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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 sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes is a symptom 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 2,946 990 34.2 31.5-36.9 1,029 33.8 31.3-36.5 927 32.0 29.5-34.6
Piedmont NC 329 95 30.9 25.1-37.3 110 33.9 28.1-40.1 124 35.3 29.6-41.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 199 74 39.3 31.9-47.2 75 34.5 27.7-42.1 50 26.2 19.7-33.9
Cumberland 211 81 47.6 33.7-61.9 62 24.8 17.1-34.6 68 27.6 19.4-37.6
Durham 178 64 33.8 24.8-44.1 70 36.0 26.7-46.5 44 30.2 18.4-45.3
Forsyth 218 58 29.8 22.3-38.6 89 37.4 30.2-45.2 71 32.8 25.8-40.5
Gaston 220 73 34.7 28.0-42.1 74 31.6 25.3-38.8 73 33.7 27.0-41.1
Guilford 208 72 38.7 31.1-47.0 63 27.8 21.6-35.1 73 33.4 26.6-41.0
Mecklenburg 207 78 39.1 31.8-46.8 64 29.0 22.7-36.2 65 31.9 25.3-39.3
New Hanover 200 70 35.9 28.4-44.0 68 32.2 25.3-40.1 62 31.9 24.7-40.2
Onslow 209 75 40.8 30.6-51.9 82 36.1 28.1-44.9 52 23.1 16.4-31.6
Wake 204 54 26.5 20.1-34.0 80 38.1 30.7-46.2 70 35.4 28.2-43.4
Western NC 290 104 35.4 29.4-41.9 99 37.2 31.1-43.7 87 27.5 22.2-33.4
Piedmont NC 329 95 30.9 25.1-37.3 110 33.9 28.1-40.1 124 35.3 29.6-41.4
Eastern NC 273 92 34.3 27.6-41.6 93 34.9 28.1-42.3 88 30.9 24.5-38.0

+ 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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