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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had a stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,682 284 3.7 3.2- 4.2 6,398 96.3 95.8-96.8
GENDER
Male 2,862 110 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,752 96.5 95.6-97.2
Female 3,820 174 3.8 3.2- 4.5 3,646 96.2 95.5-96.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,482 200 3.9 3.3- 4.6 4,282 96.1 95.4-96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,305 68 4.8 3.5- 6.3 1,237 95.2 93.7-96.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** 86 94.2 86.7-97.6
Non-Hispanic Other 216 *** *** *** 209 98.7 97.1-99.5
Hispanic 494 *** *** *** 491 99.8 99.3-99.9
AGE
18-34 1,260 *** *** *** 1,258 99.9 99.3- 100
35-44 937 15 1.6 0.9- 2.7 922 98.4 97.3-99.1
45-54 1,164 36 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,128 96.8 95.3-97.8
55-64 1,334 67 5.8 4.3- 7.7 1,267 94.2 92.3-95.7
65-74 1,137 70 6.6 5.0- 8.6 1,067 93.4 91.4-95.0
75+ 757 90 13.8 10.8-17.5 667 86.2 82.5-89.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 56 6.9 5.0- 9.3 660 93.1 90.7-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,863 96 4.2 3.3- 5.3 1,767 95.8 94.7-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,840 82 3.5 2.7- 4.4 1,758 96.5 95.6-97.3
College Graduate 2,233 50 1.5 1.1- 2.0 2,183 98.5 98.0-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 656 58 7.7 5.6-10.6 598 92.3 89.4-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,101 64 6.0 4.5- 8.1 1,037 94.0 91.9-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 584 29 4.1 2.7- 6.3 555 95.9 93.7-97.3
$35,000- 49,999 745 21 2.4 1.5- 4.0 724 97.6 96.0-98.5
$50,000-74,999 816 18 1.5 0.9- 2.6 798 98.5 97.4-99.1
$75,000+ 1,424 25 1.3 0.9- 2.0 1,399 98.7 98.0-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,752 182 10.0 8.4-11.9 1,570 90.0 88.1-91.6
No 4,788 100 1.7 1.4- 2.2 4,688 98.3 97.8-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 900 52 5.8 4.2- 8.1 848 94.2 91.9-95.8
Non-Veteran 5,762 231 3.4 2.9- 3.9 5,531 96.6 96.1-97.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,972 53 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,919 97.4 96.4-98.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,447 66 3.5 2.6- 4.5 1,381 96.5 95.5-97.4
Rural 3,263 165 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,098 95.4 94.4-96.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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