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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,729 329 18.6 16.2-21.2 1,400 81.4 78.8-83.8
GENDER
Male 729 132 18.1 14.5-22.4 597 81.9 77.6-85.5
Female 1,000 197 19.0 16.1-22.2 803 81.0 77.8-83.9
RACE
White 1,193 262 21.5 18.5-24.8 931 78.5 75.2-81.5
African American 364 55 15.2 10.8-21.0 309 84.8 79.0-89.2
Other minorities 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,578 322 20.0 17.4-22.7 1,256 80.0 77.3-82.6
AGE
18-34 271 39 13.7 9.5-19.6 232 86.3 80.4-90.5
35-54 523 111 21.5 17.4-26.3 412 78.5 73.7-82.6
55-64 348 82 24.0 18.9-30.0 266 76.0 70.0-81.1
65-74 337 73 20.8 16.3-26.2 264 79.2 73.8-83.7
75+ 224 19 10.3 6.2-16.6 205 89.7 83.4-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 438 60 15.8 11.6-21.2 378 84.2 78.8-88.4
Some Post-H.S. 442 95 20.5 15.8-26.2 347 79.5 73.8-84.2
College Graduate 632 165 26.1 22.1-30.6 467 73.9 69.4-77.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 18 12.7 7.1-21.8 150 87.3 78.2-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 294 35 11.0 7.1-16.6 259 89.0 83.4-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 175 32 16.2 10.9-23.4 143 83.8 76.6-89.1
$35,000- 49,999 181 38 14.8 9.7-21.8 143 85.2 78.2-90.3
$50,000+ 560 150 26.9 22.1-32.3 410 73.1 67.7-77.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 466 87 16.2 12.5-20.7 379 83.8 79.3-87.5
No 1,251 241 19.3 16.5-22.4 1,010 80.7 77.6-83.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 202 36 13.7 9.5-19.4 166 86.3 80.6-90.5
Non-Veteran 1,525 293 19.2 16.6-22.0 1,232 80.8 78.0-83.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 550 106 18.3 14.3-23.1 444 81.7 76.9-85.7
No 1,179 223 18.7 15.9-21.9 956 81.3 78.1-84.1

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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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