Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
From the 2009 National Health Interview Survey Stroke Supplement:
Which of the following would you say are the symptoms that someone may be having a stroke?
Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm, or leg, especially on one side.
Sudden confusion or trouble speaking.
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance.
Sudden severe headache with no known cause.
Persons are considered to be aware of the early warning symptoms and signs of a stroke if they respond “yes” to all of the questions listed in the NUMERATOR section. Persons are considered to be unaware of the early warning symptoms and signs of a stroke if they respond “no” or “don’t know” to any of the questions listed above in the NUMERATOR section.
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
The objective was moved from developmental to measurable May 16, 2012.
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