.9
Buncombe 381 107 30.5 24.9-36.8 162 41.7 35.7-47.9 112 27.8 22.6-33.7
Cabarrus 325 107 35.3 27.8-43.6 137 40.2 32.8-48.1 81 24.5 18.2-32.1
Catawba 350 116 34.5 28.2-41.3 135 38.7 32.0-45.7 99 26.9 20.1-35.0
Cumberland 359 130 39.3 32.6-46.4 133 35.5 29.4-42.0 96 25.3 20.0-31.4
Davidson 395 145 38.3 32.1-45.0 145 36.6 30.5-43.0 105 25.1 19.9-31.2
Durham 398 123 31.3 25.1-38.2 170 41.6 34.3-49.3 105 27.1 21.1-34.1
Forsyth 362 112 31.8 25.7-38.5 153 41.2 34.5-48.2 97 27.1 21.0-34.2
Gaston 326 95 34.4 27.8-41.6 138 39.5 32.7-46.7 93 26.1 20.3-32.9
Guilford 402 130 33.1 26.7-40.1 165 37.5 30.9-44.7 107 29.4 21.1-39.3
Iredell 408 117 33.6 26.8-41.2 186 43.4 36.7-50.4 105 23.0 17.9-29.0
Johnston 339 101 30.7 24.6-37.5 155 48.1 40.6-55.6 83 21.3 16.3-27.2
Mecklenburg 589 202 40.1 34.6-45.8 261 40.5 35.3-45.8 126 19.4 15.5-24.0
New Hanover 392 125 40.4 32.5-48.8 165 36.0 29.2-43.4 102 23.6 17.7-30.7
Onslow 366 158 41.6 35.5-48.0 120 33.0 26.9-39.7 88 25.4 19.9-31.9
Orange 355 105 31.3 25.3-37.9 167 45.8 39.5-52.3 83 22.9 18.1-28.6
Pitt 352 137 39.7 32.9-47.0 133 34.7 28.5-41.5 82 25.6 18.8-33.8
Randolph 334 120 40.4 32.9-48.3 113 34.4 27.6-41.8 101 25.3 19.8-31.6
Robeson 353 113 32.2 26.1-38.9 137 41.0 34.0-48.4 103 26.8 21.4-33.1
Rowan 415 118 26.7 21.5-32.6 167 41.4 34.7-48.3 130 32.0 25.6-39.1
Union 349 100 34.4 27.2-42.4 155 40.7 33.9-47.9 94 24.9 19.7-30.9
Wake 569 155 30.1 24.8-35.9 270 44.5 39.0-50.2 144 25.4 20.2-31.5
Wayne 365 126 35.8 29.2-43.0 139 38.1 31.2-45.5 100 26.1 20.3-32.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,428 1,174 37.3 34.1-40.7 1,345 38.1 35.0-41.3 909 24.6 22.0-27.4
Piedmont 6,419 2,010 32.7 30.8-34.7 2,713 40.9 38.9-42.9 1,696 26.4 24.4-28.4
Western NC 2,694 808 34.5 31.4-37.6 1,128 37.6 34.8-40.4 758 28.0 24.8-31.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,839 521 32.4 29.4-35.5 776 40.0 37.0-43.1 542 27.6 24.9-30.5
Northwest 2,858 920 34.4 31.4-37.5 1,161 37.1 34.3-40.0 777 28.5 25.3-32.0
Charlotte 1,707 532 34.9 31.3-38.7 736 40.0 36.4-43.7 439 25.1 21.8-28.6
Greensboro 1,562 508 33.0 28.9-37.3 655 41.7 37.1-46.4 399 25.3 21.0-30.2
Southern Regional 1,112 371 36.7 31.9-41.8 429 37.9 33.2-42.9 312 25.3 21.4-29.6
Coastal 539 171 40.3 31.4-50.0 222 35.4 28.2-43.3 146 24.3 18.7-30.8
Wake 1,424 422 30.7 27.0-34.7 638 42.8 38.8-46.8 364 26.5 22.8-30.6
Area L 129 32 27.6 18.0-39.7 66 53.4 40.6-65.7 31 19.0 12.1-28.6
Eastern 1,371 515 38.9 33.5-44.6 503 34.6 29.9-39.5 353 26.5 21.7-32.0

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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.

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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