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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 326 306 94.1 90.1-96.6 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 17 5.3 2.9- 9.4
GENDER
Male 121 114 95.1 89.7-97.8 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 5 3.9 1.6- 9.3
Female 205 192 93.3 86.5-96.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 12 6.4 3.0-13.3
RACE
White 278 262 93.8 88.9-96.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 14 5.6 2.9-10.6
Other 48 44 95.6 87.7-98.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 3 3.7 1.1-11.8
AGE
18-44 87 83 94.1 84.6-97.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.9 2.1-15.4
45+ 235 219 94.2 90.1-96.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 13 4.8 2.6- 8.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 161 92.2 86.6-95.5 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9 13 6.6 3.5-12.0
Some College + 148 144 95.9 87.8-98.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.1 1.3-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 180 168 95.1 90.6-97.5 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 10 4.2 2.0- 8.7
$50,000+ 85 83 97.4 89.9-99.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.6 0.6-10.1

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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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