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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 323 11 3.1 1.6- 6.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 291 90.4 85.9-93.5 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 16 5.6 3.2- 9.6
GENDER
Male 120 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 0 0.0 . - . 110 92.4 85.6-96.2 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 5 4.1 1.6-10.1
Female 203 8 3.7 1.6- 8.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 181 88.7 82.1-93.1 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 11 6.8 3.4-13.0
RACE
White 275 10 3.7 1.8- 7.3 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 246 89.3 84.1-93.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 14 5.9 3.2-10.5
Other 48 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 0 0.0 . - . 45 95.0 83.7-98.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.2 1.0-16.3
AGE
18-44 87 5 4.6 1.9-11.0 0 0.0 . - . 76 89.5 80.8-94.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.8 2.3-14.0
45+ 232 6 1.9 0.7- 4.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 211 91.0 85.8-94.4 3 1.0 0.3- 3.4 10 5.4 2.8-10.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 7 4.1 1.7- 9.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 152 87.5 80.6-92.2 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9 10 6.4 3.3-12.1
Some College + 148 4 2.3 0.8- 6.6 0 0.0 . - . 138 92.8 85.8-96.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 4.8 1.9-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 6 2.9 1.1- 7.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 160 89.6 83.0-93.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 9 6.2 3.2-12.0
$50,000+ 85 3 3.8 1.2-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 80 93.9 85.5-97.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 2.4 0.5- 9.8

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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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