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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Heart Attack and Stroke

Identified all stroke symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,489 2,720 21.6 20.3-22.8 9,769 78.4 77.2-79.7
-Gaston County 325 54 20.7 15.1-27.7 271 79.3 72.3-84.9
GENDER
Male 121 21 21.6 12.6-34.6 100 78.4 65.4-87.4
Female 204 33 20.0 13.8-28.0 171 80.0 72.0-86.2
RACE
White 278 51 22.0 16.3-29.0 227 78.0 71.0-83.7
Other 47 3 14.7 3.2-47.2 44 85.3 52.8-96.8
AGE
18-44 87 19 24.3 14.5-37.8 68 75.7 62.2-85.5
45+ 234 34 17.7 12.5-24.4 200 82.3 75.6-87.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 16 9.3 5.5-15.4 161 90.7 84.6-94.5
Some College + 147 38 30.7 21.4-41.9 109 69.3 58.1-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 24 20.2 11.9-32.2 155 79.8 67.8-88.1
$50,000+ 85 26 29.1 19.5-40.9 59 70.9 59.1-80.5

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*Derived from 6 stroke questions.

^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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