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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Heart Attack or Stroke+

If you thought someone was having a heart attack or a stroke, what is the first thing you would do?

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Respond.#
Take them to the hospital Tell them to call doctor Call 911 Call a family member Do something else
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,909 95 3.5 2.5- 4.8 21 0.8 0.5- 1.4 2,581 88.7 86.8-90.4 13 0.2 0.1- 0.5 199 6.8 5.5- 8.3
GENDER
Male 1,109 56 5.2 3.5- 7.9 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 947 86.1 82.6-88.9 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4 91 7.7 5.6-10.5
Female 1,800 39 1.9 1.2- 2.8 10 0.8 0.4- 1.9 1,634 91.1 89.0-92.8 9 0.3 0.1- 0.8 108 5.9 4.5- 7.7
RACE
White 2,237 75 3.6 2.5- 5.2 14 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,990 88.9 86.8-90.7 10 0.3 0.1- 0.6 148 6.6 5.3- 8.2
African American 520 16 3.6 1.8- 7.1 4 1.1 0.3- 4.1 461 86.7 80.7-91.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 37 8.3 4.8-14.1
Other Minorities 107 3 1.4 0.3- 7.0 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 92 92.6 85.9-96.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 3.9 1.7- 8.8
HISPANIC
Yes 82 3 5.0 1.2-17.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.2 74 88.3 74.4-95.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.6 1.2-10.7
No 2,820 92 3.4 2.5- 4.7 20 0.7 0.4- 1.3 2,501 88.7 86.8-90.4 13 0.2 0.1- 0.5 194 6.9 5.6- 8.5
AGE
18-24 249 8 2.6 1.1- 6.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 221 92.5 88.2-95.3 0 0.0 . - . 17 4.2 2.3- 7.5
25-34 556 19 3.8 1.9- 7.2 4 1.1 0.3- 4.0 506 88.0 81.8-92.3 0 0.0 . - . 27 7.1 3.7-13.4
35-44 593 21 2.8 1.4- 5.3 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4 532 90.2 86.2-93.1 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 32 5.7 3.5- 9.1
45-54 526 13 3.3 1.0- 9.9 4 1.0 0.3- 3.2 452 88.1 82.5-92.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 56 7.5 5.0-11.0
55-64 408 10 2.2 0.9- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 374 91.4 86.4-94.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 23 5.7 3.1-10.3
65+ 554 23 5.6 3.3- 9.3 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1 476 83.4 78.3-87.5 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 42 9.7 6.5-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 390 13 2.7 1.3- 5.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 356 92.7 88.8-95.3 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 16 3.6 2.0- 6.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 896 30 3.9 2.3- 6.4 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 796 87.9 83.9-91.1 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4 62 7.3 4.8-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 747 23 3.0 1.8- 5.0 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3 655 87.7 83.9-90.7 4 0.1 0.1- 0.4 55 8.0 5.5-11.5
College Graduate 868 29 3.8 1.9- 7.7 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7 767 88.2 84.2-91.3 0 0.0 . - . 65 6.9 4.9- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 11 4.6 2.2- 9.7 0 0.0 . - . 247 87.8 81.5-92.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6 21 7.2 4.1-12.5
$15,000- 24,999 485 16 2.7 1.3- 5.5 3 0.7 0.1- 3.5 434 90.3 86.0-93.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7 30 5.9 3.6- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 389 18 4.9 2.4- 9.6 7 2.4 1.0- 5.8 332 84.9 78.8-89.5 0 0.0 . - . 32 7.7 4.7-12.6
$35,000- 49,999 457 14 3.5 1.7- 7.0 5 1.7 0.6- 4.9 411 90.2 85.6-93.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 26 4.5 2.5- 8.0
$50,000+ 759 20 3.1 1.3- 7.3 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8 685 87.8 82.7-91.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 50 8.7 5.7-13.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 8 4.5 2.2- 9.3 2 2.0 0.5- 7.5 174 87.7 81.4-92.1 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 10 5.2 2.7- 9.8
Cumberland 208 13 6.5 3.3-12.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9 177 84.2 75.3-90.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 15 7.9 3.9-15.4
Durham 178 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8 0 0.0 . - . 160 91.6 86.2-95.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 12 6.2 3.3-11.3
Forsyth 215 6 2.9 1.2- 6.5 2 1.6 0.4- 7.1 185 86.3 80.3-90.7 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8 19 8.1 5.0-12.9
Gaston 216 12 6.3 3.5-11.1 0 0.0 . - . 186 84.8 78.4-89.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 16 8.2 4.8-13.8
Guilford 205 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 189 90.6 83.6-94.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 8.8 4.7-15.8
Mecklenburg 205 7 4.9 2.2-10.6 0 0.0 . - . 184 88.7 82.5-92.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 13 6.1 3.3-10.8
New Hanover 196 4 2.3 0.8- 6.0 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 169 83.7 76.2-89.1 0 0.0 . - . 21 12.2 7.5-19.1
Onslow 205 5 1.7 0.6- 4.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3 188 92.0 86.8-95.3 0 0.0 . - . 10 5.3 2.7-10.0
Wake 205 6 4.2 1.4-12.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 180 85.6 77.8-91.0 0 0.0 . - . 17 9.2 5.2-15.6
Western NC 287 10 3.5 1.8- 6.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 259 90.8 86.6-93.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9
Piedmont NC 326 8 3.1 1.2- 7.7 5 1.6 0.6- 3.9 295 89.9 85.0-93.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 17 5.4 3.2- 8.9
Eastern NC 267 9 3.3 1.6- 6.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 235 88.5 82.6-92.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 21 7.8 4.4-13.6

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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