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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 12,530 1,978 14.0 13.0-15.1 10,552 86.0 84.9-87.0
GENDER
Male 4,670 584 11.3 9.8-13.1 4,086 88.7 86.9-90.2
Female 7,860 1,394 16.5 15.3-17.9 6,466 83.5 82.1-84.7
RACE
White 9,973 1,776 17.1 15.8-18.5 8,197 82.9 81.5-84.2
African American 1,712 134 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,578 93.3 91.6-94.7
Asian 96 7 9.1 3.8-20.3 89 90.9 79.7-96.2
Native American 291 19 7.1 3.4-14.2 272 92.9 85.8-96.6
Other Minorities 377 33 4.4 2.6- 7.3 344 95.6 92.7-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 411 26 2.9 1.8- 4.8 385 97.1 95.2-98.2
-English Speaking 220 25 8.2 5.0-13.1 195 91.8 86.9-95.0
-Spanish Speaking 191 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 190 99.9 99.5- 100
Non-Hispanic 12,085 1,950 14.9 13.8-16.0 10,135 85.1 84.0-86.2
AGE
18-24 371 27 9.6 5.3-16.6 344 90.4 83.4-94.7
25-34 1,138 145 10.6 8.5-13.2 993 89.4 86.8-91.5
35-44 1,865 312 14.1 12.2-16.2 1,553 85.9 83.8-87.8
45-54 2,439 469 17.7 15.7-20.0 1,970 82.3 80.0-84.3
55-64 2,654 481 18.3 16.2-20.5 2,173 81.7 79.5-83.8
65-74 2,246 348 14.2 12.4-16.1 1,898 85.8 83.9-87.6
75+ 1,715 186 10.5 8.6-12.8 1,529 89.5 87.2-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,587 99 5.2 3.3- 8.3 1,488 94.8 91.7-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,687 439 10.3 8.7-12.1 3,248 89.7 87.9-91.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,202 550 15.2 13.0-17.8 2,652 84.8 82.2-87.0
College Graduate 4,037 889 20.2 18.5-22.0 3,148 79.8 78.0-81.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,362 124 6.5 4.8- 8.7 1,238 93.5 91.3-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,979 216 8.3 6.7-10.3 1,763 91.7 89.7-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,291 191 11.7 9.5-14.3 1,100 88.3 85.7-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,627 273 14.7 11.9-17.9 1,354 85.3 82.1-88.1
$50,000-74,999 1,749 351 18.7 15.9-21.9 1,398 81.3 78.1-84.1
$75,000+ 2,680 595 19.6 17.3-22.2 2,085 80.4 77.8-82.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,441 619 13.0 11.1-15.2 3,822 87.0 84.8-88.9
No 7,865 1,340 14.6 13.5-15.8 6,525 85.4 84.2-86.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,631 216 11.5 9.5-13.8 1,415 88.5 86.2-90.5
Non-Veteran 9,847 1,587 14.3 13.1-15.5 8,260 85.7 84.5-86.9

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*Derived from 6 heart attack 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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