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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,508 533 3.1 2.7- 3.6 10,975 96.9 96.4-97.3
-Western NC 1,954 109 4.4 3.3- 5.9 1,845 95.6 94.1-96.7
GENDER
Male 745 40 4.9 3.0- 7.9 705 95.1 92.1-97.0
Female 1,209 69 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,140 96.1 94.7-97.1
RACE
White 1,795 94 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,701 95.9 94.4-97.0
Other minorities 147 14 7.2 3.1-15.8 133 92.8 84.2-96.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,900 106 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,794 95.4 93.9-96.6
AGE
18-34 165 *** *** *** 165 100 98.2- 100
35-54 552 17 4.4 2.2- 8.7 535 95.6 91.3-97.8
55-64 463 26 5.3 3.0- 9.1 437 94.7 90.9-97.0
65-74 423 36 9.3 6.4-13.3 387 90.7 86.7-93.6
75+ 333 28 7.0 4.6-10.4 305 93.0 89.6-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 25 10.7 6.2-17.8 257 89.3 82.2-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 584 33 3.2 2.1- 4.8 551 96.8 95.2-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 514 31 3.6 2.1- 6.0 483 96.4 94.0-97.9
College Graduate 572 20 1.8 1.1- 3.0 552 98.2 97.0-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 42 11.5 7.3-17.7 256 88.5 82.3-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 376 25 4.6 2.5- 8.2 351 95.4 91.8-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 235 *** *** *** 230 98.7 96.7-99.5
$35,000- 49,999 232 11 4.7 1.9-11.4 221 95.3 88.6-98.1
$50,000+ 470 *** *** *** 462 99.3 98.4-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 688 72 10.3 7.2-14.6 616 89.7 85.4-92.8
No 1,182 26 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1,156 98.5 97.3-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 273 20 5.8 3.3-10.1 253 94.2 89.9-96.7
Non-Veteran 1,681 89 4.2 3.0- 5.9 1,592 95.8 94.1-97.0

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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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