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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all heart attack symptoms correctly*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,795 1,489 12.9 11.8-14.1 8,306 87.1 85.9-88.2
-Eastern NC 2,628 371 12.0 10.2-14.2 2,257 88.0 85.8-89.8
GENDER
Male 880 99 10.2 7.4-13.7 781 89.8 86.3-92.6
Female 1,748 272 13.8 11.4-16.5 1,476 86.2 83.5-88.6
RACE
White 1,785 301 14.2 11.8-16.9 1,484 85.8 83.1-88.2
African American 567 44 6.7 3.9-11.1 523 93.3 88.9-96.1
Other minorities 259 25 11.0 5.8-19.9 234 89.0 80.1-94.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 118 *** *** *** 109 90.6 77.6-96.4
Non-Hispanic 2,502 362 12.3 10.4-14.5 2,140 87.7 85.5-89.6
AGE
18-34 296 40 10.4 6.8-15.4 256 89.6 84.6-93.2
35-54 786 122 12.9 9.8-16.9 664 87.1 83.1-90.2
55-64 610 100 14.4 10.7-19.1 510 85.6 80.9-89.3
65-74 486 65 13.6 9.5-19.1 421 86.4 80.9-90.5
75+ 415 42 8.9 5.8-13.6 373 91.1 86.4-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 337 25 6.7 3.7-11.8 312 93.3 88.2-96.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 800 93 9.7 7.0-13.3 707 90.3 86.7-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 707 104 15.3 11.4-20.3 603 84.7 79.7-88.6
College Graduate 779 149 15.6 12.1-19.7 630 84.4 80.3-87.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 33 8.0 4.8-12.9 305 92.0 87.1-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 414 43 12.6 7.9-19.5 371 87.4 80.5-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 255 34 12.2 7.7-18.7 221 87.8 81.3-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 365 48 11.0 6.9-17.1 317 89.0 82.9-93.1
$50,000+ 790 153 16.1 12.3-20.8 637 83.9 79.2-87.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 867 114 12.9 9.7-16.9 753 87.1 83.1-90.3
No 1,749 257 11.8 9.6-14.4 1,492 88.2 85.6-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 433 49 12.8 8.2-19.4 384 87.2 80.6-91.8
Non-Veteran 2,194 322 11.9 9.9-14.2 1,872 88.1 85.8-90.1

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*Derived from 6 heart attack symptom questions: Q1,Q2,Q3,Q5,Q6=Yes,
Q4 (trouble seeing in one/both eyes)=No

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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