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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all stroke symptoms correctly*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,772 2,210 20.8 19.4-22.3 7,562 79.2 77.7-80.6
-Eastern NC 2,618 548 20.3 17.7-23.3 2,070 79.7 76.7-82.3
GENDER
Male 877 190 20.0 16.0-24.7 687 80.0 75.3-84.0
Female 1,741 358 20.7 17.4-24.4 1,383 79.3 75.6-82.6
RACE
White 1,781 448 24.9 21.4-28.6 1,333 75.1 71.4-78.6
African American 563 64 10.7 6.7-16.6 499 89.3 83.4-93.3
Other minorities 257 33 12.1 6.8-20.8 224 87.9 79.2-93.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 116 12 8.9 3.7-19.8 104 91.1 80.2-96.3
Non-Hispanic 2,494 535 21.3 18.5-24.3 1,959 78.7 75.7-81.5
AGE
18-34 293 60 19.3 13.7-26.5 233 80.7 73.5-86.3
35-54 785 183 22.1 17.8-27.0 602 77.9 73.0-82.2
55-64 609 171 27.0 21.9-32.9 438 73.0 67.1-78.1
65-74 484 90 17.7 13.3-23.2 394 82.3 76.8-86.7
75+ 412 39 8.1 5.3-12.2 373 91.9 87.8-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 336 19 5.6 2.6-11.5 317 94.4 88.5-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 796 118 15.9 11.8-21.2 678 84.1 78.8-88.2
Some Post-H.S. 704 155 25.1 19.7-31.5 549 74.9 68.5-80.3
College Graduate 777 256 33.6 28.2-39.3 521 66.4 60.7-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 336 24 5.6 2.5-11.8 312 94.4 88.2-97.5
$15,000- 24,999 410 52 8.3 5.2-12.9 358 91.7 87.1-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 255 45 20.5 13.1-30.7 210 79.5 69.3-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 365 91 24.2 17.3-32.8 274 75.8 67.2-82.7
$50,000+ 789 259 31.3 25.9-37.2 530 68.7 62.8-74.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 862 147 15.0 11.8-19.0 715 85.0 81.0-88.2
No 1,744 401 22.2 18.9-25.9 1,343 77.8 74.1-81.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 432 105 22.2 16.5-29.2 327 77.8 70.8-83.5
Non-Veteran 2,185 443 20.0 17.1-23.3 1,742 80.0 76.7-82.9

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*Derived from 6 stroke symptom questions: Q1,Q2,Q3,Q5,Q6=Yes,
Q4 (sudden chest pain)=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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