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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Heart Attack or Stroke+

Which of the following do you think is a symptom of a stroke. For each, tell me yes, no, or you're not sure
Do you think sudden chest pain or discomfort are symptoms of a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,941 1,250 41.5 38.8-44.2 975 32.9 30.4-35.5 716 25.6 23.3-28.1
New Hanover County 200 91 50.8 42.7-58.9 64 27.7 21.5-35.0 45 21.5 15.5-28.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 86 46.4 38.7-54.3 76 38.1 30.8-46.0 36 15.5 11.0-21.4
Cumberland 210 103 55.7 42.6-68.0 58 25.0 17.1-35.2 49 19.3 13.0-27.6
Durham 178 69 47.0 35.3-59.0 66 33.3 24.4-43.5 43 19.8 13.6-27.9
Forsyth 218 88 40.5 32.9-48.5 79 34.6 27.6-42.4 51 24.9 17.8-33.6
Gaston 220 97 48.7 41.3-56.1 65 25.7 20.1-32.3 58 25.6 19.7-32.6
Guilford 208 85 40.0 32.6-48.0 71 33.8 26.7-41.6 52 26.2 19.9-33.6
Mecklenburg 206 80 38.4 31.2-46.0 75 38.1 31.0-45.9 51 23.5 17.7-30.4
Onslow 208 96 46.4 36.7-56.4 67 29.9 22.5-38.5 45 23.7 14.1-36.9
Wake 205 81 40.3 32.7-48.4 74 36.1 28.9-44.1 50 23.6 17.7-30.7
Western NC 289 126 43.8 37.4-50.3 90 31.6 25.9-37.9 73 24.6 19.4-30.7
Piedmont NC 329 126 35.4 29.6-41.8 104 33.9 28.2-40.2 99 30.6 25.2-36.7
Eastern NC 272 122 44.0 36.8-51.4 86 31.0 24.6-38.3 64 25.0 19.1-32.1

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for New Hanover County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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