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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 420 386 90.4 85.3-93.8 17 6.0 3.1-11.1 17 3.7 2.2- 6.1
GENDER
Male 146 132 88.8 78.6-94.4 11 9.9 4.5-20.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2
Female 274 254 91.9 87.3-94.9 6 2.3 1.0- 5.2 14 5.8 3.3-10.1
RACE
White 356 331 91.1 85.0-94.8 14 6.4 3.1-12.8 11 2.5 1.3- 4.9
Other 62 53 87.2 75.6-93.8 3 4.3 1.2-13.9 6 8.5 3.6-18.8
AGE
18-44 142 127 88.6 79.1-94.1 6 6.6 2.3-17.4 9 4.8 2.4- 9.5
45+ 278 259 92.1 87.1-95.3 11 5.3 2.7-10.4 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 210 88.1 82.3-92.2 12 6.0 3.1-11.2 15 5.9 3.3-10.1
Some College + 183 176 93.2 81.5-97.7 5 5.9 1.7-18.5 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 275 250 88.2 80.8-92.9 13 7.7 3.6-15.5 12 4.2 2.3- 7.6
$50,000+ 88 84 95.6 87.2-98.6 2 2.6 0.5-12.4 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1

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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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