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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-African Americans

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
-African Americans 617 54 5.7 4.0- 7.9 563 94.3 92.1-96.0
GENDER
Male 226 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 391 42 8.2 5.6-11.9 349 91.8 88.1-94.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 607 54 5.7 4.1- 8.0 553 94.3 92.0-95.9
AGE
18-34 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 158 24 14.6 8.9-23.0 134 85.4 77.0-91.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 425 39 5.9 3.9- 8.7 386 94.1 91.3-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 537 47 5.7 4.0- 8.2 490 94.3 91.8-96.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 286 27 5.5 3.5- 8.7 259 94.5 91.3-96.5
No 331 27 5.8 3.5- 9.3 304 94.2 90.7-96.5

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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.

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