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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,755 288 13.5 11.4-15.9 1,467 86.5 84.1-88.6
GENDER
Male 658 88 10.2 7.4-13.9 570 89.8 86.1-92.6
Female 1,097 200 16.6 13.8-20.0 897 83.4 80.0-86.2
RACE
White 1,627 277 13.9 11.8-16.3 1,350 86.1 83.7-88.2
Other minorities 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,714 282 13.9 11.7-16.4 1,432 86.1 83.6-88.3
AGE
18-34 122 19 11.1 6.0-19.6 103 88.9 80.4-94.0
35-54 481 91 14.5 11.4-18.3 390 85.5 81.7-88.6
55-64 433 87 18.3 14.6-22.6 346 81.7 77.4-85.4
65-74 397 61 14.3 10.1-19.9 336 85.7 80.1-89.9
75+ 306 28 7.6 5.0-11.5 278 92.4 88.5-95.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 18 5.8 3.2-10.4 222 94.2 89.6-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 522 58 12.1 7.8-18.3 464 87.9 81.7-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 465 90 14.7 11.1-19.3 375 85.3 80.7-88.9
College Graduate 526 122 21.8 17.7-26.6 404 78.2 73.4-82.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 250 29 9.9 5.2-18.1 221 90.1 81.9-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 334 47 13.2 8.3-20.3 287 86.8 79.7-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 218 26 9.3 6.0-14.1 192 90.7 85.9-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 213 46 21.0 13.5-31.1 167 79.0 68.9-86.5
$50,000+ 439 104 19.0 14.8-24.1 335 81.0 75.9-85.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 648 98 12.2 9.6-15.5 550 87.8 84.5-90.4
No 1,101 190 14.2 11.4-17.6 911 85.8 82.4-88.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 254 30 10.6 6.5-16.9 224 89.4 83.1-93.5
Non-Veteran 1,501 258 13.9 11.6-16.5 1,243 86.1 83.5-88.4

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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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