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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Heart Attack and Stroke

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 339 49 14.4 9.2-21.8 290 85.6 78.2-90.8
Buncombe 381 62 15.9 12.0-20.7 319 84.1 79.3-88.0
Cabarrus 325 53 13.0 9.5-17.6 272 87.0 82.4-90.5
Catawba 350 45 12.0 8.7-16.3 305 88.0 83.7-91.3
Cumberland 359 43 12.5 8.6-17.8 316 87.5 82.2-91.4
Davidson 395 67 16.7 12.6-21.7 328 83.3 78.3-87.4
Durham 398 53 10.2 7.4-13.8 345 89.8 86.2-92.6
Forsyth 361 72 16.8 12.5-22.2 289 83.2 77.8-87.5
Gaston 326 47 13.9 9.8-19.4 279 86.1 80.6-90.2
Guilford 401 67 14.0 10.7-18.1 334 86.0 81.9-89.3
Iredell 408 75 15.5 11.8-20.0 333 84.5 80.0-88.2
Johnston 339 58 20.4 13.6-29.5 281 79.6 70.5-86.4
Mecklenburg 589 86 11.4 8.9-14.5 503 88.6 85.5-91.1
New Hanover 392 62 13.9 9.5-19.9 330 86.1 80.1-90.5
Onslow 365 42 10.1 7.0-14.4 323 89.9 85.6-93.0
Orange 355 67 16.8 12.6-22.1 288 83.2 77.9-87.4
Pitt 352 61 16.1 11.9-21.3 291 83.9 78.7-88.1
Randolph 334 49 14.4 10.5-19.5 285 85.6 80.5-89.5
Robeson 352 39 13.4 8.5-20.5 313 86.6 79.5-91.5
Rowan 414 74 16.5 12.4-21.6 340 83.5 78.4-87.6
Union 349 62 13.7 10.3-18.0 287 86.3 82.0-89.7
Wake 568 101 17.0 13.3-21.4 467 83.0 78.6-86.7
Wayne 364 52 13.6 9.7-18.9 312 86.4 81.1-90.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,423 480 13.4 11.2-15.9 2,943 86.6 84.1-88.8
Piedmont 6,414 1,044 14.2 13.0-15.6 5,370 85.8 84.4-87.0
Western NC 2,693 454 14.5 12.9-16.2 2,239 85.5 83.8-87.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,839 310 15.6 13.6-17.7 1,529 84.4 82.3-86.4
Northwest 2,855 483 14.4 12.6-16.3 2,372 85.6 83.7-87.4
Charlotte 1,707 265 12.8 10.5-15.4 1,442 87.2 84.6-89.5
Greensboro 1,561 260 14.4 12.0-17.2 1,301 85.6 82.8-88.0
Southern Regional 1,110 130 11.9 9.3-15.3 980 88.1 84.7-90.7
Coastal 538 86 11.9 8.4-16.5 452 88.1 83.5-91.6
Wake 1,422 226 15.1 12.6-18.1 1,196 84.9 81.9-87.4
Area L 129 21 17.2 7.6-34.2 108 82.8 65.8-92.4
Eastern 1,369 197 13.9 10.7-17.7 1,172 86.1 82.3-89.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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