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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 361 346 93.6 87.7-96.8 7 2.5 1.0- 6.3 8 3.9 1.4- 9.9
GENDER
Male 132 125 91.9 82.4-96.5 3 3.9 1.2-12.5 4 4.2 1.3-12.6
Female 229 221 95.1 85.0-98.5 4 1.4 0.4- 4.4 4 3.6 0.7-15.7
RACE
White 275 268 96.9 92.4-98.8 2 1.1 0.2- 5.8 5 2.0 0.7- 5.8
Other 82 77 88.3 72.0-95.7 3 4.3 1.1-15.0 2 7.4 1.8-25.7
AGE
18-44 89 83 89.3 76.6-95.5 3 3.9 1.1-12.6 3 6.8 2.1-20.2
45+ 269 260 97.3 94.2-98.7 4 1.4 0.4- 4.4 5 1.4 0.5- 3.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 94 82.6 66.0-92.1 5 7.4 2.6-19.5 5 10.0 3.0-28.2
Some College + 257 252 98.2 94.5-99.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 3 1.3 0.3- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 122 84.9 70.3-93.0 5 7.0 2.6-17.2 5 8.1 2.3-24.6
$50,000+ 174 172 98.3 92.5-99.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.7 0.4- 7.5

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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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