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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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

(Ever told) you had a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,871 528 3.2 2.8- 3.5 11,343 96.8 96.5-97.2
-Western NC 1,614 67 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,547 97.4 96.4-98.1
GENDER
Male 621 28 2.8 1.8- 4.5 593 97.2 95.5-98.2
Female 993 39 2.5 1.7- 3.6 954 97.5 96.4-98.3
RACE
White 1,308 54 2.5 1.8- 3.4 1,254 97.5 96.6-98.2
Other minorities 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** 70 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,537 66 2.7 2.0- 3.7 1,471 97.3 96.3-98.0
AGE
18-34 236 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 415 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 356 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 353 20 5.5 3.3- 9.0 333 94.5 91.0-96.7
75+ 240 29 10.9 7.0-16.7 211 89.1 83.3-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 17 4.0 2.3- 7.2 199 96.0 92.8-97.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 411 18 2.4 1.4- 4.2 393 97.6 95.8-98.6
College Graduate 477 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 20 4.7 2.8- 7.8 218 95.3 92.2-97.2
$15,000- 24,999 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 422 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 469 44 7.1 5.0-10.1 425 92.9 89.9-95.0
No 1,127 22 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,105 98.8 97.9-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,426 56 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,370 97.5 96.5-98.2

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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.

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