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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,412 830 13.2 11.7-14.8 4,582 86.8 85.2-88.3
GENDER
Male 1,986 273 11.3 9.1-13.9 1,713 88.7 86.1-90.9
Female 3,426 557 14.9 13.0-17.1 2,869 85.1 82.9-87.0
RACE
White 4,265 749 16.1 14.2-18.2 3,516 83.9 81.8-85.8
African American 845 63 7.0 4.7-10.3 782 93.0 89.7-95.3
Other minorities 269 15 3.1 1.3- 7.4 254 96.9 92.6-98.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 190 11 3.5 1.2- 9.4 179 96.5 90.6-98.8
Non-Hispanic 5,209 819 13.8 12.3-15.6 4,390 86.2 84.4-87.7
AGE
18-34 445 38 8.1 5.3-12.1 407 91.9 87.9-94.7
35-54 1,801 322 16.5 14.0-19.4 1,479 83.5 80.6-86.0
55-64 1,184 223 17.5 14.5-20.9 961 82.5 79.1-85.5
65-74 1,074 165 13.8 11.2-16.9 909 86.2 83.1-88.8
75+ 848 72 6.8 5.0- 9.3 776 93.2 90.7-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 572 23 3.8 1.7- 8.1 549 96.2 91.9-98.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,449 158 8.5 6.4-11.2 1,291 91.5 88.8-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 221 16.8 13.4-20.8 1,098 83.2 79.2-86.6
College Graduate 2,053 425 18.8 16.2-21.6 1,628 81.2 78.4-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 509 41 6.3 3.9- 9.9 468 93.7 90.1-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 833 88 8.1 5.4-12.1 745 91.9 87.9-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 500 62 11.6 7.6-17.5 438 88.4 82.5-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 640 99 14.7 10.2-20.8 541 85.3 79.2-89.8
$50,000+ 1,989 443 19.9 17.2-23.0 1,546 80.1 77.0-82.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,624 224 11.4 8.9-14.4 1,400 88.6 85.6-91.1
No 3,764 603 13.8 12.0-15.8 3,161 86.2 84.2-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 719 93 10.8 7.7-14.9 626 89.2 85.1-92.3
Non-Veteran 4,690 737 13.5 11.9-15.3 3,953 86.5 84.7-88.1

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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).

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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