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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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 pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, or back are symptoms 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%)
North Carolina 2,953 1,477 47.8 44.8-50.7 838 30.1 27.4-32.8 638 22.2 20.0-24.5
Piedmont NC 330 173 51.7 44.3-59.0 81 26.9 20.8-34.0 76 21.4 16.7-26.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 199 116 57.2 49.3-64.7 56 29.0 22.3-36.7 27 13.8 9.3-20.1
Cumberland 211 99 51.1 38.0-64.1 72 33.3 23.3-44.9 40 15.6 9.9-23.7
Durham 178 84 46.3 34.7-58.4 51 27.3 19.6-36.8 43 26.3 18.3-36.3
Forsyth 218 101 46.6 38.6-54.6 77 36.1 28.3-44.7 40 17.3 12.4-23.7
Gaston 223 123 50.3 43.0-57.7 46 23.6 17.6-31.0 54 26.0 20.0-33.1
Guilford 208 103 47.1 39.4-55.0 51 26.7 20.0-34.7 54 26.2 19.8-33.7
Mecklenburg 207 103 47.9 40.4-55.5 54 25.1 19.2-32.2 50 26.9 20.5-34.5
New Hanover 200 109 50.6 42.4-58.7 51 28.4 21.2-36.8 40 21.0 15.0-28.6
Onslow 210 102 48.9 39.2-58.7 66 32.6 24.9-41.3 42 18.5 13.1-25.4
Wake 205 87 41.8 34.2-49.8 68 33.1 26.0-41.1 50 25.1 18.8-32.7
Western NC 290 165 55.3 48.8-61.7 72 26.6 21.2-32.8 53 18.1 13.7-23.5
Piedmont NC 330 173 51.7 44.3-59.0 81 26.9 20.8-34.0 76 21.4 16.7-26.9
Eastern NC 274 112 38.8 31.9-46.3 93 37.0 30.1-44.5 69 24.2 18.6-30.8

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Piedmont North Carolina. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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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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