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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 1,223 54 3.8 2.6- 5.6 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,091 88.6 85.1-91.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 59 6.1 3.9- 9.5
GENDER
Female 1,223 54 3.8 2.6- 5.6 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,091 88.6 85.1-91.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 59 6.1 3.9- 9.5
RACE
African American 1,223 54 3.8 2.6- 5.6 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,091 88.6 85.1-91.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 59 6.1 3.9- 9.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 90.7 53.0-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.2-47.0
-English Speaking 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 90.7 53.0-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.2-47.0
Non-Hispanic 1,211 54 3.8 2.6- 5.6 16 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,080 88.6 85.1-91.4 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9 58 6.1 3.9- 9.5
AGE
18-24 90 4 3.0 0.9- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 78 84.8 64.2-94.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 7 12.0 3.3-35.1
25-34 198 11 6.2 2.7-13.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 175 86.1 77.0-92.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 9 6.3 2.6-14.7
35-44 255 7 2.0 0.8- 5.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 232 92.9 87.7-95.9 0 0.0 . - . 14 4.7 2.3- 9.6
45-54 254 12 4.4 2.1- 9.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 226 89.0 82.4-93.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 12 5.3 2.3-11.6
55-64 179 4 2.7 0.6-10.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 168 93.2 85.2-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.9 1.3-10.7
65-74 142 12 5.1 2.7- 9.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 122 91.9 86.7-95.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
75+ 94 4 3.2 1.0- 9.2 4 8.1 2.5-23.3 82 81.7 67.3-90.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.0 2.3-19.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 11 2.6 1.3- 5.0 6 3.5 1.3- 9.5 250 90.3 83.7-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 10 3.6 1.3- 9.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 16 4.4 2.2- 8.7 6 0.9 0.3- 2.3 380 88.5 80.3-93.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 6.2 2.3-15.5
Some Post-H.S. 295 14 3.4 1.5- 7.5 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 255 89.5 82.9-93.7 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 20 5.8 2.7-12.3
College Graduate 234 13 4.3 2.1- 8.6 0 0.0 . - . 204 86.3 79.3-91.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 16 8.7 4.8-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 262 10 3.2 1.5- 6.6 6 2.1 0.8- 5.4 233 91.9 87.5-94.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 12 2.6 1.4- 5.1
$15,000- 24,999 276 14 4.2 2.0- 8.5 5 2.3 0.7- 7.5 244 85.0 76.6-90.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 12 7.8 3.6-16.2
$25,000- 34,999 160 3 0.5 0.1- 1.8 0 0.0 . - . 146 93.3 84.5-97.3 0 0.0 . - . 11 6.2 2.3-15.3
$35,000- 49,999 113 3 1.3 0.3- 4.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 106 97.0 93.1-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3
$50,000-74,999 63 5 8.6 2.9-22.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 51 83.7 69.9-91.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.2 2.9-16.5
$75,000+ 52 3 3.6 1.0-12.0 0 0.0 . - . 44 84.3 68.8-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 12.1 4.6-28.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 2 10.6 2.5-35.2 0 0.0 . - . 13 81.3 53.4-94.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.1 1.1-40.7
Guilford 71 2 3.7 0.7-16.9 0 0.0 . - . 67 92.4 79.4-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.9-15.8
Mecklenburg 79 3 2.1 0.6- 6.7 2 1.7 0.3- 8.6 71 90.2 79.5-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 6.0 1.9-17.6
Orange 31 1 4.0 0.6-23.6 0 0.0 . - . 28 87.4 67.4-95.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.6 2.1-28.7
Wake 55 3 5.0 1.5-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 49 90.4 79.3-95.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.0 2 2.9 0.7-11.3
Chatham/Lee 52 2 3.9 1.0-14.6 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 44 85.4 72.0-93.0 1 3.3 0.5-19.8 4 5.0 1.7-13.7
Nash/Wilson 79 2 3.5 0.7-15.1 2 3.5 0.8-13.5 72 89.7 78.5-95.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.3 0.9-11.0
Craven/Pamlico 55 4 5.7 1.9-16.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 46 88.0 76.3-94.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 3 3.5 1.0-11.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 1 6.6 0.7-40.5 0 0.0 . - . 8 93.4 59.5-99.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 28.8 4.5-77.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 71.2 22.3-95.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 96 93.6 85.0-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.9 1.2-12.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 6.2 0.8-34.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 93.8 65.3-99.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 92 5 8.3 2.9-21.5 2 2.8 0.7-10.6 79 81.9 69.5-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.0 3.0-15.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 93 4 4.7 1.7-12.4 2 2.3 0.5- 9.0 83 89.2 80.0-94.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 3.8 1.1-11.9
Northeast NC I 168 6 3.1 1.1- 8.3 2 2.1 0.5- 9.2 152 88.5 80.3-93.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.3 2.7-13.8
Northeast NC II 97 8 8.1 3.8-16.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 84 86.8 77.7-92.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.5 1.7-11.7
Northeastern Partnership 265 14 5.4 2.9- 9.7 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 236 87.7 82.0-91.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 5.5 2.9-10.1
Mountain AHEC 31 3 6.6 1.8-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 25 76.1 52.5-90.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.2 5.5-42.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 647 29 3.0 1.9- 4.8 10 1.3 0.7- 2.7 576 88.4 81.9-92.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 31 7.1 3.3-14.7
Piedmont 531 20 4.3 2.4- 7.4 6 1.2 0.4- 3.2 478 89.0 84.6-92.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6 25 5.3 3.1- 8.9
Western NC 45 5 6.7 2.3-17.8 0 0.0 . - . 37 83.7 65.0-93.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.6 2.8-28.5

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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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