Percentage of Adults Who Had A Stroke

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 488 2.9 0.2 2.6 3.2
GENDER
Female 290 2.8 0.2 2.4 3.2
Male 198 3.1 0.3 2.5 3.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 0 . . . .
25-34 years 11 1.2 0.4 0.4 1.9
35-44 years 11 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
45-54 years 44 2.2 0.4 1.3 3.0
55-64 years 95 3.9 0.5 2.9 4.8
65+ years 327 8.3 0.5 7.3 9.3
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 479 3.1 0.2 2.7 3.4
Hispanic 8 1.5 0.7 0.2 2.8
RACE
White only 429 3.1 0.2 2.7 3.4
Black or African American only 32 2.6 0.7 1.3 3.9
Other race only 16 1.6 0.5 0.6 2.6
More than one race 10 3.9 1.5 1.0 6.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 58 4.7 0.8 3.1 6.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 176 3.7 0.4 3.0 4.4
Some college 148 2.7 0.3 2.2 3.2
College graduate 106 1.6 0.2 1.2 2.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 6.1 0.9 4.4 7.8
$15,000 to $24,999 108 3.8 0.5 2.8 4.8
$25,000 to $34,999 68 4.0 0.6 2.8 5.1
$35,000 to $49,999 65 3.1 0.5 2.2 4.1
$50,000 or more 68 1.1 0.2 0.8 1.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 83 1.2 0.2 0.9 1.6
Out of work 18 3.2 1.0 1.2 5.1
Homemaker/Student 15 0.8 0.2 0.3 1.2
Retired 286 7.8 0.5 6.8 8.8
Unable to work 86 9.3 1.3 6.9 11.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 276 5.6 0.4 4.8 6.4
1 to less than 20 hours 24 2.6 0.6 1.4 3.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 29 1.5 0.3 0.8 2.1
40 plus hours 51 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 205 2.4 0.2 2.0 2.8
Divorced/Separated 104 5.6 0.8 4.1 7.1
Widowed 148 8.8 0.9 7.0 10.6
Never married 30 0.9 0.2 0.5 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 167 1.4 0.1 1.1 1.7
Have a disability 316 8.2 0.6 7.1 9.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 34 4.1 0.9 2.3 5.8
Rural 49 3.1 0.5 2.1 4.2
Densely-settled rural 89 3.1 0.4 2.3 3.8
Semi-Urban 79 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.6
Urban 237 2.5 0.2 2.1 3.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 25 1.8 0.5 0.8 2.7
Insured 462 3.2 0.2 2.8 3.5
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 339 2.3 0.2 2.0 2.6
Have diabetes 149 9.0 0.9 7.2 10.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 417 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.0
Current Asthma 68 5.3 0.8 3.7 6.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 176 1.5 0.1 1.3 1.8
Have arthritis 309 7.2 0.5 6.2 8.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 399 2.6 0.2 2.3 2.9
14+ days mental health NOT good 74 5.4 0.8 3.9 6.9
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 396 2.7 0.2 2.4 3.1
Current smoker 86 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 152 2.5 0.2 2.0 3.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 173 3.1 0.3 2.5 3.6
Obese, BMI>=30 148 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 192 5.0 0.5 4.1 6.0
Participates in leisure time physical activity 296 2.3 0.2 1.9 2.6
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 377 2.5 0.2 2.2 2.9
Served on active duty 110 5.7 0.6 4.5 7.0

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or
other health professional that they had a Stroke.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.