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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 severe headache with no known cause 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 2,018 68.4 65.7-70.9 342 11.5 9.9-13.4 581 20.1 17.9-22.4
GENDER
Male 1,118 760 66.7 62.4-70.8 147 12.4 9.9-15.3 211 21.0 17.4-25.0
Female 1,823 1,258 69.9 66.6-73.0 195 10.8 8.7-13.3 370 19.3 16.7-22.1
RACE
White 2,260 1,582 69.3 66.3-72.1 256 11.5 9.7-13.7 422 19.2 16.7-21.9
African American 529 344 66.0 59.7-71.7 64 11.2 7.9-15.7 121 22.8 17.9-28.7
Other Minorities 107 61 60.9 45.0-74.8 17 14.1 6.9-26.5 29 25.0 14.2-40.2
HISPANIC
Yes 82 52 66.4 48.0-81.0 13 14.2 6.1-29.7 17 19.4 9.2-36.4
No 2,852 1,962 68.5 65.8-71.1 328 11.4 9.7-13.3 562 20.1 17.9-22.5
AGE
18-24 251 160 64.9 55.1-73.6 28 10.6 5.9-18.2 63 24.5 17.0-34.0
25-34 557 357 66.4 60.6-71.8 73 11.9 8.6-16.3 127 21.6 17.3-26.7
35-44 602 401 67.2 61.3-72.7 69 12.4 8.9-17.1 132 20.4 16.0-25.7
45-54 532 401 74.9 68.4-80.5 47 7.9 5.0-12.2 84 17.2 12.6-23.0
55-64 411 310 69.5 62.2-76.0 31 9.0 5.5-14.5 70 21.5 15.8-28.5
65+ 565 370 65.7 59.8-71.2 93 17.1 13.1-22.0 102 17.2 12.9-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 400 229 54.1 45.8-62.2 65 13.5 9.3-19.2 106 32.4 24.7-41.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 905 581 63.9 59.0-68.5 122 15.7 12.1-20.0 202 20.4 17.0-24.3
Some Post-H.S. 755 533 73.7 69.2-77.8 77 8.5 6.4-11.2 145 17.8 14.3-22.0
College Graduate 873 669 77.3 72.9-81.1 77 8.2 6.1-10.9 127 14.5 11.4-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 176 63.7 54.4-72.0 44 13.0 8.2-19.9 68 23.3 16.0-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 493 317 66.0 59.3-72.1 62 10.7 7.4-15.2 114 23.3 18.0-29.6
$25,000- 34,999 393 266 69.3 62.0-75.7 54 13.6 9.2-19.7 73 17.1 12.3-23.2
$35,000- 49,999 460 337 69.9 63.2-75.8 46 10.5 6.9-15.8 77 19.6 14.7-25.6
$50,000+ 764 562 72.7 67.5-77.3 70 9.9 7.0-13.8 132 17.5 13.8-21.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 143 70.2 62.3-77.0 26 14.5 9.6-21.2 29 15.3 10.2-22.3
Cumberland 210 146 72.4 62.3-80.7 21 9.8 5.6-16.6 43 17.8 11.9-25.7
Durham 178 116 59.1 46.0-71.0 26 14.9 9.2-23.4 36 26.0 14.4-42.2
Forsyth 218 150 69.8 62.3-76.4 29 12.9 8.7-18.8 39 17.3 12.3-23.7
Gaston 220 146 67.0 59.7-73.6 24 11.1 7.1-17.1 50 21.9 16.5-28.4
Guilford 208 149 71.4 63.6-78.0 15 6.1 3.5-10.4 44 22.5 16.4-30.1
Mecklenburg 206 142 68.5 61.0-75.1 26 13.1 8.8-19.1 38 18.4 13.2-25.1
New Hanover 200 138 66.3 57.9-73.8 16 9.5 5.5-15.9 46 24.2 17.6-32.2
Onslow 208 134 64.1 52.7-74.0 34 14.5 9.8-20.9 40 21.5 12.1-35.2
Wake 205 142 70.4 62.9-76.9 19 6.8 4.1-11.0 44 22.8 16.9-30.1
Western NC 289 200 70.6 64.5-76.1 34 11.1 7.7-15.9 55 18.2 13.8-23.6
Piedmont NC 329 225 69.1 62.9-74.6 37 11.0 7.6-15.7 67 19.9 15.3-25.5
Eastern NC 272 187 65.4 57.7-72.3 35 14.3 9.9-20.4 50 20.3 14.5-27.6

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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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