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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Knew all heart attack symptoms*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,435 1,073 10.6 9.7-11.6 8,362 89.4 88.4-90.3
-Guilford County 444 62 13.9 10.4-18.4 382 86.1 81.6-89.6
GENDER
Male 164 24 15.4 9.7-23.6 140 84.6 76.4-90.3
Female 280 38 12.6 8.9-17.5 242 87.4 82.5-91.1
RACE
White 312 52 16.4 11.9-22.1 260 83.6 77.9-88.1
Other 131 10 8.7 4.3-16.6 121 91.3 83.4-95.7
AGE
18-44 176 20 12.7 7.5-20.7 156 87.3 79.3-92.5
45+ 264 41 15.1 10.9-20.6 223 84.9 79.4-89.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 18 11.9 7.2-18.9 133 88.1 81.1-92.8
Some College + 291 44 15.3 10.7-21.4 247 84.7 78.6-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 23 12.4 7.2-20.7 171 87.6 79.3-92.8
$50,000+ 141 25 18.3 12.2-26.6 116 81.7 73.4-87.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 452 60 11.1 8.4-14.4 392 88.9 85.6-91.6
Guilford 444 62 13.9 10.4-18.4 382 86.1 81.6-89.6
Mecklenburg 448 50 10.2 7.5-13.7 398 89.8 86.3-92.5
Orange 452 69 9.3 7.0-12.2 383 90.7 87.8-93.0
Wake 453 59 13.6 10.3-17.7 394 86.4 82.3-89.7
Chatham/Lee 400 47 11.8 8.1-16.9 353 88.2 83.1-91.9
Nash/Wilson 379 38 9.0 6.3-12.7 341 91.0 87.3-93.7
Craven/Pamlico 454 55 11.3 8.3-15.1 399 88.7 84.9-91.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 437 58 14.8 10.1-21.2 379 85.2 78.8-89.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 456 63 12.0 9.0-15.8 393 88.0 84.2-91.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 479 44 7.2 4.8-10.6 435 92.8 89.4-95.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 425 62 13.0 9.7-17.2 363 87.0 82.8-90.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 476 34 6.6 4.5- 9.6 442 93.4 90.4-95.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 418 37 7.4 5.1-10.5 381 92.6 89.5-94.9
Northeast NC I 459 35 7.5 5.0-10.9 424 92.5 89.1-95.0
Northeast NC II 514 64 13.0 9.9-16.8 450 87.0 83.2-90.1
Northeastern Partnership 973 99 11.0 8.8-13.7 874 89.0 86.3-91.2
Mountain AHEC 1,303 166 9.3 7.6-11.3 1,137 90.7 88.7-92.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,313 314 9.1 7.6-10.8 2,999 90.9 89.2-92.4
Piedmont 4,048 495 11.7 10.4-13.1 3,553 88.3 86.9-89.6
Western NC 2,074 264 9.5 8.0-11.3 1,810 90.5 88.7-92.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the all six heart attack symptoms questions..

^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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