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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 450 96 20.3 15.7-25.7 354 79.7 74.3-84.3
GENDER
Male 195 42 19.4 13.3-27.4 153 80.6 72.6-86.7
Female 255 54 21.2 15.0-29.1 201 78.8 70.9-85.0
RACE
White 407 93 22.0 17.0-27.8 314 78.0 72.2-83.0
Other minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 109 19 14.9 8.9-23.8 90 85.1 76.2-91.1
75+ 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 127 27 22.6 14.3-33.7 100 77.4 66.3-85.7
College Graduate 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 145 24 14.0 8.0-23.5 121 86.0 76.5-92.0
No 305 72 22.9 17.3-29.7 233 77.1 70.3-82.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 380 82 20.5 15.7-26.4 298 79.5 73.6-84.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 349 73 19.9 14.8-26.2 276 80.1 73.8-85.2
No 101 23 22.1 13.7-33.7 78 77.9 66.3-86.3

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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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