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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 9,795 1,489 12.9 11.8-14.1 8,306 87.1 85.9-88.2
GENDER
Male 3,524 460 10.8 9.2-12.7 3,064 89.2 87.3-90.8
Female 6,271 1,029 14.8 13.4-16.3 5,242 85.2 83.7-86.6
RACE
White 7,677 1,327 15.2 13.9-16.7 6,350 84.8 83.3-86.1
African American 1,454 110 7.1 5.2- 9.6 1,344 92.9 90.4-94.8
Native American 225 24 12.4 6.0-24.0 201 87.6 76.0-94.0
Other Minorities 379 23 4.1 2.1- 7.8 356 95.9 92.2-97.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 344 25 5.6 2.9-10.5 319 94.4 89.5-97.1
-English Speaking 174 23 14.9 7.6-27.1 151 85.1 72.9-92.4
-Spanish Speaking 170 *** *** *** 168 99.6 98.1-99.9
Non-Hispanic 9,425 1,463 13.4 12.3-14.6 7,962 86.6 85.4-87.7
AGE
18-34 863 97 9.1 6.9-11.9 766 90.9 88.1-93.1
35-44 1,266 197 13.2 10.8-16.1 1,069 86.8 83.9-89.2
45-54 1,802 338 17.5 14.8-20.5 1,464 82.5 79.5-85.2
55-64 2,227 410 16.7 14.6-19.1 1,817 83.3 80.9-85.4
65-74 1,957 291 13.8 11.7-16.2 1,666 86.2 83.8-88.3
75+ 1,569 142 7.6 6.0- 9.4 1,427 92.4 90.6-94.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,149 66 5.0 3.3- 7.5 1,083 95.0 92.5-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,771 309 9.3 7.7-11.3 2,462 90.7 88.7-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,491 415 16.1 13.7-18.8 2,076 83.9 81.2-86.3
College Graduate 3,358 696 18.4 16.4-20.5 2,662 81.6 79.5-83.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,097 103 7.5 5.5-10.0 994 92.5 90.0-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,581 178 10.1 7.8-13.1 1,403 89.9 86.9-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 973 122 11.4 8.6-15.1 851 88.6 84.9-91.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,218 193 14.2 11.0-18.2 1,025 85.8 81.8-89.0
$50,000-74,999 1,180 224 16.4 13.3-20.0 956 83.6 80.0-86.7
$75,000+ 2,038 476 20.4 17.6-23.5 1,562 79.6 76.5-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,139 436 11.9 10.2-14.0 2,703 88.1 86.0-89.8
No 6,614 1,050 13.3 12.0-14.7 5,564 86.7 85.3-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,406 172 11.5 9.0-14.6 1,234 88.5 85.4-91.0
Non-Veteran 8,385 1,317 13.1 11.9-14.4 7,068 86.9 85.6-88.1

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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).

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