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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 768 707 90.8 87.4-93.3 25 4.2 2.4- 7.1 36 5.1 3.4- 7.5
GENDER
Male 298 278 91.0 85.1-94.8 9 4.5 1.9-10.3 11 4.4 2.2- 8.6
Female 470 429 90.5 86.7-93.2 16 3.8 2.1- 6.6 25 5.8 3.7- 8.9
RACE
White 574 552 96.7 94.7-98.0 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3 11 1.7 0.8- 3.3
Other 185 149 77.2 67.6-84.6 13 9.8 4.8-19.1 23 13.0 8.0-20.4
AGE
18-44 379 350 91.2 86.5-94.4 13 4.0 1.8- 8.7 16 4.7 2.8- 7.9
45+ 387 355 89.9 84.8-93.4 12 4.4 2.3- 8.2 20 5.7 3.1-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 156 80.9 73.3-86.7 12 7.0 3.8-12.7 25 12.1 7.7-18.5
Some College + 573 550 94.9 90.7-97.3 12 2.9 1.1- 7.1 11 2.2 1.0- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 261 84.3 78.2-89.0 18 6.3 3.7-10.7 25 9.4 5.8-14.8
$50,000+ 363 359 97.1 90.0-99.2 4 2.9 0.8-10.0 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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