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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-MALES

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
-MALES 4,670 584 11.3 9.8-13.1 4,086 88.7 86.9-90.2
RACE
White 3,744 525 14.3 12.3-16.6 3,219 85.7 83.4-87.7
African American 557 34 4.1 2.7- 6.3 523 95.9 93.7-97.3
Other Minorities 327 20 4.7 2.5- 8.5 307 95.3 91.5-97.5
AGE
18-24 185 13 11.0 4.8-23.2 172 89.0 76.8-95.2
25-34 388 41 7.9 5.2-12.0 347 92.1 88.0-94.8
35-44 674 77 9.2 6.9-12.1 597 90.8 87.9-93.1
45-54 979 148 15.3 12.4-18.8 831 84.7 81.2-87.6
55-64 1,045 159 15.8 12.9-19.4 886 84.2 80.6-87.1
65+ 1,377 145 9.0 7.3-11.1 1,232 91.0 88.9-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 629 30 2.6 1.6- 4.2 599 97.4 95.8-98.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,351 131 8.3 6.0-11.4 1,220 91.7 88.6-94.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 150 13.3 9.5-18.4 967 86.7 81.6-90.5
College Graduate 1,566 272 16.7 14.2-19.6 1,294 83.3 80.4-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 27 4.9 2.7- 8.6 362 95.1 91.4-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 681 51 5.1 3.4- 7.7 630 94.9 92.3-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 480 47 7.1 4.7-10.5 433 92.9 89.5-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 608 76 10.1 7.5-13.4 532 89.9 86.6-92.5
$50,000- 74,999 694 101 15.8 11.5-21.2 593 84.2 78.8-88.5
$75,000+ 1,276 230 17.0 13.4-21.2 1,046 83.0 78.8-86.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,585 184 10.8 7.6-15.1 1,401 89.2 84.9-92.4
No 2,997 396 11.6 10.0-13.4 2,601 88.4 86.6-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,454 179 10.9 8.8-13.3 1,275 89.1 86.7-91.2
Non-Veteran 2,833 356 11.4 9.4-13.7 2,477 88.6 86.3-90.6

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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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