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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 351 330 93.0 88.6-95.8 8 3.1 1.4- 6.7 13 3.9 2.0- 7.5
GENDER
Male 138 129 92.1 84.2-96.2 6 4.7 1.9-11.5 3 3.2 0.9-10.4
Female 213 201 93.9 88.7-96.8 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5 10 4.8 2.3- 9.6
RACE
White 294 284 97.9 95.9-99.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Other 55 44 73.9 57.7-85.5 5 12.1 4.8-27.3 6 14.0 6.0-29.3
AGE
18-44 155 143 91.6 84.8-95.5 5 3.7 1.5- 9.3 7 4.7 2.0-10.7
45+ 192 183 94.7 88.1-97.8 3 2.3 0.5- 9.8 6 3.0 1.1- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 131 86.0 76.6-92.0 6 5.6 2.1-13.9 11 8.4 4.1-16.6
Some College + 202 198 97.9 94.3-99.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 155 89.9 81.1-94.8 4 3.7 1.1-11.8 8 6.4 2.8-14.0
$50,000+ 139 137 98.3 93.5-99.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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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