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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,958 9,560 96.5 95.9-97.1 110 1.1 0.8- 1.6 288 2.4 1.9- 2.8
GENDER
Male 3,737 3,548 96.4 95.4-97.1 53 1.1 0.7- 1.7 136 2.5 1.9- 3.3
Female 6,221 6,012 96.7 95.7-97.4 57 1.1 0.6- 2.0 152 2.2 1.7- 2.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 112 88.9 74.6-95.6 3 4.3 1.3-13.2 8 6.8 1.8-22.8
Non-Hispanic 9,819 9,434 96.7 96.1-97.2 107 1.0 0.7- 1.5 278 2.3 1.9- 2.7
AGE
18-24 241 225 94.2 89.6-96.8 5 2.9 1.1- 7.8 11 2.9 1.5- 5.5
25-34 802 785 96.5 93.5-98.1 4 0.8 0.2- 2.7 13 2.8 1.4- 5.5
35-44 1,395 1,364 98.0 96.8-98.8 10 0.9 0.4- 2.1 21 1.1 0.7- 1.8
45-54 1,900 1,862 98.3 97.4-98.9 11 0.5 0.2- 1.3 27 1.2 0.7- 1.9
55-64 2,149 2,096 97.9 96.9-98.5 13 0.5 0.2- 0.9 40 1.7 1.1- 2.6
65+ 3,395 3,156 93.5 92.3-94.5 67 1.8 1.3- 2.5 172 4.7 3.8- 5.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,063 926 89.9 86.8-92.4 41 2.7 1.7- 4.5 96 7.3 5.2-10.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,862 2,728 95.2 93.5-96.5 38 1.7 0.9- 3.3 96 3.0 2.2- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,597 2,532 97.6 96.4-98.4 13 0.6 0.2- 1.4 52 1.8 1.2- 2.8
College Graduate 3,427 3,365 98.6 97.9-99.1 18 0.6 0.3- 1.3 44 0.8 0.6- 1.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 880 809 92.6 89.6-94.8 15 1.8 0.8- 3.9 56 5.6 3.8- 8.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,421 1,343 94.2 90.7-96.4 19 2.1 0.7- 6.2 59 3.8 2.4- 5.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,002 967 96.1 93.3-97.8 10 1.1 0.5- 2.6 25 2.7 1.3- 5.5
$35,000-49,999 1,353 1,326 99.0 98.4-99.4 8 0.3 0.1- 0.7 19 0.7 0.4- 1.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,466 1,441 98.7 97.7-99.2 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 19 1.1 0.6- 2.0
$75,000+ 2,380 2,342 98.3 97.2-98.9 11 0.9 0.4- 2.0 27 0.8 0.5- 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,462 3,248 95.1 94.1-96.0 57 1.2 0.8- 1.8 157 3.7 2.9- 4.6
No 6,363 6,189 97.3 96.4-97.9 50 1.1 0.6- 1.8 124 1.7 1.3- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,339 1,264 97.0 96.0-97.8 20 0.8 0.5- 1.4 55 2.2 1.6- 3.0
Non-Veteran 7,783 7,493 96.5 95.7-97.1 84 1.1 0.8- 1.7 206 2.3 1.9- 2.9

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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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