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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 shortness of breath is a symptom 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 2,648 89.9 88.0-91.5 133 4.7 3.7- 6.0 165 5.4 4.2- 6.9
Cumberland County 211 187 90.0 84.1-93.9 8 2.9 1.3- 6.6 16 7.1 4.0-12.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 199 178 91.8 87.2-94.9 10 4.3 2.2- 8.2 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5
Durham 178 157 89.9 83.5-94.0 8 4.0 1.7- 8.9 13 6.2 3.2-11.4
Forsyth 218 193 88.0 81.9-92.3 13 5.9 3.3-10.5 12 6.1 3.1-11.5
Gaston 220 195 88.7 82.8-92.8 12 5.9 2.9-11.6 13 5.4 3.0- 9.4
Guilford 208 189 92.0 86.9-95.2 10 4.8 2.3- 9.7 9 3.2 1.6- 6.3
Mecklenburg 207 188 89.7 83.8-93.6 12 6.3 3.4-11.2 7 4.1 1.8- 8.9
New Hanover 200 179 89.9 83.7-93.9 10 3.9 1.9- 7.7 11 6.3 3.1-12.2
Onslow 209 188 83.4 67.6-92.3 6 2.2 0.9- 5.0 15 14.4 5.8-31.4
Wake 204 184 92.3 87.5-95.3 4 1.3 0.4- 3.9 16 6.4 3.7-11.0
Western NC 290 269 92.2 88.0-95.1 12 5.0 2.7- 9.0 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5
Piedmont NC 329 294 89.5 84.9-92.8 17 6.3 3.7-10.6 18 4.3 2.5- 7.1
Eastern NC 273 247 88.7 82.1-93.1 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 15 7.7 3.9-14.4

+ 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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