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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,129 53 3.8 2.7- 5.4 1,076 96.2 94.6-97.3
GENDER
Male 499 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 630 37 4.4 2.9- 6.6 593 95.6 93.4-97.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 968 44 3.9 2.7- 5.6 924 96.1 94.4-97.3
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 255 20 8.1 4.7-13.8 235 91.9 86.2-95.3
75+ 160 17 9.9 5.5-17.2 143 90.1 82.8-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 317 17 5.1 2.9- 9.0 300 94.9 91.0-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 313 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 376 15 1.9 1.1- 3.3 361 98.1 96.7-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 32 8.5 5.5-13.0 322 91.5 87.0-94.5
No 755 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2 734 98.1 96.8-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 968 45 3.6 2.5- 5.2 923 96.4 94.8-97.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 867 43 4.4 3.0- 6.4 824 95.6 93.6-97.0

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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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