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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Heart Attack and Stroke

Do you think sudden trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance 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 12,499 10,855 85.7 84.3-86.9 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,082 9.8 8.7-11.0
-Buncombe County 379 332 86.9 81.5-90.9 19 5.5 3.0-10.0 28 7.5 4.6-12.0
GENDER
Male 136 112 80.3 69.9-87.7 11 9.3 4.4-18.7 13 10.4 5.3-19.1
Female 243 220 92.5 87.5-95.6 8 2.4 1.0- 5.3 15 5.2 2.6-10.0
RACE
White 348 306 87.7 82.4-91.6 15 4.1 2.2- 7.4 27 8.2 5.0-13.1
Other 28 24 79.3 44.5-94.8 3 19.0 4.2-55.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.5
AGE
18-44 100 88 83.9 72.9-91.0 4 6.2 2.1-16.5 8 9.9 4.8-19.3
45+ 278 243 89.6 85.4-92.7 15 5.0 2.9- 8.4 20 5.4 3.3- 8.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 92 82.2 69.3-90.5 8 9.8 3.7-23.7 10 7.9 3.6-16.7
Some College + 266 238 88.8 82.7-92.9 11 3.8 1.9- 7.4 17 7.4 4.0-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 156 84.9 75.6-91.0 11 8.7 3.9-18.2 13 6.4 3.2-12.4
$50,000+ 155 144 94.4 89.8-97.0 5 2.8 1.1- 6.6 6 2.9 1.2- 6.6

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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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