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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 361 335 90.6 84.1-94.7 10 3.8 1.5- 9.4 16 5.5 2.6-11.2
GENDER
Male 132 122 89.5 77.5-95.4 4 5.0 1.2-18.4 6 5.5 2.0-14.4
Female 229 213 91.6 83.0-96.1 6 2.8 1.1- 7.3 10 5.5 1.9-14.9
RACE
White 275 257 92.7 85.4-96.5 7 4.6 1.5-13.4 11 2.7 1.4- 4.9
Other 82 75 87.4 71.6-95.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 5 11.2 4.0-27.7
AGE
18-44 89 83 88.2 73.5-95.3 2 4.2 0.8-19.6 4 7.6 2.5-21.1
45+ 269 249 92.6 88.1-95.5 8 3.6 1.6- 8.0 12 3.8 2.1- 6.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 93 83.3 66.9-92.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.3 7 13.3 5.0-31.0
Some College + 257 242 93.7 86.6-97.2 6 4.0 1.2-12.6 9 2.3 1.1- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 118 84.2 70.2-92.3 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 9 12.3 5.0-27.4
$50,000+ 174 166 94.4 84.0-98.2 3 3.7 0.7-17.2 5 1.9 0.8- 4.7

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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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