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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 stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure
Do you think sudden confusion or trouble speaking are symptoms of a 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%)
TOTAL 2,941 2,657 90.6 88.9-92.1 83 2.7 2.0- 3.6 201 6.7 5.4- 8.3
GENDER
Male 1,119 1,004 90.2 87.3-92.4 35 2.7 1.7- 4.1 80 7.2 5.2- 9.8
Female 1,822 1,653 91.0 88.8-92.8 48 2.6 1.7- 4.0 121 6.3 4.8- 8.3
RACE
White 2,260 2,075 92.6 90.9-94.0 57 2.3 1.6- 3.2 128 5.1 4.0- 6.6
African American 529 459 85.9 80.6-89.9 20 3.9 2.0- 7.4 50 10.2 6.8-15.1
Other Minorities 107 82 78.2 63.5-88.1 5 3.7 1.3- 9.8 20 18.1 9.0-33.0
HISPANIC
Yes 81 60 73.8 55.9-86.3 6 11.2 3.7-29.0 15 15.0 6.9-29.5
No 2,853 2,592 91.3 89.6-92.7 76 2.3 1.7- 3.1 185 6.4 5.1- 8.0
AGE
18-24 251 213 85.4 78.1-90.6 11 4.0 1.6-10.0 27 10.6 6.4-16.9
25-34 557 511 93.8 91.2-95.6 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 36 4.7 3.2- 7.1
35-44 602 561 94.5 91.8-96.4 6 1.2 0.5- 3.0 35 4.2 2.7- 6.6
45-54 532 497 92.0 87.2-95.2 11 1.7 0.8- 3.6 24 6.3 3.4-11.2
55-64 413 384 93.6 88.8-96.4 5 1.3 0.4- 3.7 24 5.2 2.6- 9.8
65+ 563 470 82.8 77.3-87.1 39 6.7 4.5- 9.9 54 10.5 6.9-15.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 398 314 79.4 72.3-85.0 28 5.4 3.3- 8.6 56 15.2 10.2-22.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 906 806 90.7 87.9-92.9 28 3.1 1.8- 5.2 72 6.2 4.5- 8.4
Some Post-H.S. 755 698 91.8 87.8-94.5 17 2.0 0.9- 4.3 40 6.3 3.9-10.0
College Graduate 874 832 96.0 94.2-97.2 9 1.1 0.5- 2.2 33 3.0 1.9- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 236 82.9 75.4-88.5 17 3.9 2.1- 7.1 35 13.2 8.1-20.7
$15,000- 24,999 493 430 85.1 79.1-89.6 20 3.9 2.1- 7.2 43 11.0 7.0-16.8
$25,000- 34,999 393 363 93.6 89.4-96.2 12 2.8 1.4- 5.5 18 3.6 1.7- 7.6
$35,000- 49,999 460 437 94.9 91.2-97.1 3 0.5 0.2- 1.9 20 4.5 2.4- 8.3
$50,000+ 765 722 95.2 92.9-96.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6 37 4.2 2.8- 6.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 183 92.9 88.0-95.9 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 10 5.0 2.6- 9.6
Cumberland 210 193 94.1 89.4-96.8 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5 12 3.4 1.7- 6.9
Durham 178 150 84.1 76.2-89.7 9 5.9 2.8-11.9 19 10.1 5.9-16.6
Forsyth 218 203 92.5 87.5-95.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 12 6.1 3.3-11.0
Gaston 220 192 87.5 81.4-91.8 6 2.4 1.0- 5.5 22 10.1 6.2-16.1
Guilford 208 186 88.7 82.6-92.9 7 3.8 1.7- 8.5 15 7.5 4.2-12.9
Mecklenburg 206 190 90.2 84.0-94.2 5 3.0 1.2- 7.4 11 6.8 3.5-12.6
New Hanover 200 179 85.6 77.5-91.1 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 17 12.3 7.1-20.5
Onslow 208 183 89.5 84.2-93.2 8 3.7 1.7- 7.6 17 6.8 4.0-11.3
Wake 206 186 89.7 83.7-93.7 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 14 8.3 4.6-14.3
Western NC 289 267 93.1 89.4-95.6 9 3.6 1.8- 6.8 13 3.3 1.8- 6.0
Piedmont NC 329 297 90.6 86.1-93.7 8 1.7 0.8- 3.4 24 7.8 4.8-12.2
Eastern NC 271 248 90.7 85.4-94.2 8 3.3 1.4- 7.3 15 6.0 3.3-10.6

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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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