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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 trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance 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 2,941 2,568 87.8 85.9-89.4 131 4.0 3.1- 5.0 242 8.3 6.8- 9.9
Cumberland County 210 183 88.6 82.2-92.9 13 6.5 3.4-12.0 14 4.9 2.6- 8.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 198 177 90.0 84.6-93.7 11 5.8 3.2-10.6 10 4.2 2.1- 8.2
Durham 178 153 84.6 75.7-90.7 6 4.8 1.6-13.5 19 10.6 6.1-17.7
Forsyth 218 189 86.9 80.4-91.5 9 4.3 2.0- 8.6 20 8.9 5.1-14.9
Gaston 220 191 88.3 82.8-92.1 8 3.0 1.3- 6.7 21 8.8 5.5-13.7
Guilford 208 178 85.9 79.5-90.5 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9 20 10.0 6.1-16.1
Mecklenburg 206 179 87.3 81.6-91.4 12 6.1 3.4-10.7 15 6.7 3.9-11.2
New Hanover 200 173 82.4 74.1-88.4 6 3.3 1.4- 7.8 21 14.3 8.7-22.5
Onslow 208 181 89.6 84.4-93.3 10 3.3 1.6- 6.9 17 7.0 4.2-11.6
Wake 205 177 86.8 80.6-91.3 5 1.6 0.6- 4.2 23 11.5 7.3-17.7
Western NC 289 260 90.3 86.0-93.4 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6 16 5.4 3.2- 9.0
Piedmont NC 329 287 88.3 83.6-91.8 16 3.5 1.9- 6.4 26 8.2 5.2-12.6
Eastern NC 272 240 87.2 81.5-91.4 12 3.7 2.0- 7.0 20 9.0 5.5-14.6

+ 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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