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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all stroke symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,237 2,979 16.6 15.9-17.4 14,258 83.4 82.6-84.1
-Alamance County 463 74 13.2 10.1-17.1 389 86.8 82.9-89.9
GENDER
Male 147 24 14.6 9.3-22.2 123 85.4 77.8-90.7
Female 316 50 12.2 8.9-16.4 266 87.8 83.6-91.1
RACE
White 348 67 16.6 12.7-21.5 281 83.4 78.5-87.3
Other 112 6 5.3 1.9-13.5 106 94.7 86.5-98.1
AGE
18-44 176 26 12.6 8.2-18.9 150 87.4 81.1-91.8
45+ 285 48 14.0 10.3-18.8 237 86.0 81.2-89.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 19 7.8 4.5-13.4 204 92.2 86.6-95.5
Some College + 237 55 18.5 13.7-24.5 182 81.5 75.5-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 36 12.0 8.0-17.7 230 88.0 82.3-92.0
$50,000+ 116 30 18.9 12.7-27.1 86 81.1 72.9-87.3

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*Derived from 6 stroke 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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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