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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-MALES

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
-MALES 4,656 926 20.0 18.0-22.2 3,730 80.0 77.8-82.0
RACE
White 3,731 813 23.8 21.4-26.4 2,918 76.2 73.6-78.6
African American 557 67 10.6 7.6-14.6 490 89.4 85.4-92.4
Other Minorities 325 37 10.3 5.5-18.4 288 89.7 81.6-94.5
AGE
18-24 184 33 22.3 13.8-33.8 151 77.7 66.2-86.2
25-34 387 82 18.8 14.0-24.8 305 81.2 75.2-86.0
35-44 672 153 20.5 16.8-24.8 519 79.5 75.2-83.2
45-54 979 217 21.0 17.8-24.7 762 79.0 75.3-82.2
55-64 1,041 245 23.2 19.9-26.9 796 76.8 73.1-80.1
65+ 1,371 193 13.7 11.3-16.5 1,178 86.3 83.5-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 624 43 8.4 4.5-15.3 581 91.6 84.7-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,348 169 12.6 9.6-16.5 1,179 87.4 83.5-90.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,115 242 21.9 17.5-27.0 873 78.1 73.0-82.5
College Graduate 1,562 471 31.0 27.6-34.5 1,091 69.0 65.5-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 34 7.0 3.8-12.5 356 93.0 87.5-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 674 71 10.2 6.8-14.9 603 89.8 85.1-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 480 74 13.4 9.1-19.3 406 86.6 80.7-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 606 118 21.1 16.5-26.5 488 78.9 73.5-83.5
$50,000- 74,999 691 161 22.4 17.8-27.9 530 77.6 72.1-82.2
$75,000+ 1,275 401 32.3 27.9-37.0 874 67.7 63.0-72.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,583 258 18.7 14.7-23.4 1,325 81.3 76.6-85.3
No 2,995 658 20.4 18.2-22.7 2,337 79.6 77.3-81.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,449 288 22.4 18.7-26.5 1,161 77.6 73.5-81.3
Non-Veteran 2,825 574 19.1 16.7-21.8 2,251 80.9 78.2-83.3

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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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