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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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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Respond.^
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 12,448 621 5.9 5.1- 6.8 91 0.7 0.5- 1.0 11,012 88.2 87.0-89.2 83 0.7 0.4- 1.2 641 4.6 4.0- 5.2
-Buncombe County 376 14 4.3 2.3- 7.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 341 89.7 84.7-93.2 0 0.0 . - . 20 5.8 3.2-10.3
GENDER
Male 134 5 3.4 1.2- 9.1 0 0.0 . - . 122 90.1 80.5-95.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.6 2.5-16.5
Female 242 9 5.0 2.3-10.8 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 219 89.4 83.2-93.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 5.2 2.7- 9.7
RACE
White 345 14 4.7 2.5- 8.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 312 90.2 85.6-93.5 0 0.0 . - . 18 4.8 2.8- 8.3
Other 28 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 26 82.8 44.1-96.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 17.2 3.3-55.9
AGE
18-44 99 6 5.7 2.3-13.4 0 0.0 . - . 90 89.0 78.7-94.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.3 1.6-16.1
45+ 276 8 3.0 1.4- 6.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 250 90.3 85.6-93.6 0 0.0 . - . 17 6.3 3.7-10.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 4 7.1 2.3-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 98 84.7 70.0-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.2 2.6-23.1
Some College + 265 10 3.2 1.7- 6.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 241 92.0 87.7-94.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 4.5 2.4- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 5 3.1 1.0- 9.1 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 163 88.1 78.6-93.8 0 0.0 . - . 10 8.4 3.6-18.0
$50,000+ 154 8 4.9 2.4- 9.6 0 0.0 . - . 139 90.9 85.2-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 4.2 2.0- 8.9

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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