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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 9,772 2,210 20.8 19.4-22.3 7,562 79.2 77.7-80.6
GENDER
Male 3,513 757 20.2 18.0-22.6 2,756 79.8 77.4-82.0
Female 6,259 1,453 21.4 19.7-23.2 4,806 78.6 76.8-80.3
RACE
White 7,663 1,941 25.2 23.5-27.0 5,722 74.8 73.0-76.5
African American 1,448 185 11.0 8.6-13.9 1,263 89.0 86.1-91.4
Native American 224 32 7.8 4.6-12.9 192 92.2 87.1-95.4
Other Minorities 377 44 7.2 4.5-11.3 333 92.8 88.7-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 343 37 6.4 3.9-10.2 306 93.6 89.8-96.1
-English Speaking 175 26 12.4 6.8-21.7 149 87.6 78.3-93.2
-Spanish Speaking 168 11 2.9 1.3- 6.3 157 97.1 93.7-98.7
Non-Hispanic 9,403 2,170 21.8 20.3-23.3 7,233 78.2 76.7-79.7
AGE
18-34 859 171 18.3 15.2-22.0 688 81.7 78.0-84.8
35-44 1,264 340 25.1 21.7-28.9 924 74.9 71.1-78.3
45-54 1,798 480 23.9 21.1-27.0 1,318 76.1 73.0-78.9
55-64 2,224 652 25.6 23.1-28.3 1,572 74.4 71.7-76.9
65-74 1,953 384 17.0 14.9-19.4 1,569 83.0 80.6-85.1
75+ 1,565 164 8.8 7.1-10.8 1,401 91.2 89.2-92.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,144 69 5.8 3.9- 8.6 1,075 94.2 91.4-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,765 439 15.8 13.4-18.5 2,326 84.2 81.5-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,483 579 23.1 20.3-26.1 1,904 76.9 73.9-79.7
College Graduate 3,354 1,122 34.0 31.3-36.8 2,232 66.0 63.2-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,094 110 7.6 5.5-10.5 984 92.4 89.5-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,576 217 11.0 8.6-13.8 1,359 89.0 86.2-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 973 163 19.0 14.6-24.3 810 81.0 75.7-85.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,216 327 25.7 21.6-30.4 889 74.3 69.6-78.4
$50,000-74,999 1,179 362 26.7 22.8-31.1 817 73.3 68.9-77.2
$75,000+ 2,035 744 34.4 31.0-38.0 1,291 65.6 62.0-69.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,128 603 17.4 15.4-19.7 2,525 82.6 80.3-84.6
No 6,603 1,602 22.1 20.3-23.9 5,001 77.9 76.1-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,404 292 18.8 15.6-22.4 1,112 81.2 77.6-84.4
Non-Veteran 8,364 1,918 21.1 19.6-22.7 6,446 78.9 77.3-80.4

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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).

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