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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 861 195 20.3 17.3-23.6 666 79.7 76.4-82.7
GENDER
Male 331 71 18.6 14.2-23.9 260 81.4 76.1-85.8
Female 530 124 22.0 18.2-26.4 406 78.0 73.6-81.8
RACE
White 639 169 25.4 21.6-29.7 470 74.6 70.3-78.4
Other 213 24 8.3 4.9-13.6 189 91.7 86.4-95.1
AGE
18-44 419 83 17.7 13.7-22.5 336 82.3 77.5-86.3
45+ 440 111 24.3 20.2-29.0 329 75.7 71.0-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 20 8.4 4.5-15.2 196 91.6 84.8-95.5
Some College + 643 175 25.1 21.4-29.1 468 74.9 70.9-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 43 9.8 6.5-14.6 305 90.2 85.4-93.5
$50,000+ 398 124 27.9 23.1-33.2 274 72.1 66.8-76.9

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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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