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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,973 1,776 17.1 15.8-18.5 8,197 82.9 81.5-84.2
GENDER
Male 3,744 525 14.3 12.3-16.6 3,219 85.7 83.4-87.7
Female 6,229 1,251 19.7 18.1-21.3 4,978 80.3 78.7-81.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 14 7.9 4.0-15.0 109 92.1 85.0-96.0
Non-Hispanic 9,834 1,761 17.3 16.0-18.7 8,073 82.7 81.3-84.0
AGE
18-24 241 22 14.4 7.9-24.9 219 85.6 75.1-92.1
25-34 803 121 12.9 10.1-16.4 682 87.1 83.6-89.9
35-44 1,398 267 17.1 14.6-19.8 1,131 82.9 80.2-85.4
45-54 1,904 414 21.0 18.5-23.7 1,490 79.0 76.3-81.5
55-64 2,149 449 21.9 19.4-24.6 1,700 78.1 75.4-80.6
65+ 3,402 495 14.0 12.5-15.7 2,907 86.0 84.3-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,065 79 8.1 4.7-13.7 986 91.9 86.3-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,868 390 13.1 11.0-15.6 2,478 86.9 84.4-89.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,599 499 18.3 15.4-21.5 2,100 81.7 78.5-84.6
College Graduate 3,432 808 21.9 20.0-24.0 2,624 78.1 76.0-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 881 99 10.1 7.1-14.1 782 89.9 85.9-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,423 183 11.9 9.3-15.0 1,240 88.1 85.0-90.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 170 15.4 12.3-19.0 834 84.6 81.0-87.7
$35,000-49,999 1,355 248 16.3 13.1-20.1 1,107 83.7 79.9-86.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,469 324 21.2 18.0-24.9 1,145 78.8 75.1-82.0
$75,000+ 2,381 545 20.6 17.9-23.5 1,836 79.4 76.5-82.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,463 545 15.9 13.4-18.8 2,918 84.1 81.2-86.6
No 6,364 1,215 17.7 16.3-19.2 5,149 82.3 80.8-83.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,341 197 14.1 11.7-17.0 1,144 85.9 83.0-88.3
Non-Veteran 7,793 1,421 17.5 16.0-19.1 6,372 82.5 80.9-84.0

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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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