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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 8,844 469 3.7 3.2- 4.2 8,375 96.3 95.8-96.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 287 20 4.0 2.3- 7.0 267 96.0 93.0-97.7
Cumberland 386 27 4.3 2.5- 7.2 359 95.7 92.8-97.5
Durham 350 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 351 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 307 23 3.6 2.1- 6.0 284 96.4 94.0-97.9
Guilford 375 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 500 18 2.7 1.5- 4.6 482 97.3 95.4-98.5
New Hanover 323 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 504 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,688 155 3.7 3.0- 4.6 2,533 96.3 95.4-97.0
Piedmont 5,157 255 3.4 2.9- 4.1 4,902 96.6 95.9-97.1
Western NC 999 59 4.6 3.2- 6.6 940 95.4 93.4-96.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 714 43 4.0 2.5- 6.4 671 96.0 93.6-97.5
Northwest 1,438 80 4.5 3.3- 6.1 1,358 95.5 93.9-96.7
Charlotte 1,529 88 3.3 2.4- 4.4 1,441 96.7 95.6-97.6
Greensboro 1,088 47 3.6 2.4- 5.3 1,041 96.4 94.7-97.6
Southern Regional 1,246 71 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,175 95.9 94.2-97.1
Southeast 554 25 2.7 1.6- 4.5 529 97.3 95.5-98.4
Wake 1,333 57 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,276 96.9 95.5-97.9
Area L & Eastern 942 58 3.9 2.8- 5.3 884 96.1 94.7-97.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

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