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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 3,172 631 18.9 17.1-20.8 2,541 81.1 79.2-82.9
-Eastern NC 993 206 18.9 15.8-22.5 787 81.1 77.5-84.2
GENDER
Male 404 75 17.6 13.0-23.4 329 82.4 76.6-87.0
Female 589 131 20.0 16.0-24.8 458 80.0 75.2-84.0
RACE
White 653 164 23.2 19.0-28.1 489 76.8 71.9-81.0
African American 238 30 10.5 6.3-16.9 208 89.5 83.1-93.7
Other minorities 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 929 200 19.6 16.3-23.4 729 80.4 76.6-83.7
AGE
18-34 154 24 14.3 9.2-21.4 130 85.7 78.6-90.8
35-54 278 59 22.2 16.0-29.9 219 77.8 70.1-84.0
55-64 241 65 25.7 19.3-33.4 176 74.3 66.6-80.7
65-74 193 48 20.1 14.4-27.2 145 79.9 72.8-85.6
75+ 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 51 15.5 11.0-21.5 274 84.5 78.5-89.0
Some Post-H.S. 292 60 20.7 14.9-28.2 232 79.3 71.8-85.1
College Graduate 266 87 31.4 24.2-39.7 179 68.6 60.3-75.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 176 17 8.2 4.5-14.3 159 91.8 85.7-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 28 22.8 14.2-34.5 85 77.2 65.5-85.8
$50,000+ 302 104 31.7 24.7-39.6 198 68.3 60.4-75.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 288 60 17.8 12.8-24.2 228 82.2 75.8-87.2
No 698 145 19.4 15.6-23.7 553 80.6 76.3-84.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 161 30 13.0 8.0-20.4 131 87.0 79.6-92.0
Non-Veteran 831 176 19.9 16.4-23.9 655 80.1 76.1-83.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 800 166 18.8 15.5-22.6 634 81.2 77.4-84.5
No 193 40 19.6 12.0-30.3 153 80.4 69.7-88.0

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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 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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