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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

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
-Union County 383 85 21.6 17.3-26.6 298 78.4 73.4-82.7
GENDER
Male 155 32 21.5 15.2-29.6 123 78.5 70.4-84.8
Female 228 53 21.6 16.4-28.0 175 78.4 72.0-83.6
RACE
White 321 79 24.7 19.8-30.5 242 75.3 69.5-80.2
Other 60 6 9.8 3.8-23.3 54 90.2 76.7-96.2
AGE
18-44 166 40 20.2 14.6-27.2 126 79.8 72.8-85.4
45+ 213 44 23.6 17.4-31.2 169 76.4 68.8-82.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 26 19.0 12.6-27.5 135 81.0 72.5-87.4
Some College + 221 59 23.5 18.0-30.0 162 76.5 70.0-82.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 34 19.6 13.5-27.6 147 80.4 72.4-86.5
$50,000+ 149 45 26.9 20.0-35.1 104 73.1 64.9-80.0

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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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