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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 9,678 1,089 10.3 9.6-11.1 8,589 89.7 88.9-90.4
GENDER
Male 3,528 319 8.7 7.6- 9.9 3,209 91.3 90.1-92.4
Female 6,150 770 11.8 10.9-12.9 5,380 88.2 87.1-89.1
RACE
White 7,517 974 12.5 11.5-13.5 6,543 87.5 86.5-88.5
African American 1,576 91 5.5 4.2- 7.1 1,485 94.5 92.9-95.8
Other Minorities 545 22 2.9 1.8- 4.6 523 97.1 95.4-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 556 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 546 98.7 97.2-99.4
Non-Hispanic 9,116 1,078 11.3 10.5-12.1 8,038 88.7 87.9-89.5
AGE
18-24 439 23 4.5 2.8- 7.2 416 95.5 92.8-97.2
25-34 1,360 109 7.5 6.0- 9.4 1,251 92.5 90.6-94.0
35-44 1,891 229 11.7 10.1-13.5 1,662 88.3 86.5-89.9
45-54 1,844 273 14.4 12.5-16.5 1,571 85.6 83.5-87.5
55-64 1,730 249 14.6 12.7-16.8 1,481 85.4 83.2-87.3
65-74 1,302 130 10.0 8.2-12.1 1,172 90.0 87.9-91.8
75+ 1,063 74 6.8 5.2- 8.8 989 93.2 91.2-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,512 59 3.1 2.1- 4.4 1,453 96.9 95.6-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,758 241 8.1 6.8- 9.5 2,517 91.9 90.5-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,301 292 11.1 9.7-12.8 2,009 88.9 87.2-90.3
College Graduate 3,088 494 15.2 13.7-16.8 2,594 84.8 83.2-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,046 59 3.8 2.7- 5.2 987 96.2 94.8-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,641 139 6.4 5.1- 8.1 1,502 93.6 91.9-94.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,138 115 9.2 7.3-11.6 1,023 90.8 88.4-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,264 147 11.5 9.5-14.0 1,117 88.5 86.0-90.5
$50,000-74,999 1,313 196 13.9 11.8-16.3 1,117 86.1 83.7-88.2
$75,000+ 1,811 294 14.6 12.8-16.6 1,517 85.4 83.4-87.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,843 300 9.9 8.6-11.4 2,543 90.1 88.6-91.4
No 6,566 781 10.8 9.9-11.8 5,785 89.2 88.2-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,151 118 11.3 9.1-13.8 1,033 88.7 86.2-90.9
Non-Veteran 8,515 971 10.2 9.4-11.0 7,544 89.8 89.0-90.6

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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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