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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 463 74 13.2 10.1-17.1 389 86.8 82.9-89.9
Buncombe 451 102 22.1 17.7-27.2 349 77.9 72.8-82.3
Cabarrus 423 74 15.3 11.9-19.5 349 84.7 80.5-88.1
Catawba 448 66 17.0 12.9-21.9 382 83.0 78.1-87.1
Cumberland 456 76 14.0 10.9-17.7 380 86.0 82.3-89.1
Davidson 458 74 15.9 12.0-20.8 384 84.1 79.2-88.0
Durham 464 104 21.2 16.8-26.3 360 78.8 73.7-83.2
Forsyth 457 83 17.6 13.7-22.2 374 82.4 77.8-86.3
Gaston 449 69 15.0 11.5-19.4 380 85.0 80.6-88.5
Guilford 470 87 16.0 12.3-20.4 383 84.0 79.6-87.7
Iredell 406 62 15.0 11.3-19.6 344 85.0 80.4-88.7
Johnston 388 68 14.8 11.2-19.1 320 85.2 80.9-88.8
Mecklenburg 881 171 18.5 15.5-21.9 710 81.5 78.1-84.5
New Hanover 449 91 20.1 16.0-25.0 358 79.9 75.0-84.0
Onslow 397 58 14.1 10.5-18.7 339 85.9 81.3-89.5
Orange 421 114 24.1 19.5-29.3 307 75.9 70.7-80.5
Pitt 443 96 19.7 15.8-24.3 347 80.3 75.7-84.2
Randolph 458 69 14.5 11.1-18.7 389 85.5 81.3-88.9
Robeson 446 55 15.7 10.9-22.0 391 84.3 78.0-89.1
Rowan 473 81 18.0 14.0-22.9 392 82.0 77.1-86.0
Union 383 85 21.6 17.3-26.6 298 78.4 73.4-82.7
Wake 861 195 20.3 17.3-23.6 666 79.7 76.4-82.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 471 80 17.8 13.7-22.8 391 82.2 77.2-86.3
Northeast Partnership II 511 72 12.7 9.8-16.3 439 87.3 83.7-90.2
Northeast Partnership I 518 69 15.0 10.8-20.5 449 85.0 79.5-89.2
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 425 78 17.6 13.7-22.3 347 82.4 77.7-86.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 527 82 16.7 12.2-22.4 445 83.3 77.6-87.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 430 72 15.4 12.0-19.6 358 84.6 80.4-88.0
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 478 68 13.2 10.1-17.2 410 86.8 82.8-89.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 526 97 18.3 14.6-22.6 429 81.7 77.4-85.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 650 95 12.3 9.7-15.5 555 87.7 84.5-90.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 470 55 13.2 9.8-17.5 415 86.8 82.5-90.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 409 70 15.1 11.5-19.5 339 84.9 80.5-88.5
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 510 66 12.1 9.4-15.5 444 87.9 84.5-90.6
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 767 121 14.9 12.1-18.3 646 85.1 81.7-87.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 1,188 163 14.3 11.7-17.3 1,025 85.7 82.7-88.3
No 16,049 2,816 16.8 16.0-17.6 13,233 83.2 82.4-84.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 5,560 914 16.0 14.7-17.4 4,646 84.0 82.6-85.3
Piedmont 9,675 1,728 17.2 16.2-18.2 7,947 82.8 81.8-83.8
Western NC 2,002 337 15.7 13.9-17.8 1,665 84.3 82.2-86.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 1,218 223 17.2 14.8-20.0 995 82.8 80.0-85.2
Northwest 3,281 512 15.2 13.7-16.8 2,769 84.8 83.2-86.3
Charlotte 2,551 462 17.0 15.2-18.9 2,089 83.0 81.1-84.8
Greensboro 2,226 400 16.1 14.1-18.3 1,826 83.9 81.7-85.9
Southern Regional 1,792 273 15.8 13.1-18.9 1,519 84.2 81.1-86.9
Coastal 877 164 17.7 14.9-20.8 713 82.3 79.2-85.1
Wake 2,421 474 18.7 16.8-20.8 1,947 81.3 79.2-83.2
Area L 702 114 16.4 13.1-20.3 588 83.6 79.7-86.9
Eastern 2,169 357 15.6 13.8-17.7 1,812 84.4 82.3-86.2

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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, 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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