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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Heart Attack and 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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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%)
North Carolina 9,237 396 4.8 4.1- 5.6 111 1.1 0.8- 1.4 8,147 88.1 87.0-89.2 29 0.2 0.1- 0.4 554 5.8 5.1- 6.6
-Guilford County 443 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2 5 1.0 0.3- 2.6 412 93.8 90.9-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5
GENDER
Male 163 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2 151 93.9 89.1-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 2.9 1.3- 6.5
Female 280 6 2.1 0.8- 5.2 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 261 93.7 89.5-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 10 3.4 1.6- 7.1
RACE
White 311 5 1.3 0.5- 3.2 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 289 93.8 90.3-96.1 0 0.0 . - . 13 3.7 2.0- 6.7
Other 131 5 3.9 1.4-10.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 122 93.6 87.0-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.1 0.6- 7.3
AGE
18-44 175 3 1.9 0.6- 6.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 166 95.9 91.6-98.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.6 0.6- 4.3
45+ 264 7 2.3 1.0- 4.9 3 1.3 0.3- 4.6 242 91.7 87.1-94.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 4.8 2.5- 8.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 2 1.4 0.3- 6.8 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5 141 94.4 88.6-97.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.5 0.9- 6.8
Some College + 290 8 2.5 1.2- 5.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 269 93.4 89.5-95.9 0 0.0 . - . 11 3.6 1.9- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 3 1.4 0.3- 5.5 3 1.5 0.4- 5.5 179 93.2 87.8-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 3.9 1.7- 8.5
$50,000+ 141 4 2.3 0.8- 6.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 131 94.8 90.0-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.6 1.0- 6.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 445 9 1.9 1.0- 3.8 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 403 91.9 88.9-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 31 6.0 4.1- 8.7
Guilford 443 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2 5 1.0 0.3- 2.6 412 93.8 90.9-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5
Mecklenburg 439 25 6.2 3.4-11.0 5 1.1 0.4- 3.0 383 87.1 82.1-90.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 25 5.5 3.6- 8.5
Orange 450 16 7.3 2.9-17.6 7 1.2 0.5- 2.6 400 85.9 77.6-91.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 25 5.2 3.3- 8.3
Wake 443 24 6.4 3.9-10.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 392 88.0 83.7-91.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 21 4.3 2.6- 6.9
Chatham/Lee 390 20 4.8 2.9- 7.9 6 3.5 0.9-13.2 337 85.6 79.1-90.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 25 5.6 3.6- 8.6
Nash/Wilson 370 17 5.2 3.1- 8.6 5 1.2 0.5- 3.1 325 88.2 84.1-91.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 22 5.1 3.2- 7.9
Craven/Pamlico 446 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 396 89.5 85.8-92.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 29 6.4 4.2- 9.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 17 3.3 2.0- 5.6 9 2.7 1.2- 5.9 380 90.3 86.7-93.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 17 3.1 1.9- 5.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 445 26 5.2 3.4- 7.8 7 1.4 0.7- 3.1 386 85.8 79.0-90.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 23 7.1 3.2-15.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 466 19 3.8 2.2- 6.5 3 1.2 0.3- 5.2 412 87.5 82.4-91.3 0 0.0 . - . 32 7.5 4.6-12.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 421 18 3.9 2.2- 6.8 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 366 89.2 84.6-92.5 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 29 6.0 3.7- 9.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 465 22 5.5 3.4- 8.8 8 1.8 0.9- 3.7 397 84.3 79.7-88.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 36 7.9 5.3-11.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 401 21 5.9 3.7- 9.4 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 352 86.7 82.0-90.4 3 1.2 0.3- 5.5 20 5.1 3.0- 8.5
Northeast NC I 449 19 3.9 2.2- 6.9 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9 397 88.2 84.0-91.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 26 6.1 4.0- 9.3
Northeast NC II 502 21 5.0 2.8- 8.7 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 441 88.3 84.3-91.3 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 31 5.2 3.6- 7.6
Northeastern Partnership 951 40 4.6 3.0- 7.0 13 1.4 0.8- 2.6 838 88.2 85.4-90.6 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 57 5.5 4.2- 7.3
Mountain AHEC 1,287 51 5.0 3.3- 7.3 9 0.3 0.1- 0.9 1,123 85.9 82.8-88.5 4 0.2 0.1- 0.8 100 8.6 6.7-11.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,230 136 4.1 3.2- 5.3 41 1.1 0.7- 1.7 2,840 88.0 85.9-89.7 11 0.3 0.1- 0.9 202 6.6 5.1- 8.3
Piedmont 3,966 166 5.0 4.0- 6.3 48 1.0 0.7- 1.6 3,531 88.8 87.2-90.2 9 0.1 0.1- 0.3 212 5.0 4.2- 6.1
Western NC 2,041 94 5.2 3.7- 7.1 22 1.2 0.6- 2.4 1,776 85.9 83.2-88.2 9 0.3 0.1- 0.6 140 7.4 5.9- 9.4

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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