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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 761 19 3.4 1.6- 7.0 8 1.2 0.5- 2.9 695 90.2 86.6-92.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.6 36 5.0 3.4- 7.2
GENDER
Male 294 11 5.2 2.1-12.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6 261 87.2 80.6-91.8 0 0.0 . - . 20 6.4 3.9-10.3
Female 467 8 1.4 0.7- 2.8 6 1.3 0.5- 3.4 434 93.5 90.7-95.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 16 3.4 2.0- 5.6
RACE
White 569 13 2.3 1.3- 4.1 3 0.9 0.2- 3.3 521 91.3 88.1-93.7 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 30 5.3 3.6- 8.0
Other 183 6 6.2 1.7-20.0 4 1.6 0.5- 5.5 166 87.7 76.7-94.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 6 4.3 1.8- 9.8
AGE
18-44 378 8 3.2 1.0-10.0 5 1.1 0.4- 3.3 346 90.6 85.1-94.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 18 5.0 3.0- 8.1
45+ 381 11 3.7 2.0- 6.9 3 1.4 0.4- 5.5 347 89.5 84.9-92.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 18 5.0 2.9- 8.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 6 6.2 1.7-20.3 4 2.5 0.9- 7.3 171 85.9 75.0-92.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 5.1 2.4-10.7
Some College + 569 13 2.2 1.2- 4.1 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 522 91.9 88.9-94.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 28 4.9 3.2- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 10 6.0 2.2-15.6 6 2.2 0.8- 5.5 266 86.2 78.2-91.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 16 5.4 3.1- 9.1
$50,000+ 360 7 1.7 0.8- 3.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 336 93.6 89.9-95.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 15 3.8 2.1- 6.8

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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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