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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 398 372 85.4 75.8-91.6 11 8.3 3.4-19.1 15 6.3 3.4-11.6
GENDER
Male 160 147 82.6 71.4-90.0 6 7.5 3.0-17.2 7 9.9 4.6-20.2
Female 238 225 88.0 69.2-96.0 5 9.1 2.1-31.6 8 2.9 1.2- 6.8
RACE
White 249 240 95.2 88.4-98.1 4 3.6 1.1-11.3 5 1.2 0.4- 3.4
Other 145 129 82.0 71.1-89.3 6 6.3 2.5-15.0 10 11.8 6.0-21.8
AGE
18-44 132 116 77.8 62.8-87.9 8 12.9 4.8-30.4 8 9.3 4.5-18.4
45+ 261 251 95.3 89.8-97.9 3 2.3 0.6- 8.8 7 2.4 1.0- 5.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 86 66.6 47.7-81.3 7 19.2 7.0-42.8 10 14.2 6.8-27.3
Some College + 294 285 96.0 90.2-98.4 4 2.2 0.6- 8.1 5 1.9 0.5- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 143 72.4 54.9-84.9 7 16.3 5.9-37.6 8 11.3 5.3-22.7
$50,000+ 191 187 95.5 86.5-98.6 2 2.4 0.4-12.4 2 2.2 0.5- 9.3

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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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