Percentage of Adults Who had a Stroke

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 369 2.6 0.2 2.3 2.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 147 2.5 0.2 2.0 2.9
Female 222 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
25-34 years 2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.7
35-44 years 7 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.4
45-54 years 40 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.0
55-64 years 84 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.7
65+ years 236 7.8 0.6 6.8 8.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 4 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
Non-Hispanic 365 2.7 0.2 2.4 3.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 319 2.5 0.2 2.2 2.9
Black Only 27 3.7 0.8 2.0 5.4
Other Race Only 14 2.1 0.7 0.6 3.6
More than One Race 9 4.0 1.4 1.2 6.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 59 6.2 1.0 4.3 8.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 134 3.3 0.3 2.6 3.9
Some College 103 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.2
College Graduate 73 1.5 0.2 1.1 1.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 77 8.2 1.3 5.7 10.7
$15,000 - $24,999 106 6.7 0.8 5.2 8.2
$25,000 - $34,999 46 3.2 0.6 2.1 4.3
$35,000 - $49,999 47 2.5 0.4 1.7 3.2
$50,000+ 42 0.8 0.1 0.5 1.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 62 0.9 0.1 0.6 1.2
Out of Work 10 1.6 0.8 0.0 3.1
Homemaker / Student 12 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.9
Retired 210 7.9 0.6 6.8 9.1
Unable to Work 75 14.1 1.9 10.3 17.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 205 5.4 0.4 4.6 6.3
1-19 Hours 15 2.1 0.6 0.8 3.4
20-39 Hours 22 1.1 0.3 0.6 1.6
40 + Hours 39 0.8 0.2 0.5 1.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 139 1.9 0.2 1.6 2.3
Divorced / Separated 77 4.8 0.6 3.5 6.0
Widowed 125 10.1 1.0 8.1 12.0
Never Married 26 1.1 0.3 0.5 1.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 21 4.2 1.0 2.2 6.3
Rural 49 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.3
Densely-settled Rural 50 2.3 0.4 1.5 3.0
Semi-urban 68 2.6 0.4 1.9 3.3
Urban 181 2.4 0.2 1.9 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 239 7.3 0.6 6.2 8.4
Living without a Disability 130 1.2 0.1 1.0 1.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 22 1.9 0.5 0.9 2.9
Insured 347 2.7 0.2 2.4 3.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 100 7.8 0.9 6.1 9.5
No Diabetes 266 2.1 0.2 1.8 2.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 53 4.7 0.8 3.2 6.3
No Current Asthma 311 2.4 0.2 2.0 2.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 204 10.6 0.9 8.9 12.4
Excellent to Good 163 1.3 0.1 1.1 1.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 67 6.2 1.0 4.3 8.1
<14 days mental health not good 294 2.2 0.2 1.9 2.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 64 3.3 0.5 2.3 4.2
Non-Smoker 305 2.4 0.2 2.1 2.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 115 2.2 0.2 1.7 2.7
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 126 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 115 3.1 0.4 2.4 3.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 198 1.8 0.2 1.5 2.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 170 5.0 0.5 4.1 5.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 113 7.0 0.8 5.4 8.5
No Arthritis 77 1.8 0.3 1.3 2.4

Numerator: Respondents who reported that a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER
told them that they had a stroke.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who ever had a stroke among categories of Arthritis Status is based
on responses from all respondents on Questionnaire Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.