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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following?
A stroke

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,988 159 2.8 2.2- 3.5 5,829 97.2 96.5-97.8
GENDER
Male 2,296 66 3.0 2.1- 4.4 2,230 97.0 95.6-97.9
Female 3,692 93 2.5 1.9- 3.5 3,599 97.5 96.5-98.1
RACE
White 4,555 108 2.4 1.8- 3.2 4,447 97.6 96.8-98.2
African American 1,086 44 4.5 2.8- 7.3 1,042 95.5 92.7-97.2
Other Minorities 257 4 2.1 0.6- 6.8 253 97.9 93.2-99.4
HISPANIC
Yes 171 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 168 99.7 98.9-99.9
No 5,803 156 2.9 2.3- 3.7 5,647 97.1 96.3-97.7
AGE
18-24 530 0 0.0 . - . 530 100 . - .
25-34 1,121 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 1,116 99.5 98.6-99.8
35-44 1,243 4 1.0 0.3- 3.8 1,239 99.0 96.2-99.7
45-54 1,111 31 2.9 1.6- 5.1 1,080 97.1 94.9-98.4
55-64 792 34 4.1 2.5- 6.7 758 95.9 93.3-97.5
65+ 1,140 85 8.5 6.2-11.5 1,055 91.5 88.5-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 791 64 7.4 5.2-10.4 727 92.6 89.6-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,786 45 2.9 1.7- 4.7 1,741 97.1 95.3-98.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,550 33 2.0 1.2- 3.2 1,517 98.0 96.8-98.8
College Graduate 1,843 17 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,826 99.2 98.4-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 46 8.1 5.4-12.1 516 91.9 87.9-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 982 30 3.5 2.0- 6.4 952 96.5 93.6-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 859 14 1.6 0.6- 4.2 845 98.4 95.8-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 945 11 1.8 0.8- 3.9 934 98.2 96.1-99.2
$50,000+ 1,561 20 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1,541 99.1 98.3-99.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 405 8 1.4 0.7- 3.0 397 98.6 97.0-99.3
Cumberland 417 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0 411 98.8 97.0-99.5
Durham 385 10 1.8 0.9- 3.4 375 98.2 96.6-99.1
Forsyth 446 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3 435 98.3 96.7-99.1
Gaston 450 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 437 97.3 95.2-98.5
Guilford 398 14 2.7 1.5- 4.8 384 97.3 95.2-98.5
Mecklenburg 416 6 1.1 0.5- 2.6 410 98.9 97.4-99.5
New Hanover 396 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 389 98.6 96.9-99.4
Onslow 422 12 2.6 1.2- 5.3 410 97.4 94.7-98.8
Wake 411 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 406 99.0 97.3-99.6
Western NC 600 22 2.9 1.9- 4.6 578 97.1 95.4-98.1
Piedmont NC 651 21 3.3 2.0- 5.5 630 96.7 94.5-98.0
Eastern NC 591 24 4.1 2.5- 6.6 567 95.9 93.4-97.5

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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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