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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 12,489 2,720 21.6 20.3-22.8 9,769 78.4 77.2-79.7
GENDER
Male 4,656 926 20.0 18.0-22.2 3,730 80.0 77.8-82.0
Female 7,833 1,794 23.0 21.6-24.5 6,039 77.0 75.5-78.4
RACE
White 9,945 2,406 25.5 24.0-27.0 7,539 74.5 73.0-76.0
African American 1,703 205 11.2 9.3-13.6 1,498 88.8 86.4-90.7
Asian 96 13 14.3 7.4-25.9 83 85.7 74.1-92.6
Native American 288 37 11.6 7.4-17.8 251 88.4 82.2-92.6
Other Minorities 376 43 10.8 6.1-18.2 333 89.2 81.8-93.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 410 48 9.2 5.9-14.2 362 90.8 85.8-94.1
-English Speaking 219 37 17.8 11.3-26.9 182 82.2 73.1-88.7
-Spanish Speaking 191 11 4.5 1.7-11.4 180 95.5 88.6-98.3
Non-Hispanic 12,045 2,667 22.4 21.2-23.8 9,378 77.6 76.2-78.8
AGE
18-24 369 61 17.7 12.3-24.8 308 82.3 75.2-87.7
25-34 1,134 246 19.7 16.6-23.3 888 80.3 76.7-83.4
35-44 1,861 491 25.3 22.6-28.2 1,370 74.7 71.8-77.4
45-54 2,433 640 25.4 23.1-27.9 1,793 74.6 72.1-76.9
55-64 2,647 679 25.5 23.2-27.9 1,968 74.5 72.1-76.8
65-74 2,239 409 16.3 14.3-18.4 1,830 83.7 81.6-85.7
75+ 1,705 178 11.0 8.8-13.6 1,527 89.0 86.4-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,575 103 8.2 5.6-11.8 1,472 91.8 88.2-94.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,676 547 14.5 12.5-16.7 3,129 85.5 83.3-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,193 768 23.3 20.7-26.1 2,425 76.7 73.9-79.3
College Graduate 4,028 1,300 32.3 30.1-34.5 2,728 67.7 65.5-69.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,358 146 9.9 7.4-13.3 1,212 90.1 86.7-92.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,969 271 14.0 11.4-17.0 1,698 86.0 83.0-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,286 253 16.5 13.4-20.1 1,033 83.5 79.9-86.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,622 380 22.2 19.3-25.5 1,242 77.8 74.5-80.7
$50,000-74,999 1,745 489 26.7 23.5-30.1 1,256 73.3 69.9-76.5
$75,000+ 2,677 899 33.1 30.2-36.1 1,778 66.9 63.9-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,432 786 18.6 16.4-21.1 3,646 81.4 78.9-83.6
No 7,858 1,908 22.9 21.5-24.5 5,950 77.1 75.5-78.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,625 333 23.0 19.5-26.9 1,292 77.0 73.1-80.5
Non-Veteran 9,817 2,174 21.3 19.9-22.8 7,643 78.7 77.2-80.1

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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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