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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 419 24 5.0 3.2- 7.6 6 1.2 0.5- 2.7 360 86.1 80.7-90.1 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 26 7.4 4.1-12.8
GENDER
Male 147 8 3.6 1.7- 7.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 123 83.4 73.1-90.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 13 12.0 5.9-22.9
Female 272 16 6.3 3.7-10.5 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 237 88.5 83.9-92.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 13 3.0 1.7- 5.3
RACE
White 356 18 4.6 2.8- 7.6 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 310 87.0 81.1-91.3 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 22 7.1 3.7-13.3
Other 60 6 6.8 2.8-15.6 3 3.2 0.9-10.8 47 81.3 65.6-90.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.7 2.4-27.0
AGE
18-44 140 6 3.4 1.5- 7.7 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 126 88.8 78.6-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.9 2.3-18.6
45+ 279 18 6.5 3.9-10.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4 234 83.4 77.3-88.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 21 7.9 4.5-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 11 3.8 1.9- 7.2 3 0.8 0.2- 2.4 212 89.9 82.4-94.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 8 5.0 1.6-14.1
Some College + 183 13 6.5 3.6-11.4 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2 148 81.2 72.7-87.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 18 10.4 5.4-19.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 274 19 5.8 3.5- 9.4 5 1.6 0.6- 3.9 226 82.3 74.7-87.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2 21 9.7 5.0-17.9
$50,000+ 87 5 5.6 2.2-13.6 0 0.0 . - . 79 92.2 84.3-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6

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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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