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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 stroke. 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 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%)
North Carolina 2,941 2,079 69.5 66.9-72.0 247 9.3 7.8-11.2 615 21.1 19.0-23.4
Piedmont NC 329 215 66.4 60.2-72.1 29 9.3 6.2-13.7 85 24.2 19.2-30.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 154 78.5 71.3-84.4 11 6.0 3.0-11.5 33 15.5 10.6-22.0
Cumberland 210 151 76.8 67.7-83.8 20 8.3 4.8-13.8 39 15.0 9.8-22.2
Durham 178 120 68.4 58.5-76.9 18 9.6 5.6-15.9 40 22.0 15.3-30.6
Forsyth 218 155 72.3 65.0-78.6 19 7.9 4.9-12.6 44 19.8 14.4-26.5
Gaston 220 150 71.0 64.1-77.1 19 8.4 5.2-13.4 51 20.6 15.5-26.8
Guilford 208 139 64.2 56.1-71.6 14 7.2 4.0-12.6 55 28.6 21.7-36.6
Mecklenburg 206 147 68.0 60.2-74.9 23 12.9 8.3-19.3 36 19.1 13.6-26.2
New Hanover 200 146 69.7 61.3-77.0 14 8.9 4.9-15.5 40 21.4 15.2-29.4
Onslow 208 146 71.8 63.7-78.7 20 9.3 5.7-14.7 42 18.9 13.5-25.9
Wake 206 147 73.4 66.1-79.6 13 4.8 2.7- 8.4 46 21.9 16.1-28.9
Western NC 289 215 72.4 66.1-78.0 22 9.2 5.8-14.3 52 18.4 13.9-23.9
Piedmont NC 329 215 66.4 60.2-72.1 29 9.3 6.2-13.7 85 24.2 19.2-30.1
Eastern NC 271 194 69.3 61.7-75.9 25 11.3 6.9-18.1 52 19.4 14.2-25.9

+ 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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