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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide +

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%)
All Participants 64,082 54,881 86.1 85.7-86.5 2,909 4.7 4.4- 4.9 6,292 9.2 8.9- 9.6
Alabama 2,772 2,424 87.8 86.3-89.1 170 5.9 5.0- 6.9 178 6.4 5.4- 7.5
Arkansas 2,832 2,413 84.4 82.7-85.9 119 4.7 3.8- 5.8 300 10.9 9.7-12.3
Colorado 2,009 1,734 85.7 83.8-87.3 77 4.4 3.4- 5.5 198 10.0 8.6-11.6
Connecticut 7,529 6,277 82.3 81.2-83.4 409 5.8 5.2- 6.5 843 11.9 11.0-12.8
Hawaii 4,494 3,857 84.8 83.3-86.2 182 4.5 3.7- 5.4 455 10.7 9.5-12.0
Louisiana 4,794 3,943 82.3 81.1-83.5 305 6.6 5.8- 7.4 546 11.1 10.2-12.2
Maine 2,376 1,996 84.8 83.1-86.3 136 5.5 4.6- 6.6 244 9.7 8.5-11.1
Minnesota 3,929 3,555 90.7 89.6-91.6 102 2.4 1.9- 2.9 272 7.0 6.1- 8.0
Montana 3,334 2,930 89.0 87.6-90.3 105 2.9 2.3- 3.7 299 8.1 6.9- 9.4
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
Ohio 3,322 2,826 84.7 83.1-86.2 182 5.5 4.5- 6.7 314 9.8 8.7-11.1
South Carolina 3,030 2,526 81.9 80.2-83.6 160 6.4 5.3- 7.6 344 11.7 10.4-13.1
Tennessee 2,725 2,244 83.3 81.6-84.8 169 5.8 4.9- 6.9 312 10.9 9.6-12.3
Utah 3,596 3,136 86.7 85.2-88.1 104 3.0 2.3- 3.8 356 10.3 9.1-11.7
Virginia 2,858 2,505 87.5 86.0-88.9 121 4.2 3.5- 5.1 232 8.3 7.1- 9.6
West Virginia 3,039 2,723 90.0 88.8-91.2 79 2.4 1.9- 3.1 237 7.5 6.5- 8.6
Wisconsin 3,346 2,992 90.0 88.7-91.1 115 3.0 2.5- 3.7 239 7.0 6.0- 8.1
Wyoming 2,996 2,625 87.3 85.8-88.5 89 3.1 2.4- 3.9 282 9.7 8.6-11.0
Virgin Islands 2,160 1,607 73.3 70.9-75.7 154 7.0 5.8- 8.5 399 19.6 17.5-21.9

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

#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.

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