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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 12,530 1,978 14.0 13.0-15.1 10,552 86.0 84.9-87.0
-FEMALES 7,860 1,394 16.5 15.3-17.9 6,466 83.5 82.1-84.7
RACE
White 6,229 1,251 19.7 18.1-21.3 4,978 80.3 78.7-81.9
African American 1,155 100 8.8 6.7-11.4 1,055 91.2 88.6-93.3
Other Minorities 437 39 7.0 4.6-10.4 398 93.0 89.6-95.4
AGE
18-24 186 14 7.9 3.7-15.9 172 92.1 84.1-96.3
25-34 750 104 13.3 10.3-17.0 646 86.7 83.0-89.7
35-44 1,191 235 19.1 16.3-22.2 956 80.9 77.8-83.7
45-54 1,460 321 20.0 17.3-23.0 1,139 80.0 77.0-82.7
55-64 1,609 322 20.6 17.8-23.5 1,287 79.4 76.5-82.2
65+ 2,584 389 15.1 13.2-17.1 2,195 84.9 82.9-86.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 958 69 8.2 4.5-14.5 889 91.8 85.5-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,336 308 12.3 10.4-14.5 2,028 87.7 85.5-89.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,085 400 16.8 14.6-19.3 1,685 83.2 80.7-85.4
College Graduate 2,471 617 23.3 21.1-25.6 1,854 76.7 74.4-78.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 973 97 7.6 5.4-10.6 876 92.4 89.4-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,298 165 11.2 8.7-14.4 1,133 88.8 85.6-91.3
$25,000- 34,999 811 144 16.1 12.7-20.1 667 83.9 79.9-87.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,019 197 18.3 14.1-23.4 822 81.7 76.6-85.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,055 250 21.6 18.2-25.4 805 78.4 74.6-81.8
$75,000+ 1,404 365 23.1 20.3-26.1 1,039 76.9 73.9-79.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,856 435 14.9 12.9-17.1 2,421 85.1 82.9-87.1
No 4,868 944 17.5 16.0-19.2 3,924 82.5 80.8-84.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 37 17.4 11.3-25.9 140 82.6 74.1-88.7
Non-Veteran 7,014 1,231 16.4 15.1-17.9 5,783 83.6 82.1-84.9

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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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