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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 351 12 3.6 1.9- 6.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 316 90.1 85.8-93.2 4 1.7 0.6- 5.4 18 4.3 2.6- 7.2
GENDER
Male 138 5 3.5 1.3- 8.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 124 90.2 83.0-94.6 2 2.6 0.6-10.3 6 3.2 1.3- 8.0
Female 213 7 3.6 1.6- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 192 90.0 84.4-93.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.4 12 5.5 3.0-10.0
RACE
White 294 9 3.2 1.5- 6.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 264 90.6 86.3-93.6 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 17 4.8 2.8- 7.9
Other 55 3 4.9 1.4-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 50 88.1 72.4-95.4 1 4.3 0.6-24.6 1 2.8 0.4-17.3
AGE
18-44 155 6 4.0 1.7- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 139 89.0 82.0-93.5 3 2.7 0.8- 9.2 7 4.3 2.0- 9.3
45+ 192 6 3.1 1.3- 7.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 174 91.8 86.8-95.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 10 4.0 2.1- 7.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 7 4.6 2.0-10.1 0 0.0 . - . 135 91.7 85.2-95.5 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 4 2.7 0.8- 8.3
Some College + 202 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 180 88.9 82.7-93.1 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2 14 5.5 3.1- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 167 6 4.3 1.8-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 154 92.6 86.7-96.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1
$50,000+ 139 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 123 89.5 82.6-93.8 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 9 5.8 2.8-11.6

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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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