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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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 12,489 2,720 21.6 20.3-22.8 9,769 78.4 77.2-79.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,703 205 11.2 9.3-13.6 1,498 88.8 86.4-90.7
GENDER
Male 557 67 10.6 7.6-14.6 490 89.4 85.4-92.4
Female 1,146 138 11.7 9.3-14.7 1,008 88.3 85.3-90.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 1 3.5 0.4-23.0 15 96.5 77.0-99.6
Non-Hispanic 1,686 204 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,482 88.7 86.3-90.7
AGE
18-24 78 6 4.4 1.7-11.0 72 95.6 89.0-98.3
25-34 186 29 15.4 9.6-23.9 157 84.6 76.1-90.4
35-44 267 41 14.6 9.7-21.4 226 85.4 78.6-90.3
45-54 372 54 13.8 9.8-19.1 318 86.2 80.9-90.2
55-64 380 49 11.0 7.7-15.5 331 89.0 84.5-92.3
65+ 408 25 5.6 3.1- 9.7 383 94.4 90.3-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 13 4.3 2.0- 9.3 273 95.7 90.7-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 55 7.2 4.9-10.7 548 92.8 89.3-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 418 61 13.7 9.5-19.2 357 86.3 80.8-90.5
College Graduate 392 74 19.0 14.2-25.0 318 81.0 75.0-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 23 4.3 2.5- 7.2 306 95.7 92.8-97.5
$15,000- 24,999 361 35 11.9 7.5-18.4 326 88.1 81.6-92.5
$25,000- 34,999 193 21 9.2 4.8-16.9 172 90.8 83.1-95.2
$35,000-49,999 197 33 17.4 11.3-25.9 164 82.6 74.1-88.7
$50,000- 74,999 194 36 16.1 10.3-24.4 158 83.9 75.6-89.7
$75,000+ 186 41 21.7 14.7-30.7 145 78.3 69.3-85.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 679 77 9.8 7.2-13.3 602 90.2 86.7-92.8
No 979 125 12.0 9.4-15.1 854 88.0 84.9-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 29 15.6 9.4-24.8 176 84.4 75.2-90.6
Non-Veteran 1,356 159 10.4 8.3-12.9 1,197 89.6 87.1-91.7

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*Derived from 6 stroke questions.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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