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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,945 2,406 25.5 24.0-27.0 7,539 74.5 73.0-76.0
GENDER
Male 3,731 813 23.8 21.4-26.4 2,918 76.2 73.6-78.6
Female 6,214 1,593 27.0 25.2-28.8 4,621 73.0 71.2-74.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 28 23.2 13.4-37.0 95 76.8 63.0-86.6
Non-Hispanic 9,806 2,377 25.5 24.1-27.1 7,429 74.5 72.9-75.9
AGE
18-24 241 52 24.0 16.3-33.9 189 76.0 66.1-83.7
25-34 801 200 23.6 19.8-28.0 601 76.4 72.0-80.2
35-44 1,395 417 29.9 26.6-33.5 978 70.1 66.5-73.4
45-54 1,898 559 29.7 26.9-32.7 1,339 70.3 67.3-73.1
55-64 2,145 616 29.5 26.8-32.4 1,529 70.5 67.6-73.2
65+ 3,390 549 15.7 14.0-17.5 2,841 84.3 82.5-86.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,057 76 10.9 6.9-16.7 981 89.1 83.3-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,861 472 17.3 15.0-20.0 2,389 82.7 80.0-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,593 682 26.6 23.5-30.0 1,911 73.4 70.0-76.5
College Graduate 3,425 1,176 35.0 32.7-37.5 2,249 65.0 62.5-67.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 879 114 17.2 12.4-23.3 765 82.8 76.7-87.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,419 216 16.6 13.4-20.5 1,203 83.4 79.5-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,001 224 20.6 16.6-25.3 777 79.4 74.7-83.4
$35,000-49,999 1,351 334 23.8 20.4-27.5 1,017 76.2 72.5-79.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,465 442 30.5 26.8-34.5 1,023 69.5 65.5-73.2
$75,000+ 2,378 822 33.6 30.6-36.9 1,556 66.4 63.1-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,457 675 21.8 19.1-24.8 2,782 78.2 75.2-80.9
No 6,358 1,708 27.0 25.3-28.8 4,650 73.0 71.2-74.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,336 288 24.1 20.7-27.8 1,048 75.9 72.2-79.3
Non-Veteran 7,774 1,929 25.7 24.0-27.5 5,845 74.3 72.5-76.0

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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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