Percentage of Adults Who Had A Stroke

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 923 3.0 0.1 2.7 3.2
GENDER
Female 557 2.9 0.1 2.6 3.1
Male 366 3.1 0.2 2.7 3.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 10 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.5
25-34 years 15 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.0
35-44 years 26 1.0 0.2 0.6 1.5
45-54 years 93 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.2
55-64 years 198 3.6 0.3 3.1 4.2
65+ years 581 8.2 0.4 7.4 8.9
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 890 3.1 0.1 2.9 3.4
Hispanic 30 1.9 0.4 1.0 2.7
RACE
White only 799 3.0 0.1 2.8 3.3
Black or African American only 59 3.7 0.7 2.4 5.0
Other race only 38 2.5 0.5 1.5 3.4
More than one race 21 3.3 0.9 1.6 5.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 128 5.5 0.6 4.4 6.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 310 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.9
Some college 294 2.9 0.2 2.5 3.3
College graduate 191 1.6 0.1 1.3 1.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 6.4 0.6 5.2 7.7
$15,000 to $24,999 245 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
$25,000 to $34,999 119 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.2
$35,000 to $49,999 110 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.8
$50,000 or more 142 1.3 0.1 1.1 1.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 177 1.2 0.1 1.0 1.5
Out of work 23 1.7 0.5 0.8 2.7
Homemaker/Student 43 1.4 0.3 0.9 1.9
Retired 498 8.0 0.4 7.2 8.8
Unable to work 180 12.1 1.0 10.1 14.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 496 6.1 0.3 5.5 6.8
1 to less than 20 hours 44 2.4 0.4 1.6 3.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 58 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.2
40 plus hours 109 1.0 0.1 0.8 1.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 391 2.6 0.1 2.3 2.9
Divorced/Separated 227 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
Widowed 234 7.6 0.6 6.5 8.7
Never married 70 1.4 0.2 0.9 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 338 1.5 0.1 1.3 1.7
Living with a disability 578 8.5 0.4 7.7 9.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 41 2.4 0.4 1.5 3.2
Rural 96 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.1
Densely-settled rural 152 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.4
Semi-Urban 166 3.4 0.3 2.7 4.0
Urban 468 2.9 0.2 2.6 3.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 61 1.5 0.2 1.1 2.0
Insured 858 3.3 0.1 3.0 3.6
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 643 2.3 0.1 2.1 2.5
Have diabetes 279 9.4 0.7 8.1 10.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 785 2.8 0.1 2.6 3.1
Current asthma 128 4.6 0.5 3.6 5.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 395 1.9 0.1 1.6 2.1
Yes 521 6.4 0.3 5.8 7.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 755 2.7 0.1 2.4 2.9
14+ days mental health NOT good 142 5.3 0.6 4.2 6.4
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 718 2.8 0.1 2.6 3.1
Current smoker 191 3.6 0.3 2.9 4.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 274 2.4 0.2 2.1 2.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 325 3.2 0.2 2.7 3.6
Obese, BMI>=30 301 3.8 0.3 3.3 4.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 385 4.9 0.3 4.3 5.5
Yes 500 2.3 0.1 2.1 2.6
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 757 2.7 0.1 2.4 2.9
Served on active duty 165 5.2 0.5 4.3 6.1

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.