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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,635 282 7.0 5.8- 8.5 33 0.5 0.3- 0.8 4,027 86.4 84.5-88.1 27 0.8 0.4- 2.0 266 5.3 4.3- 6.4
Female 7,813 339 4.8 3.9- 5.9 58 1.0 0.6- 1.5 6,985 89.8 88.5-91.0 56 0.5 0.3- 0.7 375 3.9 3.4- 4.6
RACE
White 9,912 475 5.7 4.8- 6.7 59 0.6 0.4- 1.0 8,797 88.3 87.0-89.4 72 0.9 0.5- 1.6 509 4.5 4.0- 5.2
African American 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
Asian 95 7 3.8 1.7- 8.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 84 93.9 88.6-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.7 0.5- 5.2
Native American 287 15 13.0 4.9-30.0 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 243 80.6 66.3-89.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9 23 5.5 2.9-10.2
Other Minorities 372 33 12.1 7.0-19.9 7 1.7 0.7- 3.8 322 84.6 76.8-90.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 1.7 0.7- 3.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 407 39 12.3 7.5-19.6 11 1.7 0.8- 3.6 348 84.3 77.1-89.6 0 0.0 . - . 9 1.6 0.7- 3.7
-English Speaking 219 9 3.9 1.4-10.1 8 3.7 1.5- 8.6 193 87.9 80.5-92.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 4.5 1.9-10.0
-Spanish Speaking 188 30 17.0 9.8-27.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.3 155 82.3 71.6-89.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 12,007 582 5.4 4.7- 6.2 80 0.7 0.5- 1.0 10,634 88.4 87.3-89.5 83 0.7 0.4- 1.2 628 4.8 4.2- 5.4
AGE
18-24 365 39 10.7 6.8-16.4 4 0.8 0.2- 3.1 303 82.7 76.3-87.7 4 2.3 0.7- 7.9 15 3.4 1.9- 6.0
25-34 1,131 70 7.4 5.2-10.4 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 1,000 88.2 85.0-90.8 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 49 3.6 2.5- 5.3
35-44 1,855 83 4.4 3.3- 5.8 12 0.7 0.3- 1.9 1,694 91.6 89.6-93.2 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 61 3.1 2.2- 4.5
45-54 2,426 98 4.7 3.5- 6.4 12 0.5 0.2- 1.1 2,173 88.5 86.0-90.6 10 0.3 0.1- 0.6 133 6.0 4.4- 8.2
55-64 2,642 116 4.4 3.4- 5.5 13 0.5 0.3- 1.1 2,357 89.5 87.7-91.0 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7 149 5.4 4.3- 6.8
65-74 2,236 110 5.2 3.9- 6.7 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,971 88.5 86.5-90.2 19 0.9 0.5- 1.9 122 4.8 3.8- 6.0
75+ 1,692 102 5.8 4.4- 7.6 27 2.0 1.2- 3.2 1,425 83.8 80.9-86.3 34 2.1 1.2- 3.9 104 6.3 4.7- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,566 117 12.8 9.1-17.7 17 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,347 80.6 75.5-85.0 19 1.8 0.5- 6.1 66 3.7 2.5- 5.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,655 180 5.0 3.9- 6.4 37 1.0 0.6- 1.8 3,233 88.1 85.9-90.0 38 1.1 0.5- 2.1 167 4.8 3.6- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,184 146 5.3 4.0- 7.0 23 0.8 0.4- 1.6 2,817 88.9 86.9-90.7 12 0.1 0.1- 0.2 186 4.9 3.9- 6.1
College Graduate 4,026 177 4.3 3.5- 5.3 14 0.3 0.2- 0.7 3,600 90.7 89.4-91.8 14 0.3 0.1- 0.6 221 4.4 3.7- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,356 78 10.1 6.4-15.5 17 1.7 0.7- 3.9 1,177 84.4 79.1-88.5 18 0.8 0.4- 1.6 66 3.1 2.1- 4.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,959 103 6.5 4.7- 8.9 15 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,740 87.8 84.9-90.2 13 0.3 0.1- 0.9 88 4.7 3.3- 6.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,282 64 6.6 4.0-10.9 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,133 87.0 82.0-90.8 12 0.8 0.4- 1.5 65 5.1 2.8- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,619 73 6.2 4.0- 9.3 9 1.1 0.3- 3.3 1,447 86.8 83.2-89.7 8 0.3 0.1- 0.6 82 5.7 4.0- 8.0
$50,000-74,999 1,742 89 5.3 3.7- 7.7 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 1,547 89.5 86.7-91.7 7 0.8 0.2- 3.7 94 4.2 3.2- 5.5
$75,000+ 2,673 127 4.8 3.7- 6.2 12 0.5 0.2- 1.0 2,400 90.2 88.1-91.9 8 0.8 0.2- 3.4 126 3.7 2.9- 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,416 242 6.0 4.7- 7.6 36 0.6 0.4- 0.8 3,847 86.8 84.7-88.6 43 0.8 0.5- 1.2 248 5.9 4.7- 7.5
No 7,840 363 5.6 4.7- 6.7 53 0.8 0.5- 1.2 7,005 89.0 87.7-90.2 40 0.6 0.3- 1.4 379 3.9 3.4- 4.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,621 90 4.8 3.6- 6.5 9 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,411 88.4 86.0-90.5 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7 104 5.9 4.4- 7.8
Non-Veteran 9,787 486 6.2 5.2- 7.3 71 0.7 0.5- 1.1 8,692 88.3 87.0-89.5 72 0.8 0.4- 1.4 466 4.1 3.4- 4.8

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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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