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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,732 273 14.6 12.6-16.8 1,459 85.4 83.2-87.4
GENDER
Male 731 99 11.4 9.0-14.3 632 88.6 85.7-91.0
Female 1,001 174 17.5 14.5-20.9 827 82.5 79.1-85.5
RACE
White 1,192 231 18.2 15.6-21.2 961 81.8 78.8-84.4
African American 368 29 5.8 3.7- 9.0 339 94.2 91.0-96.3
Other minorities 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,581 267 15.8 13.6-18.2 1,314 84.2 81.8-86.4
AGE
18-34 273 31 10.4 6.9-15.5 242 89.6 84.5-93.1
35-54 523 73 13.5 10.4-17.4 450 86.5 82.6-89.6
55-64 350 74 23.6 18.5-29.6 276 76.4 70.4-81.5
65-74 338 63 18.7 14.3-24.1 275 81.3 75.9-85.7
75+ 224 27 12.3 7.9-18.6 197 87.7 81.4-92.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 17 7.1 4.1-12.0 191 92.9 88.0-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 440 59 11.7 8.6-15.8 381 88.3 84.2-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 444 73 15.1 11.2-20.0 371 84.9 80.0-88.8
College Graduate 632 124 21.1 17.3-25.6 508 78.9 74.4-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 295 33 9.7 6.5-14.3 262 90.3 85.7-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 176 24 11.2 6.9-17.5 152 88.8 82.5-93.1
$35,000- 49,999 182 25 9.7 5.8-15.7 157 90.3 84.3-94.2
$50,000+ 560 130 22.9 18.6-27.8 430 77.1 72.2-81.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 76 16.0 12.2-20.7 392 84.0 79.3-87.8
No 1,253 195 14.1 11.8-16.7 1,058 85.9 83.3-88.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 31 13.2 8.7-19.5 171 86.8 80.5-91.3
Non-Veteran 1,528 242 14.7 12.6-17.2 1,286 85.3 82.8-87.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 549 106 17.6 14.0-21.8 443 82.4 78.2-86.0
No 1,183 167 13.1 10.8-15.8 1,016 86.9 84.2-89.2

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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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