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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following:
A stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,284 312 2.6 2.2- 3.0 8,972 97.4 97.0-97.8
-Piedmont NC 3,985 127 2.4 1.8- 3.0 3,858 97.6 97.0-98.2
GENDER
Male 1,497 47 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,450 97.7 96.6-98.4
Female 2,488 80 2.4 1.7- 3.3 2,408 97.6 96.7-98.3
RACE
White 2,932 100 2.3 1.7- 3.1 2,832 97.7 96.9-98.3
African American 796 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5 776 97.3 95.5-98.4
Other Minorities 201 7 2.5 0.8- 7.3 194 97.5 92.7-99.2
AGE
18-24 237 0 0.0 . - . 237 100 . - .
25-34 630 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 628 99.9 99.5- 100
35-44 832 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0 825 99.6 99.0-99.8
45-54 809 18 2.9 1.5- 5.2 791 97.1 94.8-98.5
55-64 605 37 5.5 3.5- 8.6 568 94.5 91.4-96.5
65-74 463 29 5.8 3.5- 9.3 434 94.2 90.7-96.5
75+ 379 34 8.0 5.0-12.7 345 92.0 87.3-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 571 43 5.0 3.2- 7.7 528 95.0 92.3-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,052 43 2.6 1.6- 4.2 1,009 97.4 95.8-98.4
Some Post-H.S. 945 25 1.7 1.0- 2.9 920 98.3 97.1-99.0
College Graduate 1,402 16 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,386 98.6 97.5-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 358 29 6.9 4.1-11.5 329 93.1 88.5-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 655 21 3.2 1.7- 5.7 634 96.8 94.3-98.3
$25,000- 34,999 397 18 2.4 1.4- 4.2 379 97.6 95.8-98.6
$35,000- 49,999 542 11 1.6 0.7- 3.5 531 98.4 96.5-99.3
$50,000-74,999 467 10 2.1 1.0- 4.5 457 97.9 95.5-99.0
$75,000+ 654 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2 649 99.6 98.8-99.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 16 2.6 1.5- 4.3 432 97.4 95.7-98.5
Guilford 443 15 3.5 2.0- 6.1 428 96.5 93.9-98.0
Mecklenburg 443 11 1.6 0.8- 2.9 432 98.4 97.1-99.2
Orange 450 7 0.9 0.4- 2.0 443 99.1 98.0-99.6
Wake 444 13 2.6 1.3- 5.1 431 97.4 94.9-98.7
Chatham/Lee 393 17 2.8 1.7- 4.7 376 97.2 95.3-98.3
Nash/Wilson 369 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 356 97.3 95.2-98.5
Craven/Pamlico 447 14 3.2 1.8- 5.7 433 96.8 94.3-98.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 428 18 3.8 2.3- 6.4 410 96.2 93.6-97.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 451 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 437 98.0 96.4-98.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 18 2.1 1.3- 3.5 453 97.9 96.5-98.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 420 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5 411 98.8 97.5-99.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 468 19 5.0 3.0- 8.0 449 95.0 92.0-97.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 409 12 2.2 1.1- 4.1 397 97.8 95.9-98.9
Northeast NC I 451 18 3.3 2.0- 5.5 433 96.7 94.5-98.0
Northeast NC II 503 27 4.0 2.7- 6.0 476 96.0 94.0-97.3
Northeastern Partnership 954 45 3.8 2.7- 5.2 909 96.2 94.8-97.3
Mountain AHEC 1,289 40 2.8 1.8- 4.4 1,249 97.2 95.6-98.2
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,249 120 2.7 2.2- 3.5 3,129 97.3 96.5-97.8
Piedmont 3,985 127 2.4 1.8- 3.0 3,858 97.6 97.0-98.2
Western NC 2,050 65 2.9 1.9- 4.5 1,985 97.1 95.5-98.1

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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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