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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 7,850 7,500 95.2 94.2-96.0 93 1.6 1.0- 2.4 257 3.2 2.7- 3.9
RACE
White 6,221 6,012 96.7 95.7-97.4 57 1.1 0.6- 2.0 152 2.2 1.7- 2.9
African American 1,153 1,076 94.1 91.5-95.9 21 2.0 0.9- 4.2 56 3.9 2.6- 5.8
Other Minorities 437 381 86.5 80.8-90.7 12 2.0 0.9- 4.1 44 11.5 7.6-17.2
AGE
18-24 185 168 90.4 82.4-95.0 5 4.8 1.6-13.8 12 4.8 2.4- 9.4
25-34 748 720 94.8 91.6-96.9 8 1.3 0.5- 3.5 20 3.9 2.2- 6.9
35-44 1,190 1,152 97.1 95.6-98.1 12 0.9 0.3- 2.1 26 2.0 1.3- 3.2
45-54 1,457 1,422 97.2 95.0-98.4 9 1.3 0.4- 3.9 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5
55-64 1,608 1,566 97.6 96.3-98.4 12 0.8 0.3- 1.7 30 1.7 1.0- 2.7
65+ 2,582 2,395 92.3 90.7-93.7 47 1.8 1.2- 2.7 140 5.9 4.7- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 956 819 87.2 83.5-90.2 36 3.0 1.8- 4.9 101 9.8 7.2-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,331 2,226 94.2 91.4-96.1 32 2.6 1.2- 5.6 73 3.2 2.1- 4.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,084 2,024 96.3 94.4-97.5 15 1.0 0.4- 2.6 45 2.8 1.8- 4.3
College Graduate 2,469 2,421 98.2 97.1-98.8 10 0.6 0.2- 1.9 38 1.2 0.8- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 972 873 85.9 80.0-90.2 28 6.4 3.1-12.8 71 7.7 5.3-11.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,299 1,243 95.0 91.6-97.1 13 1.8 0.5- 6.5 43 3.2 2.1- 5.0
$25,000- 34,999 808 791 97.1 94.4-98.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 15 2.8 1.4- 5.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,017 996 98.4 97.2-99.1 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 17 1.4 0.7- 2.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,054 1,039 98.9 97.9-99.4 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5 11 0.9 0.5- 2.0
$75,000+ 1,404 1,387 98.1 96.1-99.1 5 0.9 0.3- 3.0 12 1.0 0.4- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,856 2,680 95.1 94.0-96.0 48 1.2 0.8- 1.8 128 3.7 2.9- 4.7
No 4,868 4,706 95.3 93.9-96.5 43 1.8 1.0- 3.1 119 2.9 2.2- 3.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 171 97.8 94.2-99.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 5 2.0 0.7- 5.7
Non-Veteran 7,006 6,693 95.2 94.1-96.1 87 1.6 1.0- 2.5 226 3.2 2.6- 4.0

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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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