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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 chest pain or discomfort 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 1,250 41.5 38.8-44.2 975 32.9 30.4-35.5 716 25.6 23.3-28.1
GENDER
Male 1,118 518 46.3 41.8-50.8 358 29.8 26.1-33.9 242 23.9 20.3-27.8
Female 1,823 732 37.2 34.0-40.4 617 35.7 32.4-39.1 474 27.2 24.2-30.3
RACE
White 2,260 914 39.3 36.3-42.4 775 34.3 31.4-37.2 571 26.4 23.8-29.2
African American 529 260 43.9 37.7-50.3 165 31.3 25.6-37.6 104 24.8 19.3-31.4
Other Minorities 107 54 61.6 46.2-75.0 22 22.3 12.4-36.6 31 16.1 9.1-26.9
HISPANIC
Yes 82 45 69.9 53.4-82.5 19 14.8 7.4-27.5 18 15.3 7.4-29.1
No 2,852 1,201 40.4 37.7-43.2 954 33.6 31.0-36.2 697 26.0 23.7-28.6
AGE
18-24 251 123 50.4 40.8-59.9 72 26.7 19.5-35.4 56 22.9 16.2-31.4
25-34 557 261 40.9 35.1-47.0 179 34.9 28.9-41.3 117 24.2 19.2-30.0
35-44 602 261 39.2 33.6-45.2 198 35.4 29.7-41.5 143 25.4 20.3-31.3
45-54 532 214 38.9 32.0-46.2 197 37.3 29.8-45.5 121 23.8 18.5-30.1
55-64 411 162 42.2 35.2-49.4 134 30.5 24.5-37.2 115 27.3 21.8-33.7
65+ 565 219 40.3 34.8-46.1 186 29.3 24.4-34.7 160 30.4 25.0-36.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 400 168 46.1 38.0-54.5 113 21.1 16.2-27.1 119 32.7 25.6-40.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 905 418 44.6 39.7-49.5 257 29.3 24.8-34.2 230 26.1 22.1-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 755 337 41.7 36.7-46.8 235 34.0 29.2-39.2 183 24.3 20.1-29.1
College Graduate 873 323 34.6 29.8-39.7 370 43.7 38.1-49.4 180 21.8 17.9-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 137 49.1 40.3-57.9 75 25.3 18.7-33.4 76 25.6 18.1-34.9
$15,000- 24,999 493 223 43.3 36.7-50.1 137 25.9 20.7-31.9 133 30.8 24.7-37.7
$25,000- 34,999 393 190 44.0 36.8-51.6 111 33.4 26.3-41.4 92 22.6 17.2-29.0
$35,000- 49,999 460 181 36.4 30.5-42.9 177 38.8 32.5-45.4 102 24.8 19.3-31.2
$50,000+ 764 280 33.6 28.6-39.0 302 39.8 33.8-46.1 182 26.6 22.1-31.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 86 46.4 38.7-54.3 76 38.1 30.8-46.0 36 15.5 11.0-21.4
Cumberland 210 103 55.7 42.6-68.0 58 25.0 17.1-35.2 49 19.3 13.0-27.6
Durham 178 69 47.0 35.3-59.0 66 33.3 24.4-43.5 43 19.8 13.6-27.9
Forsyth 218 88 40.5 32.9-48.5 79 34.6 27.6-42.4 51 24.9 17.8-33.6
Gaston 220 97 48.7 41.3-56.1 65 25.7 20.1-32.3 58 25.6 19.7-32.6
Guilford 208 85 40.0 32.6-48.0 71 33.8 26.7-41.6 52 26.2 19.9-33.6
Mecklenburg 206 80 38.4 31.2-46.0 75 38.1 31.0-45.9 51 23.5 17.7-30.4
New Hanover 200 91 50.8 42.7-58.9 64 27.7 21.5-35.0 45 21.5 15.5-28.9
Onslow 208 96 46.4 36.7-56.4 67 29.9 22.5-38.5 45 23.7 14.1-36.9
Wake 205 81 40.3 32.7-48.4 74 36.1 28.9-44.1 50 23.6 17.7-30.7
Western NC 289 126 43.8 37.4-50.3 90 31.6 25.9-37.9 73 24.6 19.4-30.7
Piedmont NC 329 126 35.4 29.6-41.8 104 33.9 28.2-40.2 99 30.6 25.2-36.7
Eastern NC 272 122 44.0 36.8-51.4 86 31.0 24.6-38.3 64 25.0 19.1-32.1

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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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