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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 398 353 76.9 67.4-84.2 9 4.3 2.0- 9.0 36 18.8 11.9-28.6
GENDER
Male 160 137 72.9 60.9-82.3 7 7.6 3.2-16.7 16 19.5 11.3-31.6
Female 238 216 80.6 64.4-90.5 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 20 18.2 8.5-34.8
RACE
White 249 228 84.7 74.6-91.2 3 3.2 0.8-11.4 18 12.1 6.4-21.8
Other 145 124 75.4 63.2-84.5 5 5.3 2.0-13.5 16 19.4 11.1-31.6
AGE
18-44 132 110 68.1 53.9-79.6 3 3.6 1.1-11.1 19 28.3 17.1-43.0
45+ 261 241 89.5 81.8-94.2 4 4.3 1.3-13.1 16 6.2 3.3-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 80 56.9 39.8-72.5 6 8.9 3.5-20.7 17 34.3 19.1-53.4
Some College + 294 272 88.1 80.2-93.2 3 1.7 0.4- 6.3 19 10.1 5.5-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 137 65.2 48.8-78.7 6 7.5 3.0-17.7 15 27.2 14.4-45.5
$50,000+ 191 178 88.4 78.4-94.1 2 2.0 0.4- 9.2 11 9.6 4.5-19.5

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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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