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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 325 274 89.0 84.7-92.2 20 3.7 2.2- 6.0 31 7.3 4.6-11.4
GENDER
Male 121 101 90.3 84.4-94.1 11 5.1 2.6- 9.8 9 4.6 2.2- 9.3
Female 204 173 87.9 81.3-92.4 9 2.5 1.2- 5.1 22 9.5 5.4-16.2
RACE
White 278 233 88.6 83.7-92.1 18 4.0 2.4- 6.7 27 7.4 4.5-12.0
Other 47 41 90.8 78.5-96.4 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2 4 7.0 2.3-19.6
AGE
18-44 87 79 92.0 83.0-96.4 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 5 6.1 2.3-15.4
45+ 234 193 86.8 81.9-90.6 15 4.7 2.7- 8.0 26 8.5 5.5-12.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 137 84.5 78.3-89.2 16 5.9 3.4- 9.8 24 9.6 6.0-15.1
Some College + 147 136 92.9 85.6-96.6 4 1.8 0.5- 5.7 7 5.3 2.1-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 148 88.7 83.4-92.5 12 4.7 2.4- 8.8 19 6.6 4.0-10.8
$50,000+ 85 81 96.8 91.2-98.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7

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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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