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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,751 395 19.8 17.0-22.8 1,356 80.2 77.2-83.0
GENDER
Male 658 151 20.3 15.8-25.7 507 79.7 74.3-84.2
Female 1,093 244 19.2 16.3-22.6 849 80.8 77.4-83.7
RACE
White 1,623 377 20.4 17.5-23.5 1,246 79.6 76.5-82.5
Other minorities 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,709 390 20.4 17.6-23.6 1,319 79.6 76.4-82.4
AGE
18-34 122 21 19.5 11.8-30.4 101 80.5 69.6-88.2
35-54 479 115 19.7 16.0-24.0 364 80.3 76.0-84.0
55-64 433 140 29.5 24.7-34.8 293 70.5 65.2-75.3
65-74 397 81 16.5 13.0-20.8 316 83.5 79.2-87.0
75+ 304 34 8.3 5.7-12.0 270 91.7 88.0-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 11 3.9 2.0- 7.6 227 96.1 92.4-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 522 92 21.2 15.5-28.1 430 78.8 71.9-84.5
Some Post-H.S. 464 107 21.2 15.9-27.8 357 78.8 72.2-84.1
College Graduate 525 185 32.3 27.2-37.8 340 67.7 62.2-72.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 30 8.2 5.0-13.1 219 91.8 86.9-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 334 50 16.0 10.6-23.5 284 84.0 76.5-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 219 37 15.1 10.2-21.8 182 84.9 78.2-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 213 66 30.2 21.1-41.2 147 69.8 58.8-78.9
$50,000+ 438 158 30.4 24.2-37.5 280 69.6 62.5-75.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 646 125 15.7 12.6-19.5 521 84.3 80.5-87.4
No 1,099 270 21.9 18.2-26.1 829 78.1 73.9-81.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 254 53 19.1 13.4-26.4 201 80.9 73.6-86.6
Non-Veteran 1,497 342 19.9 16.9-23.2 1,155 80.1 76.8-83.1

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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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