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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Heart Attack and Stroke

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 337 76 28.8 19.4-40.4 261 71.2 59.6-80.6
Buncombe 379 89 24.0 19.2-29.6 290 76.0 70.4-80.8
Cabarrus 324 70 20.6 15.3-27.2 254 79.4 72.8-84.7
Catawba 349 66 20.7 15.8-26.5 283 79.3 73.5-84.2
Cumberland 357 62 19.4 14.2-25.9 295 80.6 74.1-85.8
Davidson 394 99 26.2 21.0-32.2 295 73.8 67.8-79.0
Durham 398 98 19.5 15.3-24.5 300 80.5 75.5-84.7
Forsyth 361 103 25.9 20.7-31.9 258 74.1 68.1-79.3
Gaston 325 54 20.7 15.1-27.7 271 79.3 72.3-84.9
Guilford 400 86 21.7 17.0-27.2 314 78.3 72.8-83.0
Iredell 407 97 22.3 17.6-28.0 310 77.7 72.0-82.4
Johnston 338 78 25.1 18.9-32.5 260 74.9 67.5-81.1
Mecklenburg 588 143 20.9 17.3-25.1 445 79.1 74.9-82.7
New Hanover 391 85 18.8 13.9-24.9 306 81.2 75.1-86.1
Onslow 364 73 22.8 17.2-29.7 291 77.2 70.3-82.8
Orange 355 94 26.2 21.0-32.1 261 73.8 67.9-79.0
Pitt 350 89 24.8 19.6-30.9 261 75.2 69.1-80.4
Randolph 334 61 15.8 11.7-21.0 273 84.2 79.0-88.3
Robeson 348 40 10.9 7.6-15.3 308 89.1 84.7-92.4
Rowan 413 89 20.4 16.0-25.7 324 79.6 74.3-84.0
Union 347 87 23.0 17.6-29.3 260 77.0 70.7-82.4
Wake 565 153 26.9 22.3-32.1 412 73.1 67.9-77.7
Wayne 362 66 17.7 12.8-23.8 296 82.3 76.2-87.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,408 659 19.5 17.0-22.3 2,749 80.5 77.7-83.0
Piedmont 6,397 1,487 22.5 20.9-24.2 4,910 77.5 75.8-79.1
Western NC 2,684 574 21.6 19.2-24.2 2,110 78.4 75.8-80.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,833 391 22.2 19.8-24.8 1,442 77.8 75.2-80.2
Northwest 2,848 651 22.1 19.8-24.6 2,197 77.9 75.4-80.2
Charlotte 1,701 378 22.0 19.0-25.4 1,323 78.0 74.6-81.0
Greensboro 1,557 355 21.7 18.5-25.4 1,202 78.3 74.6-81.5
Southern Regional 1,103 168 18.7 14.7-23.3 935 81.3 76.7-85.3
Coastal 537 110 17.2 12.3-23.5 427 82.8 76.5-87.7
Wake 1,419 350 22.9 19.9-26.2 1,069 77.1 73.8-80.1
Area L 128 28 23.7 13.0-39.3 100 76.3 60.7-87.0
Eastern 1,363 289 20.7 17.2-24.8 1,074 79.3 75.2-82.8

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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.

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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