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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 12,514 11,843 93.5 92.5-94.4 193 2.3 1.8- 3.0 478 4.2 3.5- 5.0
-Buncombe County 380 367 97.5 95.2-98.7 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5 7 1.4 0.5- 3.8
GENDER
Male 137 131 96.1 90.7-98.4 3 1.6 0.5- 4.9 3 2.3 0.7- 8.1
Female 243 236 98.7 97.2-99.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.7
RACE
White 348 336 97.5 95.0-98.8 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2 7 1.6 0.6- 4.2
Other 29 28 96.8 79.7-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 101 99 98.5 92.3-99.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
45+ 278 267 96.6 93.6-98.2 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 107 96.7 88.5-99.1 2 1.1 0.2- 4.6 2 2.3 0.4-12.4
Some College + 266 257 97.8 95.5-98.9 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 175 97.7 94.5-99.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 4 1.4 0.5- 4.3
$50,000+ 155 152 98.6 95.7-99.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 0 0.0 . - .

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^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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