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Table 2 Respondent's knowledge of stroke symptoms (n = 822)

From: Knowledge and perception about stroke among an Australian urban population

Responses N (%)
Sudden difficulty of speaking, understanding or reading 494 (60.1%)
Paralysis  
   any part of body 229 (36.4%)
   one side of body 393 (42.0%)
Blurred or double vision, loss of vision in an eye or both 243 (29.6%)
Incoordination or imbalance 243 (29.6%)
Loss of memory 125 (15.2%)
Brain malfunction 76 (9.0%)
Numbness, tingling sensation, dead sensation  
   any part of body 55 (6.7%)
   one side of body 63 (7.7%)
Weakness  
   any part of body 53 (6.4%)
   one side of body 74 (5.1%)
Difficulty in swallowing 33 (4.0%)
Dizziness (vertigo) 24 (2.9%)
Headache / migraine 20 (2.4%)
Chest pain, chest tightness, or murmur 12 (1.5%)
Don't know 54 (6.5%)