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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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 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
-Forsyth County 361 11 2.7 1.3- 5.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 329 91.4 86.7-94.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 18 5.2 2.8- 9.7
GENDER
Male 133 4 3.2 1.0- 9.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 120 89.2 79.4-94.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 6.7 2.5-16.5
Female 228 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 209 93.4 88.9-96.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 10 4.0 1.9- 8.2
RACE
White 274 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 256 94.6 91.0-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 11 3.7 1.9- 7.0
Other 83 5 4.9 1.7-13.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1 72 85.8 72.8-93.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 7.9 2.6-21.7
AGE
18-44 89 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 85 94.6 83.6-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.4 1.1-16.3
45+ 269 11 5.1 2.5-10.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 242 88.9 83.2-92.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 14 5.7 3.2-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 98 91.0 76.0-97.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.5 1.5-23.8
Some College + 256 9 3.4 1.6- 7.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 231 91.6 86.9-94.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 14 4.7 2.6- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 4 2.0 0.7- 5.7 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 118 91.0 84.0-95.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 9 6.6 3.1-13.5
$50,000+ 173 6 3.5 1.3- 9.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 162 93.7 88.0-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1

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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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