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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 6,682 284 3.7 3.2- 4.2 6,398 96.3 95.8-96.8
-Piedmont 3,357 121 3.3 2.7- 4.1 3,236 96.7 95.9-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,433 49 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,384 96.8 95.5-97.7
Female 1,924 72 3.4 2.6- 4.4 1,852 96.6 95.6-97.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,161 90 3.7 2.9- 4.7 2,071 96.3 95.3-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 693 27 4.3 2.7- 6.6 666 95.7 93.4-97.3
Other 450 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 690 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 518 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 628 15 2.4 1.4- 4.2 613 97.6 95.8-98.6
55-64 609 31 6.0 4.0- 9.1 578 94.0 90.9-96.0
65-74 515 29 5.6 3.6- 8.4 486 94.4 91.6-96.4
75+ 343 38 14.1 9.8-19.8 305 85.9 80.2-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 347 29 7.6 5.0-11.5 318 92.4 88.5-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 839 40 3.7 2.6- 5.3 799 96.3 94.7-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 872 36 3.3 2.3- 4.8 836 96.7 95.2-97.7
College Graduate 1,279 16 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,263 99.1 98.5-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 26 8.1 5.1-12.6 271 91.9 87.4-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 504 32 7.0 4.6-10.5 472 93.0 89.5-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 284 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 356 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 390 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 833 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 743 74 10.1 7.7-13.2 669 89.9 86.8-92.3
No 2,545 46 1.6 1.1- 2.2 2,499 98.4 97.8-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 25 6.8 4.2-10.9 350 93.2 89.1-95.8
Non-Veteran 2,969 96 2.9 2.3- 3.7 2,873 97.1 96.3-97.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,805 49 2.7 1.9- 3.8 1,756 97.3 96.2-98.1
Regional City or Suburban 889 42 3.8 2.7- 5.2 847 96.2 94.8-97.3
Rural 663 30 4.4 2.9- 6.7 633 95.6 93.3-97.1

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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.

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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