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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 9,675 1,728 17.2 16.2-18.2 7,947 82.8 81.8-83.8
GENDER
Male 3,524 586 16.4 14.8-18.0 2,938 83.6 82.0-85.2
Female 6,151 1,142 18.0 16.8-19.2 5,009 82.0 80.8-83.2
RACE
White 7,516 1,510 20.0 18.9-21.3 6,006 80.0 78.7-81.1
African American 1,575 167 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,408 88.7 86.3-90.7
Other Minorities 544 43 6.4 4.5- 9.1 501 93.6 90.9-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 554 40 6.0 4.0- 8.9 514 94.0 91.1-96.0
Non-Hispanic 9,115 1,688 18.4 17.4-19.5 7,427 81.6 80.5-82.6
AGE
18-24 439 51 12.0 8.5-16.6 388 88.0 83.4-91.5
25-34 1,360 232 15.5 13.4-18.0 1,128 84.5 82.0-86.6
35-44 1,891 402 19.3 17.4-21.5 1,489 80.7 78.5-82.6
45-54 1,842 446 24.0 21.7-26.5 1,396 76.0 73.5-78.3
55-64 1,731 343 20.6 18.4-23.0 1,388 79.4 77.0-81.6
65-74 1,299 175 13.3 11.2-15.6 1,124 86.7 84.4-88.8
75+ 1,064 75 6.8 5.3- 8.7 989 93.2 91.3-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,511 83 5.8 4.0- 8.4 1,428 94.2 91.6-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,754 344 12.3 10.8-14.1 2,410 87.7 85.9-89.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,301 427 17.4 15.5-19.4 1,874 82.6 80.6-84.5
College Graduate 3,090 874 27.0 25.1-29.0 2,216 73.0 71.0-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,044 87 8.1 6.0-10.8 957 91.9 89.2-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,642 163 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,479 92.0 90.1-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,139 177 15.4 12.7-18.6 962 84.6 81.4-87.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,261 251 18.0 15.6-20.7 1,010 82.0 79.3-84.4
$50,000-74,999 1,313 329 23.6 20.8-26.6 984 76.4 73.4-79.2
$75,000+ 1,812 536 27.6 25.2-30.1 1,276 72.4 69.9-74.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,843 381 14.0 12.2-16.0 2,462 86.0 84.0-87.8
No 6,565 1,339 19.0 17.8-20.2 5,226 81.0 79.8-82.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,149 188 18.2 15.2-21.6 961 81.8 78.4-84.8
Non-Veteran 8,514 1,539 17.1 16.1-18.2 6,975 82.9 81.8-83.9

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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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