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Table 2 Source of knowledge of cerebro-vascular stroke among urban and rural participants

From: Public knowledge of warning signs and risk factors of cerebro-vascular stroke in Ismailia Governorate, Egypt

  Total Urban Rural
No. = 720 No. = 360 No. = 360
Seeing someone with stroke 455(63.2%) 256 (71.1%)** 199 (55.2%)
Public media 335 (46.5%) 248 (68.9%)** 87 (24.1%)
Physicians 39 (5.4%) 36 (10%)* 3 (0.8%)
From study in the school 9 (1.25%) 4 (1.1%) 5 (1.4%)
Do not know 90 (12.5%) 24 (6.7%) 66 (18.3%)§
  1. χ2 test, (*) significant and (**) highly significant in comparison to rural, (§) significant in comparison to urban