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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all stroke symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,489 2,720 21.6 20.3-22.8 9,769 78.4 77.2-79.7
-Buncombe County 379 89 24.0 19.2-29.6 290 76.0 70.4-80.8
GENDER
Male 136 26 19.2 12.5-28.4 110 80.8 71.6-87.5
Female 243 63 28.0 21.6-35.5 180 72.0 64.5-78.4
RACE
White 348 83 24.8 19.7-30.8 265 75.2 69.2-80.3
Other 28 6 18.7 7.3-40.4 22 81.3 59.6-92.7
AGE
18-44 100 22 20.7 13.3-30.7 78 79.3 69.3-86.7
45+ 278 67 27.1 21.5-33.6 211 72.9 66.4-78.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 15 13.3 7.2-23.1 95 86.7 76.9-92.8
Some College + 266 74 29.1 23.0-36.1 192 70.9 63.9-77.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 32 18.3 12.1-26.6 148 81.7 73.4-87.9
$50,000+ 155 52 33.8 25.8-42.9 103 66.2 57.1-74.2

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*Derived from 6 stroke questions.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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