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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 trouble seeing in one or both eyes is a symptom 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 2,079 69.5 66.9-72.0 247 9.3 7.8-11.2 615 21.1 19.0-23.4
GENDER
Male 1,118 784 68.9 64.6-72.9 105 10.4 7.8-13.7 229 20.7 17.3-24.5
Female 1,823 1,295 70.1 66.9-73.1 142 8.4 6.7-10.6 386 21.5 18.9-24.3
RACE
White 2,260 1,662 72.7 69.8-75.5 168 8.6 6.7-10.8 430 18.7 16.5-21.2
African American 529 332 60.1 53.6-66.3 56 11.1 7.9-15.5 141 28.8 23.1-35.2
Other Minorities 107 52 54.9 38.9-69.9 19 16.0 8.3-28.6 36 29.1 17.6-44.2
HISPANIC
Yes 82 48 64.6 46.5-79.3 12 12.6 5.6-25.8 22 22.8 11.7-39.7
No 2,852 2,027 69.7 67.1-72.3 235 9.2 7.6-11.2 590 21.0 18.9-23.4
AGE
18-24 251 163 61.4 51.6-70.4 29 13.1 7.1-22.8 59 25.5 18.3-34.3
25-34 557 403 71.1 65.3-76.2 37 7.7 5.1-11.5 117 21.2 16.7-26.6
35-44 602 447 76.5 71.3-80.9 43 8.0 5.2-12.1 112 15.5 12.1-19.7
45-54 532 401 73.4 66.6-79.2 30 4.8 2.7- 8.4 101 21.8 16.4-28.3
55-64 412 299 72.5 65.6-78.5 24 8.6 4.9-14.7 89 18.8 14.0-24.8
65+ 564 349 59.1 53.1-64.8 83 15.5 11.7-20.3 132 25.4 20.4-31.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 399 211 50.5 42.3-58.6 55 14.8 9.4-22.7 133 34.7 27.5-42.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 905 610 66.2 61.4-70.6 89 11.5 8.6-15.1 206 22.4 18.6-26.6
Some Post-H.S. 755 548 72.8 68.0-77.2 59 7.6 5.3-10.8 148 19.6 15.7-24.1
College Graduate 874 705 81.8 78.0-85.1 44 5.2 3.5- 7.6 125 13.0 10.2-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 169 58.3 49.4-66.7 37 16.1 10.4-24.0 82 25.6 18.8-33.8
$15,000- 24,999 492 329 60.4 53.4-67.1 51 10.1 6.8-14.9 112 29.4 23.2-36.6
$25,000- 34,999 393 285 69.7 62.5-76.1 35 9.6 6.0-15.0 73 20.7 15.3-27.3
$35,000- 49,999 460 342 72.3 65.9-77.9 29 8.0 4.8-12.9 89 19.7 15.0-25.5
$50,000+ 765 604 81.2 76.9-84.8 38 5.0 3.1- 7.7 123 13.8 10.8-17.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 154 78.5 71.3-84.4 11 6.0 3.0-11.5 33 15.5 10.6-22.0
Cumberland 210 151 76.8 67.7-83.8 20 8.3 4.8-13.8 39 15.0 9.8-22.2
Durham 178 120 68.4 58.5-76.9 18 9.6 5.6-15.9 40 22.0 15.3-30.6
Forsyth 218 155 72.3 65.0-78.6 19 7.9 4.9-12.6 44 19.8 14.4-26.5
Gaston 220 150 71.0 64.1-77.1 19 8.4 5.2-13.4 51 20.6 15.5-26.8
Guilford 208 139 64.2 56.1-71.6 14 7.2 4.0-12.6 55 28.6 21.7-36.6
Mecklenburg 206 147 68.0 60.2-74.9 23 12.9 8.3-19.3 36 19.1 13.6-26.2
New Hanover 200 146 69.7 61.3-77.0 14 8.9 4.9-15.5 40 21.4 15.2-29.4
Onslow 208 146 71.8 63.7-78.7 20 9.3 5.7-14.7 42 18.9 13.5-25.9
Wake 206 147 73.4 66.1-79.6 13 4.8 2.7- 8.4 46 21.9 16.1-28.9
Western NC 289 215 72.4 66.1-78.0 22 9.2 5.8-14.3 52 18.4 13.9-23.9
Piedmont NC 329 215 66.4 60.2-72.1 29 9.3 6.2-13.7 85 24.2 19.2-30.1
Eastern NC 271 194 69.3 61.7-75.9 25 11.3 6.9-18.1 52 19.4 14.2-25.9

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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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