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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,179 500 14.0 12.5-15.6 2,679 86.0 84.4-87.5
-Eastern NC 996 148 11.8 9.4-14.8 848 88.2 85.2-90.6
GENDER
Male 406 45 8.8 5.6-13.7 361 91.2 86.3-94.4
Female 590 103 14.4 11.1-18.5 487 85.6 81.5-88.9
RACE
White 656 113 15.3 11.8-19.6 543 84.7 80.4-88.2
African American 238 24 5.4 3.2- 9.0 214 94.6 91.0-96.8
Other minorities 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 932 145 12.4 9.8-15.6 787 87.6 84.4-90.2
AGE
18-34 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 278 46 14.7 9.5-21.9 232 85.3 78.1-90.5
55-64 241 44 15.3 10.8-21.3 197 84.7 78.7-89.2
65-74 194 39 18.8 13.0-26.4 155 81.2 73.6-87.0
75+ 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 31 8.8 5.4-14.0 294 91.2 86.0-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 294 48 12.5 8.0-18.8 246 87.5 81.2-92.0
College Graduate 267 62 21.6 15.7-28.8 205 78.4 71.2-84.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 114 22 17.2 10.0-27.9 92 82.8 72.1-90.0
$50,000+ 303 74 21.3 15.3-28.7 229 78.7 71.3-84.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 49 15.3 10.3-22.2 239 84.7 77.8-89.7
No 701 99 10.9 8.2-14.3 602 89.1 85.7-91.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 163 18 7.0 3.9-12.2 145 93.0 87.8-96.1
Non-Veteran 832 130 12.6 9.9-16.0 702 87.4 84.0-90.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 803 113 10.7 8.4-13.7 690 89.3 86.3-91.6
No 193 35 17.2 10.1-27.7 158 82.8 72.3-89.9

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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