SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

You had a stroke?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,871 528 3.2 2.8- 3.5 11,343 96.8 96.5-97.2
-Piedmont NC 6,347 258 2.9 2.4- 3.3 6,089 97.1 96.7-97.6
GENDER
Male 2,515 116 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,399 96.7 95.8-97.4
Female 3,832 142 2.4 2.0- 3.0 3,690 97.6 97.0-98.0
RACE
White 4,605 193 2.8 2.3- 3.3 4,412 97.2 96.7-97.7
African American 1,191 50 3.6 2.5- 5.1 1,141 96.4 94.9-97.5
Other minorities 492 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 413 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,911 250 3.0 2.5- 3.5 5,661 97.0 96.5-97.5
AGE
18-34 1,165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 2,094 43 1.9 1.3- 2.7 2,051 98.1 97.3-98.7
55-64 1,183 61 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1,122 95.3 93.6-96.6
65-74 1,037 70 7.0 5.2- 9.4 967 93.0 90.6-94.8
75+ 801 75 8.0 6.1-10.2 726 92.0 89.8-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 775 52 5.1 3.5- 7.4 723 94.9 92.6-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,746 79 2.9 2.3- 3.8 1,667 97.1 96.2-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,701 64 2.4 1.8- 3.2 1,637 97.6 96.8-98.2
College Graduate 2,101 62 1.9 1.4- 2.6 2,039 98.1 97.4-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 58 7.1 5.0-10.1 636 92.9 89.9-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 66 3.8 2.9- 5.1 990 96.2 94.9-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 654 20 1.8 1.1- 3.0 634 98.2 97.0-98.9
$35,000- 49,999 766 23 2.5 1.6- 4.1 743 97.5 95.9-98.4
$50,000+ 2,077 35 1.3 0.9- 2.0 2,042 98.7 98.0-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,572 166 8.5 7.1-10.3 1,406 91.5 89.7-92.9
No 4,710 89 1.4 1.1- 1.9 4,621 98.6 98.1-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 772 47 4.5 3.2- 6.2 725 95.5 93.8-96.8
Non-Veteran 5,572 211 2.7 2.2- 3.2 5,361 97.3 96.8-97.8

Back to Chronic Health Conditions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 02AUG13.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook