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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Heart Attack or Stroke+

Which of the following do you think is a symptom of a heart attack. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure.
Do you think pain or discomfort in the arms or shoulder are symptoms of a heart attack?

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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 2,946 2,622 87.4 85.3-89.3 147 5.4 4.2- 6.8 177 7.2 5.7- 9.0
Cumberland County 211 179 86.5 79.4-91.4 13 5.7 2.9-10.9 19 7.8 4.5-13.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 199 182 91.9 86.6-95.2 9 4.3 2.2- 8.6 8 3.8 1.7- 8.3
Durham 178 154 86.8 79.2-91.9 11 6.4 3.1-12.4 13 6.9 3.5-13.0
Forsyth 218 193 87.2 80.6-91.9 14 7.6 4.0-13.9 11 5.2 2.7- 9.6
Gaston 220 199 89.4 83.3-93.4 10 6.0 2.9-11.7 11 4.7 2.4- 8.8
Guilford 208 187 91.0 86.2-94.3 13 5.8 3.2-10.2 8 3.2 1.5- 6.5
Mecklenburg 207 183 87.7 81.7-91.9 9 4.2 2.0- 8.6 15 8.1 4.8-13.5
New Hanover 200 182 90.8 84.9-94.6 5 2.2 0.9- 5.6 13 6.9 3.7-12.6
Onslow 209 190 84.0 68.2-92.7 10 4.7 2.3- 9.2 9 11.4 3.7-30.2
Wake 204 180 85.9 78.2-91.2 10 6.4 2.9-13.8 14 7.7 4.2-13.5
Western NC 290 270 92.0 87.7-94.9 14 5.6 3.3- 9.4 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4
Piedmont NC 329 283 86.7 81.7-90.5 16 5.6 3.1- 9.8 30 7.7 5.0-11.5
Eastern NC 273 240 85.0 77.7-90.2 13 4.7 2.5- 9.0 20 10.2 5.8-17.5

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

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

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