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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Heart Attack and Stroke"

Identified all heart attack 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 17,240 1,861 10.0 9.5-10.6 15,379 90.0 89.4-90.5
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 463 44 8.0 5.6-11.1 419 92.0 88.9-94.4
Buncombe 452 68 16.3 12.2-21.4 384 83.7 78.6-87.8
Cabarrus 423 47 9.4 6.8-12.7 376 90.6 87.3-93.2
Catawba 448 49 9.5 6.9-13.1 399 90.5 86.9-93.1
Cumberland 456 40 8.7 6.0-12.4 416 91.3 87.6-94.0
Davidson 457 46 7.4 5.4-10.0 411 92.6 90.0-94.6
Durham 466 56 10.3 7.6-13.8 410 89.7 86.2-92.4
Forsyth 457 54 9.5 7.1-12.7 403 90.5 87.3-92.9
Gaston 449 56 12.6 9.3-16.9 393 87.4 83.1-90.7
Guilford 470 60 12.2 9.3-16.0 410 87.8 84.0-90.7
Iredell 406 39 12.5 8.7-17.5 367 87.5 82.5-91.3
Johnston 387 46 9.5 6.7-13.2 341 90.5 86.8-93.3
Mecklenburg 880 100 10.0 7.9-12.6 780 90.0 87.4-92.1
New Hanover 449 46 9.2 6.4-13.0 403 90.8 87.0-93.6
Onslow 396 28 5.9 3.8- 9.1 368 94.1 90.9-96.2
Orange 421 64 12.5 9.4-16.3 357 87.5 83.7-90.6
Pitt 443 58 10.7 8.1-14.2 385 89.3 85.8-91.9
Randolph 457 51 11.0 7.8-15.2 406 89.0 84.8-92.2
Robeson 446 33 7.6 4.3-12.9 413 92.4 87.1-95.7
Rowan 474 45 8.3 5.9-11.4 429 91.7 88.6-94.1
Union 383 51 10.8 7.8-14.7 332 89.2 85.3-92.2
Wake 860 104 10.7 8.7-13.2 756 89.3 86.8-91.3
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 472 49 9.5 7.0-12.8 423 90.5 87.2-93.0
Northeast Partnership II 511 40 5.8 4.1- 8.2 471 94.2 91.8-95.9
Northeast Partnership I 519 43 7.0 5.0- 9.8 476 93.0 90.2-95.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 425 48 10.9 7.9-14.9 377 89.1 85.1-92.1
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 528 46 9.6 5.8-15.4 482 90.4 84.6-94.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 430 41 9.9 7.1-13.8 389 90.1 86.2-92.9
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 480 34 6.4 4.2- 9.5 446 93.6 90.5-95.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 526 60 9.2 6.9-12.2 466 90.8 87.8-93.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 651 67 8.8 6.6-11.6 584 91.2 88.4-93.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 470 53 11.2 8.3-15.0 417 88.8 85.0-91.7
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 408 57 11.2 8.5-14.7 351 88.8 85.3-91.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 510 54 11.7 8.6-15.9 456 88.3 84.1-91.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 767 84 9.2 7.0-11.9 683 90.8 88.1-93.0
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,189 92 6.2 4.8- 7.8 1,097 93.8 92.2-95.2
No 16,051 1,769 10.3 9.7-10.9 14,282 89.7 89.1-90.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,560 522 8.8 7.7- 9.9 5,038 91.2 90.1-92.3
Piedmont 9,678 1,089 10.3 9.6-11.1 8,589 89.7 88.9-90.4
Western NC 2,002 250 11.5 9.9-13.3 1,752 88.5 86.7-90.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,219 152 11.5 9.5-13.9 1,067 88.5 86.1-90.5
Northwest 3,280 353 10.0 8.9-11.4 2,927 90.0 88.6-91.1
Charlotte 2,551 300 10.6 9.2-12.2 2,251 89.4 87.8-90.8
Greensboro 2,227 266 11.0 9.5-12.8 1,961 89.0 87.2-90.5
Southern Regional 1,792 172 9.9 7.5-12.9 1,620 90.1 87.1-92.5
Coastal 877 85 9.2 7.2-11.7 792 90.8 88.3-92.8
Wake 2,422 266 10.0 8.6-11.5 2,156 90.0 88.5-91.4
Area L 702 66 8.6 6.5-11.3 636 91.4 88.7-93.5
Eastern 2,170 201 7.9 6.7- 9.3 1,969 92.1 90.7-93.3

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*Derived from 6 heart attack 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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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