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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITE FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 4,318 2,777 61.9 59.6-64.1 867 21.8 19.9-23.8 674 16.3 14.7-18.1
AGE
18-24 230 106 47.4 37.9-57.2 69 29.3 21.5-38.5 55 23.2 16.2-32.2
25-34 586 315 52.5 46.7-58.2 152 27.5 22.5-33.0 119 20.0 15.8-25.0
35-44 760 483 65.1 60.0-69.8 158 20.5 16.5-25.1 119 14.5 11.3-18.3
45-54 835 592 70.1 65.2-74.6 140 18.0 14.4-22.4 103 11.9 8.9-15.6
55-64 720 525 68.3 62.6-73.6 102 15.7 11.8-20.7 93 16.0 11.9-21.0
65-74 631 447 70.0 64.4-75.1 111 17.5 13.4-22.4 73 12.5 9.1-17.0
75+ 527 287 52.7 46.4-59.0 133 27.6 22.2-33.7 107 19.7 15.2-25.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 575 309 49.7 43.5-55.9 130 26.7 21.2-33.0 136 23.6 18.6-29.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,274 796 58.7 54.4-62.9 271 24.6 20.9-28.8 207 16.7 13.6-20.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 762 64.1 59.7-68.2 226 20.1 16.8-23.9 165 15.8 12.8-19.4
College Graduate 1,307 905 68.3 64.5-71.9 238 18.4 15.5-21.6 164 13.4 10.8-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 458 272 56.4 49.3-63.3 99 21.8 16.8-27.8 87 21.8 15.8-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 735 449 56.0 50.3-61.5 157 27.1 22.1-32.8 129 16.9 13.1-21.5
$25,000- 34,999 472 301 61.5 54.2-68.3 105 25.0 18.9-32.2 66 13.5 9.7-18.6
$35,000- 49,999 573 375 62.6 56.2-68.6 116 22.8 17.7-28.9 82 14.6 10.6-19.8
$50,000-74,999 485 322 67.6 61.5-73.2 98 18.6 14.2-24.1 65 13.7 10.0-18.5
$75,000+ 577 411 68.6 63.0-73.6 93 17.6 13.5-22.5 73 13.9 10.4-18.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 243 162 66.7 59.7-73.0 51 22.9 17.4-29.5 30 10.4 7.2-15.0
Guilford 199 140 66.1 57.5-73.8 37 20.3 14.1-28.2 22 13.6 8.3-21.4
Mecklenburg 181 119 66.0 57.9-73.2 29 18.4 12.7-26.0 33 15.6 10.8-22.0
Orange 236 148 49.8 38.7-61.0 45 28.1 17.4-42.0 43 22.1 14.0-33.2
Wake 197 127 64.7 56.8-71.9 38 16.7 12.0-22.7 32 18.6 12.8-26.3
Chatham/Lee 173 109 59.8 51.1-68.0 41 24.5 18.1-32.1 23 15.7 9.6-24.5
Nash/Wilson 149 96 61.3 52.1-69.8 31 21.3 14.9-29.5 22 17.4 11.1-26.1
Craven/Pamlico 218 137 60.4 52.8-67.5 49 24.0 18.1-31.2 32 15.6 10.8-22.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 254 176 66.2 58.8-72.8 47 21.1 15.4-28.3 31 12.7 8.7-18.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 182 60.5 50.7-69.5 41 16.9 12.0-23.2 51 22.6 14.1-34.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 118 65.3 56.0-73.6 37 19.7 13.3-28.2 29 15.0 9.9-22.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 228 155 67.1 59.5-73.9 47 20.4 15.0-27.0 26 12.5 8.2-18.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 69 56.5 46.6-65.9 24 20.7 13.7-30.0 25 22.8 15.6-32.1
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 106 60.0 51.7-67.8 32 17.7 12.2-24.8 36 22.3 16.2-29.8
Northeast NC I 137 82 58.9 49.6-67.5 29 23.0 16.0-32.0 26 18.1 12.3-25.9
Northeast NC II 220 132 57.8 50.2-65.1 48 25.1 18.7-32.8 40 17.1 12.4-23.1
Northeastern Partnership 357 214 58.1 52.0-64.0 77 24.5 19.4-30.5 66 17.4 13.5-22.1
Mountain AHEC 731 485 64.3 59.4-68.9 157 22.9 19.0-27.4 89 12.8 9.8-16.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,309 804 60.0 55.6-64.1 279 23.0 19.5-26.9 226 17.1 14.0-20.6
Piedmont 1,821 1,186 62.0 58.8-65.2 348 20.9 18.2-23.8 287 17.1 14.8-19.8
Western NC 1,188 787 64.2 60.0-68.2 240 22.9 19.5-26.7 161 12.9 10.3-16.0

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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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