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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 stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you are not sure.
Do you think sudden confusion or trouble speaking are symptoms of a stroke?

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Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,311 8,330 86.5 85.2-87.7 245 3.1 2.5- 3.9 736 10.4 9.3-11.6
-Guilford County 443 410 91.9 87.8-94.8 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 24 6.6 4.0-10.7
GENDER
Male 164 148 90.3 82.4-94.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 12 8.2 4.0-16.4
Female 279 262 93.4 89.1-96.1 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0 12 5.1 2.7- 9.3
RACE
White 311 295 94.3 88.8-97.2 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 11 4.7 2.1-10.5
Other 131 115 87.7 79.6-92.8 4 2.5 0.8- 7.4 12 9.9 5.3-17.6
AGE
18-44 175 161 90.8 82.8-95.3 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 12 7.9 3.7-16.0
45+ 264 245 92.9 88.5-95.7 7 1.7 0.7- 3.7 12 5.5 3.0- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 131 86.5 79.2-91.5 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 16 11.3 6.7-18.4
Some College + 289 278 95.2 88.9-98.0 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 8 4.0 1.4-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 175 87.2 78.6-92.7 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 15 11.2 6.0-19.9
$50,000+ 140 136 97.3 92.5-99.1 2 1.3 0.2- 6.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 450 409 88.0 83.1-91.6 13 2.8 1.6- 4.9 28 9.3 5.9-14.1
Guilford 443 410 91.9 87.8-94.8 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 24 6.6 4.0-10.7
Mecklenburg 443 388 82.5 76.6-87.2 13 4.7 2.2-10.1 42 12.7 9.1-17.6
Orange 449 412 86.7 78.2-92.2 15 6.9 2.6-17.2 22 6.3 3.9-10.1
Wake 446 392 82.6 76.5-87.3 11 3.6 1.7- 7.7 43 13.8 9.6-19.5
Chatham/Lee 393 342 81.3 75.3-86.2 10 4.3 2.0- 9.0 41 14.4 10.3-19.8
Nash/Wilson 372 336 90.2 86.1-93.2 7 1.7 0.8- 3.6 29 8.1 5.4-12.1
Craven/Pamlico 446 406 89.1 84.2-92.6 13 3.3 1.8- 5.8 27 7.6 4.6-12.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 428 387 89.2 84.7-92.5 13 2.1 1.2- 3.6 28 8.7 5.7-13.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 453 414 91.2 87.5-93.8 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 30 6.8 4.5-10.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 420 87.6 82.6-91.3 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 38 9.8 6.4-14.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 424 385 83.5 69.3-91.9 9 2.5 1.1- 5.6 30 14.1 6.0-29.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 414 87.6 83.5-90.7 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0 43 10.3 7.4-14.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 360 85.7 80.3-89.7 12 3.8 1.7- 8.0 39 10.6 7.2-15.1
Northeast NC I 452 393 86.4 81.9-89.8 16 3.6 2.1- 6.2 43 10.0 7.0-14.1
Northeast NC II 506 458 89.2 84.6-92.6 14 3.9 1.9- 8.0 34 6.9 4.4-10.5
Northeastern Partnership 958 851 88.2 85.0-90.8 30 3.8 2.2- 6.4 77 8.0 6.0-10.6
Mountain AHEC 1,295 1,180 89.4 86.2-91.9 29 1.8 1.1- 2.7 86 8.9 6.5-12.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,259 2,896 86.5 83.8-88.7 93 3.6 2.5- 5.1 270 10.0 8.0-12.4
Piedmont 3,994 3,563 86.2 84.4-87.9 105 3.0 2.3- 4.1 326 10.7 9.3-12.4
Western NC 2,058 1,871 87.8 84.8-90.2 47 2.6 1.6- 4.2 140 9.6 7.4-12.4

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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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