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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,403 1,267 21.3 19.4-23.2 4,136 78.7 76.8-80.6
GENDER
Male 1,978 416 20.3 17.4-23.5 1,562 79.7 76.5-82.6
Female 3,425 851 22.1 19.9-24.6 2,574 77.9 75.4-80.1
RACE
White 4,259 1,116 26.7 24.3-29.2 3,143 73.3 70.8-75.7
African American 843 114 10.8 8.0-14.3 729 89.2 85.7-92.0
Other minorities 268 33 4.4 2.8- 6.8 235 95.6 93.2-97.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 190 21 5.0 2.9- 8.7 169 95.0 91.3-97.1
Non-Hispanic 5,200 1,245 22.4 20.4-24.4 3,955 77.6 75.6-79.6
AGE
18-34 444 90 17.6 13.6-22.5 354 82.4 77.5-86.4
35-54 1,798 522 26.4 23.4-29.7 1,276 73.6 70.3-76.6
55-64 1,182 341 24.0 20.8-27.5 841 76.0 72.5-79.2
65-74 1,072 213 16.8 14.0-20.0 859 83.2 80.0-86.0
75+ 849 91 9.3 6.9-12.4 758 90.7 87.6-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 570 39 6.5 3.8-10.9 531 93.5 89.1-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,447 229 14.5 11.3-18.3 1,218 85.5 81.7-88.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,315 317 22.5 19.0-26.5 998 77.5 73.5-81.0
College Graduate 2,052 681 34.4 30.9-38.0 1,371 65.6 62.0-69.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 509 56 8.5 5.4-13.3 453 91.5 86.7-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 832 115 10.9 7.7-15.3 717 89.1 84.7-92.3
$25,000- 34,999 499 81 19.2 13.1-27.4 418 80.8 72.6-86.9
$35,000- 49,999 638 170 25.7 20.0-32.3 468 74.3 67.7-80.0
$50,000+ 1,987 689 31.8 28.5-35.3 1,298 68.2 64.7-71.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,620 331 19.0 16.0-22.5 1,289 81.0 77.5-84.0
No 3,760 931 22.0 19.8-24.4 2,829 78.0 75.6-80.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 718 134 16.4 12.4-21.4 584 83.6 78.6-87.6
Non-Veteran 4,682 1,133 21.9 19.9-24.0 3,549 78.1 76.0-80.1

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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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