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Table 1 Respondents' reported stroke warning signs

From: No difference in stroke knowledge between Korean adherents to traditional and western medicine – the AGE study: an epidemiological study

Warning sign Preferred medical treatment*
  Western Oriental Traditional
Correct responses   
   Sudden numbness or weakness 926 (57.0%) 741 (64.9%)
   Sudden confusion, or difficulty speaking, or understanding speech 361 (22.0%) 246 (21.5%)
   Sudden difficulty walking, dizziness or loss of coordination 258 (15.9%) 136 (11.9%)
   Sudden severe headache 66 (4.1%) 27 (2.4%)
   Sudden visual impairment 10 (0.6%) 7 (0.6%)
Incorrect responses   
   Tremor 108 (6.6%) 69 (6.0%)
   I don't know 169 (10.4%) 120 (10.5%)
   Other miscellaneous 194 (11.9%) 110 (9.6%)
Neither   
   Loss of consciousness 81 (5.0%) 56 (4.9%)
   Other miscellaneous 6 (0.4%) 6 (0.4%)
  1. *P > 0.05
  2. shortness of breath, pain in chest or arm, seizure, and sweating
  3. neck stiffness, and quadriplegia