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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITE 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 4,290 149 3.8 3.0- 4.8 50 1.2 0.8- 1.8 3,850 89.8 88.3-91.0 9 0.2 0.1- 0.7 232 5.0 4.2- 6.1
AGE
18-24 226 14 4.4 2.2- 8.6 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3 199 90.5 84.5-94.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 9 3.2 1.3- 7.7
25-34 585 20 3.2 1.8- 5.9 6 1.6 0.6- 4.2 536 91.1 87.4-93.8 0 0.0 . - . 23 4.1 2.4- 6.7
35-44 756 18 2.3 1.2- 4.3 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6 699 93.4 90.8-95.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 32 3.6 2.3- 5.7
45-54 836 31 3.8 2.3- 6.2 7 0.4 0.2- 1.0 745 89.7 86.1-92.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 52 5.9 3.8- 9.2
55-64 716 24 4.4 2.2- 8.6 6 1.4 0.5- 3.7 644 88.6 83.9-92.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 41 5.6 3.6- 8.8
65-74 628 18 2.2 1.2- 4.2 8 0.6 0.3- 1.5 570 91.5 88.0-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 32 5.6 3.5- 8.9
75+ 514 21 6.6 3.7-11.5 14 3.7 1.6- 8.3 434 81.1 75.0-86.0 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4 40 8.1 5.3-12.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 561 25 5.7 3.1-10.3 12 2.6 1.0- 6.5 487 85.0 79.2-89.4 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 36 6.7 4.0-11.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,269 35 3.1 1.8- 5.0 15 1.1 0.6- 2.3 1,160 92.1 89.7-94.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 57 3.6 2.5- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,147 49 4.4 2.9- 6.5 10 1.1 0.5- 2.6 1,011 88.2 85.2-90.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.7 75 6.2 4.5- 8.5
College Graduate 1,304 40 3.2 2.1- 4.9 13 0.7 0.4- 1.6 1,184 91.1 88.6-93.1 4 0.5 0.1- 2.3 63 4.5 3.2- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 450 15 2.8 1.5- 5.1 6 0.6 0.2- 1.5 407 93.2 89.7-95.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 20 3.3 1.7- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 727 26 4.0 2.0- 8.0 10 1.3 0.6- 2.9 647 87.8 83.2-91.2 0 0.0 . - . 44 6.9 4.5-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 471 18 6.5 3.4-12.0 3 0.5 0.1- 2.0 428 87.9 81.9-92.1 0 0.0 . - . 22 5.1 2.7- 9.4
$35,000- 49,999 567 16 2.1 1.0- 4.3 7 0.8 0.3- 2.5 509 90.7 86.3-93.7 3 1.1 0.2- 4.9 32 5.3 3.1- 9.1
$50,000-74,999 485 17 2.8 1.4- 5.3 5 1.7 0.6- 4.8 445 91.5 87.5-94.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 17 3.9 2.1- 7.1
$75,000+ 576 20 5.1 2.9- 8.8 0 0.0 . - . 520 89.8 85.7-92.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 35 5.0 3.1- 7.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 240 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 225 94.5 90.8-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 11 4.1 2.1- 7.6
Guilford 200 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 185 93.9 89.3-96.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 3.4 1.4- 7.7
Mecklenburg 181 10 4.8 2.5- 9.0 0 0.0 . - . 160 88.2 82.1-92.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 10 6.5 3.4-12.1
Orange 236 6 1.5 0.6- 4.0 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 212 92.1 87.0-95.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 13 4.5 2.1- 9.0
Wake 195 11 7.5 3.9-13.9 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 172 86.1 79.2-90.9 0 0.0 . - . 10 5.2 2.7- 9.6
Chatham/Lee 172 9 7.5 3.5-15.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 149 85.2 77.3-90.6 0 0.0 . - . 12 6.5 3.6-11.5
Nash/Wilson 149 6 3.4 1.4- 8.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 135 91.7 85.7-95.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.3 1.9- 9.6
Craven/Pamlico 217 5 2.7 1.1- 6.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 199 90.9 85.3-94.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 5.9 3.1-10.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 251 12 4.1 2.3- 7.4 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 222 89.4 84.7-92.8 0 0.0 . - . 10 3.5 1.8- 6.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 271 15 5.2 2.9- 9.2 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 238 89.2 84.3-92.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 13 4.0 2.1- 7.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 5 1.9 0.7- 4.6 0 0.0 . - . 162 90.9 85.3-94.5 0 0.0 . - . 16 7.3 4.1-12.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 225 6 3.2 1.4- 7.2 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 199 89.3 84.2-92.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 15 6.2 3.6-10.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 4 4.7 1.6-13.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 106 89.3 80.9-94.3 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.9 2.2-10.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 173 7 5.2 2.3-11.6 3 1.8 0.5- 5.8 154 88.0 81.1-92.6 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 8 4.6 2.2- 9.3
Northeast NC I 136 5 3.5 1.4- 8.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 122 89.5 82.3-93.9 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.7 3.2-13.5
Northeast NC II 219 7 3.6 1.4- 8.8 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 194 88.9 83.1-92.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 13 4.6 2.6- 8.0
Northeastern Partnership 355 12 3.6 1.8- 7.2 5 1.9 0.7- 5.3 316 89.1 84.6-92.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 21 5.2 3.3- 8.1
Mountain AHEC 725 16 2.3 1.3- 4.2 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8 657 89.5 85.6-92.4 2 0.3 0.0- 1.8 43 7.3 4.8-11.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,303 42 3.1 2.0- 4.8 15 1.3 0.6- 2.8 1,172 89.8 86.9-92.1 3 0.5 0.1- 2.7 71 5.3 3.7- 7.5
Piedmont 1,811 65 4.4 3.1- 6.0 21 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,626 89.9 87.7-91.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 97 4.6 3.5- 6.1
Western NC 1,176 42 3.2 2.2- 4.7 14 1.4 0.7- 2.9 1,052 89.3 86.4-91.6 4 0.2 0.1- 1.0 64 5.9 4.1- 8.3

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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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