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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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 sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes 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%)
TOTAL 2,946 990 34.2 31.5-36.9 1,029 33.8 31.3-36.5 927 32.0 29.5-34.6
GENDER
Male 1,123 384 34.4 30.1-38.9 400 34.5 30.4-38.7 339 31.2 27.3-35.3
Female 1,823 606 34.0 30.8-37.3 629 33.3 30.1-36.6 588 32.8 29.7-36.0
RACE
White 2,264 759 33.9 31.0-36.9 810 36.0 33.1-39.1 695 30.1 27.5-32.9
African American 530 174 32.6 26.7-39.1 183 30.6 25.2-36.7 173 36.8 30.7-43.2
Other Minorities 107 37 39.0 23.5-57.2 26 18.4 10.1-31.2 44 42.6 27.9-58.8
HISPANIC
Yes 81 41 64.9 47.1-79.3 22 18.8 9.8-32.8 18 16.3 7.5-32.1
No 2,858 947 33.0 30.5-35.7 1,005 34.4 31.8-37.1 906 32.6 30.1-35.2
AGE
18-24 252 114 45.3 36.0-55.0 65 28.9 20.7-38.8 73 25.8 18.7-34.4
25-34 559 209 37.2 31.2-43.6 175 29.5 24.3-35.3 175 33.3 27.8-39.3
35-44 602 190 30.7 25.3-36.7 230 38.2 32.5-44.3 182 31.1 25.8-36.9
45-54 533 185 35.8 29.1-43.1 182 29.9 22.7-38.3 166 34.2 27.9-41.3
55-64 412 134 29.5 23.7-35.9 140 37.1 30.5-44.3 138 33.4 27.1-40.4
65+ 565 151 28.3 23.4-33.9 230 38.9 33.3-44.8 184 32.8 27.6-38.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 398 110 32.0 24.4-40.8 138 33.6 26.3-41.8 150 34.3 27.5-41.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 907 295 33.3 28.7-38.2 320 33.7 29.1-38.5 292 33.1 28.6-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 757 281 37.7 32.8-42.8 239 29.4 25.0-34.3 237 32.9 28.2-38.0
College Graduate 876 301 33.7 28.8-38.8 330 38.2 32.7-44.0 245 28.1 23.8-32.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 289 89 32.3 24.4-41.3 107 37.1 29.2-45.8 93 30.6 23.1-39.2
$15,000- 24,999 495 184 37.7 31.3-44.5 145 28.9 23.1-35.5 166 33.4 27.3-40.0
$25,000- 34,999 394 160 41.9 34.7-49.4 126 31.0 24.1-38.9 108 27.1 21.3-33.8
$35,000- 49,999 462 143 27.7 22.4-33.9 173 36.7 30.6-43.3 146 35.5 29.3-42.3
$50,000+ 764 254 34.0 28.7-39.7 287 35.3 29.6-41.5 223 30.7 25.9-36.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 199 74 39.3 31.9-47.2 75 34.5 27.7-42.1 50 26.2 19.7-33.9
Cumberland 211 81 47.6 33.7-61.9 62 24.8 17.1-34.6 68 27.6 19.4-37.6
Durham 178 64 33.8 24.8-44.1 70 36.0 26.7-46.5 44 30.2 18.4-45.3
Forsyth 218 58 29.8 22.3-38.6 89 37.4 30.2-45.2 71 32.8 25.8-40.5
Gaston 220 73 34.7 28.0-42.1 74 31.6 25.3-38.8 73 33.7 27.0-41.1
Guilford 208 72 38.7 31.1-47.0 63 27.8 21.6-35.1 73 33.4 26.6-41.0
Mecklenburg 207 78 39.1 31.8-46.8 64 29.0 22.7-36.2 65 31.9 25.3-39.3
New Hanover 200 70 35.9 28.4-44.0 68 32.2 25.3-40.1 62 31.9 24.7-40.2
Onslow 209 75 40.8 30.6-51.9 82 36.1 28.1-44.9 52 23.1 16.4-31.6
Wake 204 54 26.5 20.1-34.0 80 38.1 30.7-46.2 70 35.4 28.2-43.4
Western NC 290 104 35.4 29.4-41.9 99 37.2 31.1-43.7 87 27.5 22.2-33.4
Piedmont NC 329 95 30.9 25.1-37.3 110 33.9 28.1-40.1 124 35.3 29.6-41.4
Eastern NC 273 92 34.3 27.6-41.6 93 34.9 28.1-42.3 88 30.9 24.5-38.0

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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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