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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,454 110 7.1 5.2- 9.6 1,344 92.9 90.4-94.8
GENDER
Male 427 25 5.3 2.7-10.1 402 94.7 89.9-97.3
Female 1,027 85 8.6 6.2-11.8 942 91.4 88.2-93.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,437 110 7.3 5.3- 9.9 1,327 92.7 90.1-94.7
AGE
18-34 163 15 8.1 4.1-15.2 148 91.9 84.8-95.9
35-44 196 14 5.5 2.7-11.0 182 94.5 89.0-97.3
45-54 309 32 7.5 4.5-12.3 277 92.5 87.7-95.5
55-64 341 29 7.5 4.3-12.8 312 92.5 87.2-95.7
65-74 245 13 8.2 4.0-16.1 232 91.8 83.9-96.0
75+ 177 *** *** *** 171 97.0 91.7-98.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 231 *** *** *** 224 97.4 92.2-99.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 25 7.2 3.8-13.3 463 92.8 86.7-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 366 33 7.6 4.5-12.4 333 92.4 87.6-95.5
College Graduate 364 44 9.9 6.5-15.0 320 90.1 85.0-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 21 5.5 3.0-10.0 252 94.5 90.0-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 309 20 7.9 4.3-14.1 289 92.1 85.9-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 166 *** *** *** 157 95.9 90.1-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 192 16 11.5 4.9-24.7 176 88.5 75.3-95.1
$50,000- 74,999 122 15 11.1 4.7-24.1 107 88.9 75.9-95.3
$75,000+ 164 23 10.9 5.0-22.1 141 89.1 77.9-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 463 31 5.7 3.4- 9.5 432 94.3 90.5-96.6
No 982 79 7.6 5.3-10.9 903 92.4 89.1-94.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 173 11 4.6 2.1-10.0 162 95.4 90.0-97.9
Non-Veteran 1,280 99 7.4 5.3-10.3 1,181 92.6 89.7-94.7

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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