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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Heart Attack and Stroke

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 15,246 14,091 90.8 90.0-91.5 419 3.2 2.8- 3.7 736 6.0 5.4- 6.6
-Catawba County 399 371 91.5 86.5-94.8 12 3.5 1.5- 8.1 16 4.9 2.7- 8.8
GENDER
Male 153 142 91.1 83.5-95.4 4 2.8 1.0- 7.3 7 6.2 2.6-13.8
Female 246 229 91.9 84.1-96.1 8 4.2 1.2-13.2 9 3.9 1.7- 8.5
RACE
White 356 336 93.3 88.0-96.4 10 3.9 1.6- 9.2 10 2.8 1.2- 6.2
Other 42 35 81.1 62.4-91.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 6 18.2 7.8-37.1
AGE
18-44 149 136 89.2 80.2-94.4 5 4.2 1.2-13.6 8 6.5 3.0-13.6
45+ 247 232 94.2 90.1-96.7 7 2.7 1.2- 6.1 8 3.1 1.4- 6.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 206 186 90.2 84.0-94.2 7 2.7 1.2- 6.2 13 7.0 3.6-13.1
Some College + 193 185 92.9 83.0-97.3 5 4.4 1.2-15.1 3 2.7 0.7- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 228 92.7 87.1-96.0 9 3.2 1.5- 6.5 7 4.2 1.7- 9.9
$50,000+ 96 92 94.0 83.1-98.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 3 5.1 1.5-16.6

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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