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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,833 1,794 23.0 21.6-24.5 6,039 77.0 75.5-78.4
RACE
White 6,214 1,593 27.0 25.2-28.8 4,621 73.0 71.2-74.8
African American 1,146 138 11.7 9.3-14.7 1,008 88.3 85.3-90.7
Other Minorities 435 56 13.3 9.4-18.5 379 86.7 81.5-90.6
AGE
18-24 185 28 12.1 7.4-19.2 157 87.9 80.8-92.6
25-34 747 164 20.7 17.1-24.8 583 79.3 75.2-82.9
35-44 1,189 338 30.1 26.4-34.0 851 69.9 66.0-73.6
45-54 1,454 423 29.5 26.3-33.0 1,031 70.5 67.0-73.7
55-64 1,606 434 27.6 24.6-30.9 1,172 72.4 69.1-75.4
65+ 2,573 394 14.1 12.4-16.2 2,179 85.9 83.8-87.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 951 60 8.0 5.5-11.3 891 92.0 88.7-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,328 378 16.3 13.9-18.9 1,950 83.7 81.1-86.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,078 526 24.4 21.6-27.5 1,552 75.6 72.5-78.4
College Graduate 2,466 829 33.5 30.8-36.2 1,637 66.5 63.8-69.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 968 112 12.0 8.6-16.5 856 88.0 83.5-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,295 200 17.4 13.9-21.5 1,095 82.6 78.5-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 806 179 19.5 15.5-24.1 627 80.5 75.9-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,016 262 23.2 19.5-27.3 754 76.8 72.7-80.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,054 328 30.8 26.8-35.2 726 69.2 64.8-73.2
$75,000+ 1,402 498 34.0 30.6-37.6 904 66.0 62.4-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,849 528 18.6 16.4-21.0 2,321 81.4 79.0-83.6
No 4,863 1,250 25.4 23.5-27.3 3,613 74.6 72.7-76.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 176 45 28.8 18.9-41.1 131 71.2 58.9-81.1
Non-Veteran 6,992 1,600 22.9 21.4-24.6 5,392 77.1 75.4-78.6

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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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