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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 451 79 16.3 12.4-21.1 372 83.7 78.9-87.6
GENDER
Male 196 26 11.3 7.0-17.6 170 88.7 82.4-93.0
Female 255 53 21.3 15.3-28.9 202 78.7 71.1-84.7
RACE
White 408 74 16.5 12.4-21.6 334 83.5 78.4-87.6
Other minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 116 28 24.1 15.7-35.1 88 75.9 64.9-84.3
55-64 94 18 13.8 7.6-23.9 76 86.2 76.1-92.4
65-74 109 22 17.7 11.0-27.0 87 82.3 73.0-89.0
75+ 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 127 26 20.3 13.2-29.9 101 79.7 70.1-86.8
College Graduate 143 35 24.1 16.3-34.3 108 75.9 65.7-83.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 128 27 19.3 12.0-29.6 101 80.7 70.4-88.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 146 24 14.3 8.7-22.5 122 85.7 77.5-91.3
No 305 55 17.1 12.3-23.2 250 82.9 76.8-87.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 381 66 16.4 12.2-21.8 315 83.6 78.2-87.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 350 60 16.0 11.6-21.5 290 84.0 78.5-88.4
No 101 19 17.7 10.3-28.8 82 82.3 71.2-89.7

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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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