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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 15,114 636 5.0 4.5- 5.6 134 0.9 0.7- 1.1 13,439 88.2 87.4-89.0 82 0.5 0.4- 0.7 823 5.4 4.9- 5.9
-Alamance County 397 9 2.1 1.0- 4.5 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 368 93.9 90.7-96.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5
GENDER
Male 122 6 3.7 1.5- 9.2 0 0.0 . - . 112 94.1 88.4-97.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9
Female 275 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 256 93.7 89.3-96.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 11 3.7 1.8- 7.6
RACE
White 296 6 1.5 0.6- 3.5 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 278 94.9 91.3-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 10 3.2 1.5- 6.7
Other 98 3 3.4 0.9-11.3 2 1.8 0.4- 8.2 87 91.7 83.8-95.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 5 2.8 1.1- 7.0
AGE
18-44 156 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8 147 94.8 89.4-97.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 4 2.2 0.7- 6.9
45+ 239 7 2.7 1.2- 5.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 219 92.5 88.4-95.3 0 0.0 . - . 11 4.2 2.2- 7.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 188 5 2.9 1.0- 7.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5 174 94.0 88.8-96.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 6 1.7 0.7- 4.1
Some College + 206 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 191 93.7 88.9-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 4.4 2.0- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 223 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 211 95.9 92.3-97.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 2.1 0.9- 4.5
$50,000+ 105 4 3.8 1.1-11.9 2 1.1 0.2- 4.4 96 91.3 82.1-96.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.9 1.1-12.6

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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