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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-MALES

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
-MALES 4,664 4,343 91.7 89.9-93.2 100 3.1 2.2- 4.3 221 5.2 4.0- 6.7
RACE
White 3,737 3,548 96.4 95.4-97.1 53 1.1 0.7- 1.7 136 2.5 1.9- 3.3
African American 557 498 86.3 79.7-90.9 17 2.9 1.5- 5.6 42 10.8 6.5-17.5
Other Minorities 327 260 74.5 65.3-82.0 28 12.7 7.5-20.6 39 12.8 7.7-20.4
AGE
18-24 185 162 88.6 80.6-93.6 8 3.3 1.6- 6.7 15 8.0 3.8-16.4
25-34 388 363 91.4 85.9-94.9 12 5.0 2.3-10.7 13 3.6 1.9- 6.6
35-44 672 626 89.6 84.9-92.9 15 4.2 2.1- 8.2 31 6.3 3.9-10.0
45-54 979 941 95.4 91.0-97.7 14 1.2 0.6- 2.2 24 3.5 1.4- 8.3
55-64 1,045 999 94.0 90.2-96.4 12 1.5 0.6- 3.4 34 4.6 2.5- 8.3
65+ 1,373 1,233 90.9 88.3-93.0 39 3.2 1.8- 5.6 101 5.9 4.4- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 628 489 72.6 64.6-79.4 39 10.2 5.9-17.0 100 17.2 11.9-24.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,349 1,250 91.0 87.2-93.8 36 3.5 2.1- 6.0 63 5.4 3.2- 9.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,116 1,070 95.5 93.3-97.1 12 1.5 0.8- 3.1 34 2.9 1.7- 4.9
College Graduate 1,563 1,528 98.3 97.3-98.9 13 0.6 0.3- 1.1 22 1.2 0.6- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 325 79.6 69.1-87.2 19 6.6 3.4-12.4 46 13.8 7.4-24.4
$15,000- 24,999 677 589 79.9 72.7-85.6 28 9.7 5.3-17.1 60 10.4 6.9-15.3
$25,000- 34,999 480 442 86.5 77.7-92.2 13 3.5 1.6- 7.5 25 10.0 4.9-19.2
$35,000- 49,999 608 589 97.8 96.0-98.8 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0 12 1.4 0.6- 3.0
$50,000- 74,999 692 672 96.9 94.4-98.3 9 1.5 0.7- 3.1 11 1.7 0.7- 4.0
$75,000+ 1,275 1,246 97.9 96.5-98.8 9 0.8 0.3- 2.0 20 1.3 0.7- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,586 1,427 88.8 84.9-91.8 41 2.5 1.6- 3.9 118 8.7 5.9-12.6
No 2,997 2,850 93.3 91.2-94.9 52 3.1 1.9- 4.8 95 3.6 2.6- 5.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,452 1,364 95.6 94.0-96.9 26 1.8 1.0- 3.3 62 2.6 1.8- 3.7
Non-Veteran 2,830 2,619 90.3 87.9-92.3 69 3.4 2.3- 4.9 142 6.3 4.7- 8.4

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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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