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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 severe headache with no known cause is a symptom 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 2,018 68.4 65.7-70.9 342 11.5 9.9-13.4 581 20.1 17.9-22.4
New Hanover County 200 138 66.3 57.9-73.8 16 9.5 5.5-15.9 46 24.2 17.6-32.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 143 70.2 62.3-77.0 26 14.5 9.6-21.2 29 15.3 10.2-22.3
Cumberland 210 146 72.4 62.3-80.7 21 9.8 5.6-16.6 43 17.8 11.9-25.7
Durham 178 116 59.1 46.0-71.0 26 14.9 9.2-23.4 36 26.0 14.4-42.2
Forsyth 218 150 69.8 62.3-76.4 29 12.9 8.7-18.8 39 17.3 12.3-23.7
Gaston 220 146 67.0 59.7-73.6 24 11.1 7.1-17.1 50 21.9 16.5-28.4
Guilford 208 149 71.4 63.6-78.0 15 6.1 3.5-10.4 44 22.5 16.4-30.1
Mecklenburg 206 142 68.5 61.0-75.1 26 13.1 8.8-19.1 38 18.4 13.2-25.1
Onslow 208 134 64.1 52.7-74.0 34 14.5 9.8-20.9 40 21.5 12.1-35.2
Wake 205 142 70.4 62.9-76.9 19 6.8 4.1-11.0 44 22.8 16.9-30.1
Western NC 289 200 70.6 64.5-76.1 34 11.1 7.7-15.9 55 18.2 13.8-23.6
Piedmont NC 329 225 69.1 62.9-74.6 37 11.0 7.6-15.7 67 19.9 15.3-25.5
Eastern NC 272 187 65.4 57.7-72.3 35 14.3 9.9-20.4 50 20.3 14.5-27.6

+ 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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