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Data and Confidence Limits for Adults Who Could Correctly Identify the Major Symptoms of Stroke by Local Health District, Utah, 2009

Local Health District Age-adjusted Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
Record Count: 14
Bear River 35.3% 26.2% 45.5%
Central 48.0% 36.8% 59.4%
Davis County 51.3% 43.7% 58.9%
Salt Lake Valley 44.1% 40.2% 48.2%
Southeastern 41.4% 31.5% 52.1%
Southwest 42.5% 32.6% 53.1%
Summit 50.0% 39.8% 60.2%
Tooele 47.6% 37.1% 58.2%
TriCounty 40.3% 30.8% 50.6%
Utah County 48.6% 41.6% 55.6%
Wasatch 48.7% 37.2% 60.2%
Weber-Morgan 48.2% 39.1% 57.5%
State 45.3% 42.7% 47.8%
U.S. 43.6% 43.0% 44.2%

Data Notes

Data are age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population. The U.S. rate represents 19 states, including Utah, which used this question on the BRFSS in 2009.

Data Sources

Utah Data: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Utah Department of Health.

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Definition

Percent of Utah adults who could identify 5 stroke warning signs and would call 911 if they thought someone was having a stroke.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All survey respondents aged 18 and over who correctly identified all 5 signs and symptoms of stroke and reported that they would call 911 if they thought someone was having a stroke.
Denominator: All survey respondents aged 18 and over, except those whose answers were missing or refused.

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 10/06/2010


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Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:25 MST