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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,710 1,574 90.6 87.4-93.1 38 2.4 1.5- 3.9 98 7.0 4.8-10.1
GENDER
Male 557 498 86.3 79.7-90.9 17 2.9 1.5- 5.6 42 10.8 6.5-17.5
Female 1,153 1,076 94.1 91.5-95.9 21 2.0 0.9- 4.2 56 3.9 2.6- 5.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 14 70.6 23.8-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 29.4 5.1-76.2
Non-Hispanic 1,693 1,559 90.9 87.7-93.3 38 2.4 1.5- 4.0 96 6.7 4.6- 9.8
AGE
18-24 78 69 90.3 77.5-96.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5 7 8.4 2.9-21.8
25-34 187 182 96.5 89.3-98.9 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 3 3.3 0.9-10.8
35-44 267 252 90.5 82.2-95.2 4 1.8 0.6- 5.7 11 7.7 3.4-16.2
45-54 372 351 90.3 79.0-95.8 8 3.3 1.0- 9.8 13 6.4 2.0-18.9
55-64 382 358 90.7 82.1-95.4 9 3.1 1.1- 8.8 15 6.2 2.4-14.9
65+ 412 350 83.9 77.3-88.9 13 5.2 2.2-12.2 49 10.9 7.4-15.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 228 78.4 67.8-86.2 12 4.4 1.6-11.6 48 17.2 10.2-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 559 89.7 82.6-94.1 18 2.6 1.3- 4.9 27 7.7 3.7-15.3
Some Post-H.S. 421 399 91.7 85.9-95.3 7 3.1 1.1- 8.4 15 5.1 2.6- 9.9
College Graduate 393 384 98.4 95.9-99.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 8 1.5 0.6- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 284 84.0 75.8-89.8 18 7.8 3.7-15.5 29 8.2 4.5-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 363 339 91.3 83.8-95.5 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 18 8.0 3.9-15.7
$25,000- 34,999 194 183 81.3 63.4-91.6 2 3.6 0.8-15.1 9 15.2 5.8-34.2
$35,000-49,999 198 193 97.7 93.9-99.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 4 1.5 0.5- 4.5
$50,000- 74,999 194 188 97.1 92.5-98.9 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
$75,000+ 186 180 95.5 86.6-98.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 4 4.1 1.2-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 683 611 90.4 84.5-94.2 20 2.2 1.2- 3.9 52 7.4 3.9-13.6
No 980 922 90.5 86.1-93.5 16 2.6 1.3- 5.1 42 7.0 4.3-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 192 90.9 82.5-95.5 7 6.5 2.7-14.9 6 2.6 0.8- 7.7
Non-Veteran 1,362 1,249 90.3 86.5-93.1 29 2.0 1.1- 3.7 84 7.8 5.2-11.4

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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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