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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Heart Attack and 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 9,330 5,083 51.4 49.8-53.0 2,369 25.8 24.4-27.3 1,878 22.8 21.4-24.3
-Guilford County 442 263 58.5 52.8-63.9 112 25.7 21.0-31.0 67 15.8 12.2-20.3
GENDER
Male 163 91 59.1 50.2-67.5 46 25.7 18.8-34.1 26 15.2 10.1-22.3
Female 279 172 57.9 50.7-64.8 66 25.6 19.7-32.7 41 16.4 11.7-22.7
RACE
White 311 211 67.0 60.5-72.9 62 19.8 15.1-25.5 38 13.2 9.2-18.5
Other 130 52 40.3 30.3-51.1 50 38.8 29.0-49.7 28 20.9 13.9-30.2
AGE
18-44 174 86 50.0 41.1-58.9 59 33.3 25.4-42.2 29 16.7 11.2-24.3
45+ 264 173 65.7 58.8-72.0 53 19.0 14.2-25.0 38 15.3 10.9-21.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 75 47.1 37.9-56.6 41 31.0 22.4-41.1 35 21.9 15.3-30.2
Some College + 289 187 64.6 57.8-70.9 70 22.8 17.7-28.8 32 12.6 8.5-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 104 52.5 43.7-61.1 51 26.1 19.1-34.7 38 21.4 15.3-29.1
$50,000+ 140 90 63.1 53.4-71.9 38 26.3 18.9-35.4 12 10.5 5.5-19.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 451 266 55.2 49.6-60.7 117 28.1 23.3-33.4 68 16.7 12.7-21.7
Guilford 442 263 58.5 52.8-63.9 112 25.7 21.0-31.0 67 15.8 12.2-20.3
Mecklenburg 445 250 53.9 47.9-59.8 98 22.3 17.8-27.7 97 23.7 19.0-29.3
Orange 450 259 46.7 39.6-54.0 102 26.8 20.2-34.6 89 26.5 19.5-34.8
Wake 448 234 49.2 43.6-54.9 111 23.6 19.2-28.6 103 27.2 22.1-33.0
Chatham/Lee 394 208 49.6 43.2-55.9 103 26.5 21.4-32.4 83 23.9 19.0-29.7
Nash/Wilson 372 187 48.0 42.1-54.1 108 29.7 24.6-35.5 77 22.2 17.7-27.6
Craven/Pamlico 447 245 52.0 46.4-57.7 121 28.0 23.1-33.5 81 20.0 15.6-25.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 432 262 57.4 51.5-63.1 103 24.9 20.3-30.1 67 17.7 13.5-22.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 280 55.8 48.7-62.6 94 23.5 18.0-30.2 79 20.7 14.8-28.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 247 52.3 44.2-60.2 122 26.4 20.8-33.0 102 21.3 16.4-27.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 424 264 55.0 46.1-63.6 94 22.1 17.1-28.1 66 22.9 13.9-35.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 213 41.7 36.7-47.0 131 30.9 26.0-36.3 125 27.4 22.9-32.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 208 46.5 40.4-52.7 108 30.5 24.5-37.3 95 23.0 18.5-28.3
Northeast NC I 454 205 45.0 38.9-51.2 140 33.3 26.8-40.4 109 21.8 17.6-26.6
Northeast NC II 507 248 46.2 41.0-51.5 145 30.8 26.1-36.0 114 22.9 18.7-27.8
Northeastern Partnership 961 453 45.8 41.8-49.9 285 31.7 27.8-35.9 223 22.5 19.3-26.1
Mountain AHEC 1,297 773 53.6 49.3-57.9 328 27.0 23.6-30.7 196 19.4 15.2-24.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,262 1,617 47.3 44.4-50.3 895 27.3 24.8-30.1 750 25.3 22.7-28.2
Piedmont 4,004 2,218 52.6 50.3-54.9 979 24.9 23.0-27.0 807 22.5 20.5-24.6
Western NC 2,064 1,248 55.0 51.4-58.6 495 26.1 23.2-29.3 321 18.9 15.6-22.6

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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