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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 409 388 95.1 92.2-96.9 7 1.4 0.6- 2.9 14 3.6 2.0- 6.3
GENDER
Male 143 132 94.1 88.8-97.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 8 4.9 2.3-10.2
Female 266 256 96.1 92.7-97.9 4 1.7 0.6- 4.5 6 2.2 1.0- 5.1
RACE
White 254 242 95.1 91.0-97.4 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 9 4.0 1.9- 8.2
Other 152 143 94.9 90.1-97.4 4 2.2 0.8- 5.8 5 2.9 1.2- 7.3
AGE
18-44 198 187 95.4 91.2-97.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.3 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0
45+ 208 198 94.5 89.7-97.1 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 8 4.8 2.4- 9.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 129 92.0 86.1-95.5 5 2.9 1.1- 7.0 8 5.1 2.5-10.4
Some College + 266 258 96.8 93.0-98.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 6 2.7 1.1- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 228 215 94.6 90.1-97.1 5 1.8 0.7- 4.3 8 3.7 1.6- 8.1
$50,000+ 142 138 97.2 92.6-99.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5

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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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