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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 8,527 322 4.4 3.8- 5.2 73 0.9 0.6- 1.2 7,646 89.2 88.2-90.2 52 0.5 0.4- 0.7 434 4.9 4.3- 5.6
GENDER
Male 3,087 140 5.1 4.0- 6.5 25 0.9 0.5- 1.5 2,733 88.0 86.3-89.6 17 0.5 0.3- 0.8 172 5.5 4.5- 6.7
Female 5,440 182 3.8 3.1- 4.6 48 0.9 0.6- 1.3 4,913 90.4 89.3-91.4 35 0.6 0.4- 0.8 262 4.4 3.8- 5.1
RACE
White 6,650 225 3.3 2.8- 3.9 48 0.7 0.5- 1.1 5,988 90.2 89.2-91.1 35 0.5 0.3- 0.7 354 5.3 4.6- 6.1
African American 1,338 53 6.0 3.8- 9.4 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,195 87.9 84.5-90.7 15 0.8 0.5- 1.4 60 4.4 3.0- 6.3
Other Minorities 502 43 10.0 6.8-14.4 9 1.8 0.8- 4.0 430 84.9 80.1-88.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 18 3.0 1.7- 5.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 500 45 10.7 7.4-15.3 8 2.0 0.9- 4.3 431 84.4 79.6-88.3 7 1.2 0.5- 2.5 9 1.6 0.7- 3.5
Non-Hispanic 8,022 277 3.7 3.1- 4.4 65 0.8 0.5- 1.1 7,210 89.8 88.8-90.7 45 0.4 0.3- 0.6 425 5.3 4.7- 6.0
AGE
18-24 388 22 7.3 4.1-12.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 347 87.9 82.4-91.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 12 3.5 1.7- 6.9
25-34 1,238 49 4.9 3.5- 6.8 9 0.7 0.3- 1.7 1,129 90.1 87.6-92.1 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 43 3.8 2.7- 5.4
35-44 1,752 74 4.4 3.4- 5.8 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,567 88.7 86.8-90.5 10 0.5 0.3- 1.1 86 5.2 4.1- 6.7
45-54 1,634 51 2.9 2.1- 4.0 8 0.9 0.3- 2.2 1,472 89.9 87.8-91.7 6 0.3 0.1- 0.8 97 6.0 4.6- 7.7
55-64 1,495 48 3.5 2.5- 4.8 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 1,347 89.8 87.7-91.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 85 5.7 4.4- 7.4
65-74 1,109 33 2.4 1.7- 3.5 10 0.6 0.3- 1.2 995 90.6 88.5-92.4 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0 63 5.8 4.4- 7.7
75+ 868 42 5.8 4.0- 8.4 15 1.5 0.8- 2.7 752 86.6 83.5-89.1 14 1.7 0.9- 3.0 45 4.5 3.2- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,281 82 9.0 6.2-12.8 20 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,113 85.0 81.0-88.2 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6 54 3.5 2.3- 5.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,418 87 4.4 3.4- 5.7 21 1.0 0.6- 1.9 2,200 89.6 87.7-91.2 17 0.5 0.3- 0.9 93 4.4 3.3- 5.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,035 63 3.3 2.4- 4.6 13 0.4 0.2- 0.7 1,816 90.3 88.5-91.8 20 0.9 0.5- 1.5 123 5.2 4.1- 6.5
College Graduate 2,778 90 3.0 2.4- 3.9 18 0.7 0.4- 1.4 2,504 90.3 88.8-91.6 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 163 5.8 4.8- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 883 38 6.0 4.0- 8.9 14 1.4 0.7- 2.7 783 87.6 84.1-90.4 11 1.1 0.5- 2.3 37 3.9 2.4- 6.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,423 64 6.0 4.2- 8.6 18 1.9 1.1- 3.4 1,261 87.3 84.4-89.8 13 0.7 0.4- 1.4 67 4.0 2.9- 5.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,009 48 5.3 3.6- 7.7 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 893 88.6 85.7-91.0 8 0.8 0.3- 1.8 56 5.0 3.6- 6.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,114 42 5.7 3.1-10.1 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,009 88.7 84.6-91.8 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 51 4.9 3.4- 6.9
$50,000-74,999 1,178 28 2.1 1.4- 3.1 8 1.0 0.4- 2.6 1,073 90.9 88.4-92.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 66 5.7 4.1- 7.9
$75,000+ 1,669 53 3.2 2.3- 4.4 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1,527 91.6 89.6-93.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 83 5.0 3.7- 6.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,460 78 4.2 3.0- 5.9 30 1.2 0.7- 1.8 2,185 88.3 86.3-90.0 20 0.6 0.3- 1.0 147 5.7 4.6- 7.1
No 5,993 243 4.6 3.8- 5.5 42 0.8 0.5- 1.2 5,394 89.5 88.3-90.6 32 0.5 0.3- 0.7 282 4.7 4.0- 5.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 990 41 4.5 3.0- 6.6 5 0.4 0.1- 0.9 870 86.6 83.3-89.4 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 68 8.2 5.9-11.3
Non-Veteran 7,534 281 4.4 3.7- 5.3 68 1.0 0.7- 1.3 6,774 89.6 88.5-90.5 46 0.5 0.4- 0.8 365 4.5 3.9- 5.2

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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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