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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 feeling weak, lightheaded, or faint 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 2,947 1,974 67.8 65.0-70.4 485 16.2 14.3-18.2 488 16.1 14.0-18.3
Piedmont NC 329 219 69.9 62.9-76.0 43 11.5 8.2-15.8 67 18.6 13.6-25.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 199 134 71.6 64.4-77.9 37 15.8 11.3-21.7 28 12.6 8.3-18.6
Cumberland 211 144 74.5 65.0-82.1 33 14.5 9.2-22.3 34 11.0 7.1-16.6
Durham 178 118 67.8 57.6-76.6 28 16.7 10.6-25.5 32 15.4 10.2-22.7
Forsyth 218 147 71.3 64.1-77.5 36 14.5 10.2-20.4 35 14.2 9.9-19.9
Gaston 222 142 70.0 63.3-76.0 38 15.2 10.8-20.9 42 14.8 10.7-20.1
Guilford 208 149 73.7 66.6-79.8 21 9.9 6.0-15.7 38 16.4 11.8-22.4
Mecklenburg 207 135 64.8 57.3-71.7 41 19.5 14.2-26.1 31 15.7 10.9-22.0
New Hanover 200 138 69.4 61.2-76.6 30 14.2 9.6-20.7 32 16.3 10.7-24.0
Onslow 209 142 66.5 54.9-76.4 39 15.5 10.7-21.8 28 18.0 9.0-32.7
Wake 203 132 65.5 57.5-72.8 32 15.9 10.6-23.3 39 18.5 13.2-25.3
Western NC 290 214 74.3 68.3-79.5 43 15.7 11.5-21.1 33 10.0 6.9-14.3
Piedmont NC 329 219 69.9 62.9-76.0 43 11.5 8.2-15.8 67 18.6 13.6-25.0
Eastern NC 273 160 59.2 51.9-66.1 64 23.9 18.4-30.5 49 16.9 12.3-22.7

+ 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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