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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 449 46 9.2 6.4-13.0 403 90.8 87.0-93.6
GENDER
Male 161 8 7.2 3.3-14.9 153 92.8 85.1-96.7
Female 288 38 11.0 7.8-15.3 250 89.0 84.7-92.2
RACE
White 379 44 10.6 7.4-15.1 335 89.4 84.9-92.6
Other 70 2 2.7 0.7-10.3 68 97.3 89.7-99.3
AGE
18-44 150 11 7.6 3.7-15.3 139 92.4 84.7-96.3
45+ 297 35 10.6 7.4-14.9 262 89.4 85.1-92.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 8 4.6 2.0-10.1 140 95.4 89.9-98.0
Some College + 300 38 11.9 8.0-17.3 262 88.1 82.7-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 23 10.2 5.9-17.1 196 89.8 82.9-94.1
$50,000+ 163 20 10.1 6.2-16.1 143 89.9 83.9-93.8

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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, 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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