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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,701 89 4.1 3.0- 5.7 20 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,497 88.9 86.1-91.2 7 0.2 0.1- 0.6 88 6.0 4.1- 8.5
GENDER
Male 555 31 4.8 3.0- 7.6 9 1.1 0.5- 2.6 476 85.6 80.1-89.7 2 0.3 0.0- 1.5 37 8.2 4.8-13.7
Female 1,146 58 3.5 2.2- 5.5 11 0.6 0.3- 1.4 1,021 91.5 88.7-93.7 5 0.1 0.1- 0.3 51 4.2 2.7- 6.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 14 98.2 87.3-99.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-12.7
Non-Hispanic 1,685 89 4.2 3.0- 5.7 20 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,482 88.8 86.0-91.1 7 0.2 0.1- 0.6 87 6.0 4.1- 8.6
AGE
18-24 75 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 0 0.0 . - . 69 93.6 84.8-97.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.8 2.2-14.8
25-34 186 8 2.8 1.1- 6.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 168 91.7 85.2-95.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 8 5.1 2.1-11.5
35-44 267 9 2.5 0.9- 6.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 244 90.3 83.4-94.5 0 0.0 . - . 12 6.7 3.2-13.5
45-54 370 15 6.4 3.1-12.8 5 1.4 0.5- 4.5 324 83.7 73.9-90.3 0 0.0 . - . 26 8.5 3.5-19.2
55-64 381 26 4.5 2.8- 7.2 5 1.2 0.3- 4.5 328 88.9 83.9-92.5 0 0.0 . - . 22 5.3 2.7-10.0
65+ 410 30 8.4 5.0-13.6 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4 353 85.7 80.1-90.0 6 1.3 0.4- 4.3 14 3.2 1.7- 6.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 28 8.2 4.6-14.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 234 83.0 75.0-88.8 4 1.0 0.2- 4.0 20 7.6 3.8-14.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 600 26 2.7 1.5- 4.8 12 1.1 0.5- 2.5 534 88.9 82.7-93.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.5 25 7.1 3.5-13.8
Some Post-H.S. 416 20 3.8 1.7- 8.3 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 366 88.8 83.1-92.7 0 0.0 . - . 26 6.5 3.6-11.2
College Graduate 393 15 4.0 2.2- 7.4 2 0.6 0.1- 3.5 359 92.7 88.9-95.2 0 0.0 . - . 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 23 8.5 4.1-16.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.6 285 87.1 79.4-92.2 3 0.8 0.2- 3.9 12 2.7 1.2- 5.8
$15,000- 24,999 363 20 3.8 2.1- 6.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.3 318 87.2 80.4-91.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 20 7.9 4.0-15.0
$25,000- 34,999 192 7 2.3 1.0- 5.2 0 0.0 . - . 174 87.3 68.5-95.6 0 0.0 . - . 11 10.4 2.8-31.6
$35,000-49,999 197 11 6.3 2.9-13.0 2 1.4 0.2- 8.2 179 89.4 81.9-94.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 2.9 1.0- 8.0
$50,000- 74,999 194 8 2.8 1.2- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 173 92.6 86.9-95.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 4.6 2.1- 9.9
$75,000+ 185 8 3.5 1.5- 8.0 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2 162 88.9 81.4-93.6 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 11 6.3 2.8-13.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 682 38 3.3 2.1- 5.1 12 0.7 0.4- 1.5 590 86.8 80.7-91.2 5 0.5 0.1- 1.7 37 8.7 4.7-15.3
No 978 47 4.1 2.7- 6.3 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0 872 90.8 87.9-93.0 2 0.0 0.0- 0.1 49 4.2 2.7- 6.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 204 15 6.3 3.3-11.8 0 0.0 . - . 174 86.9 80.2-91.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 14 6.6 3.5-12.0
Non-Veteran 1,357 71 4.1 2.8- 5.8 16 0.8 0.4- 1.6 1,203 89.8 86.6-92.3 6 0.2 0.1- 0.7 61 5.2 3.2- 8.2

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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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