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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland 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 sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side, are symptoms 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 2,942 2,742 93.3 91.8-94.6 73 2.6 1.9- 3.6 127 4.1 3.1- 5.4
Cumberland County 210 193 93.3 88.0-96.4 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 12 4.5 2.2- 9.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 186 95.6 92.1-97.6 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 7 2.3 1.1- 4.9
Durham 178 159 88.4 81.2-93.1 8 5.4 2.5-11.4 11 6.2 3.1-11.9
Forsyth 218 203 92.4 87.3-95.5 6 2.6 1.2- 5.9 9 5.0 2.5- 9.8
Gaston 220 203 93.6 89.4-96.2 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8 13 5.4 3.0- 9.5
Guilford 208 189 91.3 85.8-94.8 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3 13 6.4 3.4-11.7
Mecklenburg 206 197 93.7 87.9-96.8 4 3.4 1.2- 8.9 5 3.0 1.2- 7.2
New Hanover 200 188 91.4 83.5-95.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 10 8.0 3.7-16.1
Onslow 209 195 94.1 89.8-96.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9
Wake 206 191 92.0 85.7-95.7 6 2.1 0.9- 4.9 9 5.9 2.7-12.4
Western NC 289 274 94.5 90.6-96.8 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1 7 2.1 1.0- 4.5
Piedmont NC 329 307 93.9 90.0-96.4 7 1.9 0.8- 4.4 15 4.2 2.2- 7.9
Eastern NC 271 257 93.4 88.1-96.4 8 3.3 1.5- 7.3 6 3.3 1.3- 8.3

+ 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 Cumberland 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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