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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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 7,266 366 3.7 3.3- 4.2 6,900 96.3 95.8-96.7
-Western NC 1,006 54 3.5 2.6- 4.7 952 96.5 95.3-97.4
GENDER
Male 428 29 3.9 2.5- 5.9 399 96.1 94.1-97.5
Female 578 25 3.2 2.1- 4.9 553 96.8 95.1-97.9
RACE
White 911 49 3.4 2.5- 4.7 862 96.6 95.3-97.5
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 244 23 8.3 5.3-12.7 221 91.7 87.3-94.7
75+ 168 17 8.8 5.3-14.2 151 91.2 85.8-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 13 5.5 3.0- 9.8 123 94.5 90.2-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 294 14 3.1 1.8- 5.3 280 96.9 94.7-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 264 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 305 14 2.9 1.7- 5.1 291 97.1 94.9-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 13 7.0 3.9-12.2 106 93.0 87.8-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 189 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 306 31 7.2 4.9-10.4 275 92.8 89.6-95.1
No 679 21 2.0 1.2- 3.3 658 98.0 96.7-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 855 43 3.4 2.4- 4.6 812 96.6 95.4-97.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 826 45 3.6 2.6- 5.0 781 96.4 95.0-97.4
No 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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