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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 6,195 251 5.0 3.8- 6.4 40 0.9 0.5- 1.6 5,560 89.6 88.0-91.0 48 0.6 0.4- 1.0 296 3.9 3.3- 4.6
African American 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
Other Minorities 434 29 7.2 4.2-12.1 6 2.8 1.2- 6.6 373 86.6 81.2-90.6 2 0.1 0.0- 0.8 24 3.2 2.0- 5.3
AGE
18-24 184 17 12.6 6.6-22.8 2 1.4 0.3- 7.1 159 83.1 73.0-89.9 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 4 2.3 0.7- 7.2
25-34 746 39 3.9 2.7- 5.7 6 0.9 0.4- 2.4 668 91.7 89.3-93.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0
35-44 1,188 51 3.9 2.7- 5.5 5 0.9 0.2- 3.9 1,089 92.3 89.9-94.2 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 40 2.6 1.8- 3.9
45-54 1,452 54 4.1 2.6- 6.4 7 0.6 0.2- 1.6 1,319 91.1 88.5-93.1 8 0.3 0.2- 0.8 64 3.9 2.8- 5.5
55-64 1,601 65 3.7 2.7- 5.0 9 0.6 0.2- 1.5 1,432 90.3 88.1-92.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.2 92 5.2 3.8- 7.0
65+ 2,562 111 4.0 3.1- 5.2 29 1.5 1.0- 2.3 2,245 87.8 85.8-89.6 38 1.4 0.8- 2.4 139 5.3 4.1- 6.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 944 60 11.2 6.4-19.0 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8 819 83.0 75.9-88.4 12 0.8 0.4- 1.9 45 3.7 2.3- 5.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,319 99 4.3 2.9- 6.2 28 1.5 0.8- 3.0 2,068 89.8 87.3-91.8 28 0.9 0.5- 1.6 96 3.5 2.5- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,075 86 4.6 3.3- 6.4 14 1.1 0.5- 2.7 1,855 89.9 87.5-91.8 8 0.1 0.1- 0.3 112 4.3 3.2- 5.7
College Graduate 2,465 93 3.1 2.4- 4.0 8 0.2 0.1- 0.5 2,235 92.4 91.1-93.6 8 0.3 0.1- 0.8 121 4.0 3.1- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 968 51 6.2 3.5-10.7 11 2.4 0.9- 6.3 849 87.9 82.9-91.5 14 0.8 0.3- 1.8 43 2.8 1.8- 4.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,290 55 4.8 2.7- 8.2 10 0.8 0.4- 1.9 1,165 88.9 84.8-91.9 9 0.5 0.2- 1.6 51 5.0 3.1- 7.9
$25,000- 34,999 805 28 5.8 2.2-14.4 7 0.6 0.2- 1.4 729 89.3 82.3-93.7 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3 36 3.6 2.3- 5.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,014 40 6.1 3.1-11.8 6 1.6 0.4- 5.8 919 88.0 82.5-91.9 4 0.1 0.1- 0.4 45 4.2 2.8- 6.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,052 43 3.7 2.5- 5.3 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 940 90.8 88.4-92.8 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 61 4.8 3.4- 6.6
$75,000+ 1,400 61 4.0 2.8- 5.9 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4 1,270 92.5 90.4-94.1 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 59 2.7 1.9- 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,839 135 4.3 3.3- 5.5 25 0.8 0.5- 1.3 2,502 89.3 87.4-91.0 30 0.7 0.4- 1.3 147 4.9 3.7- 6.3
No 4,856 196 5.1 3.8- 6.7 32 1.0 0.6- 1.8 4,382 90.1 88.3-91.6 26 0.4 0.2- 0.7 220 3.4 2.8- 4.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 176 8 3.3 1.4- 7.2 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 160 92.3 85.7-96.0 0 0.0 . - . 7 3.4 1.1- 9.7
Non-Veteran 6,978 309 5.0 3.9- 6.2 50 0.9 0.5- 1.5 6,244 90.1 88.7-91.3 52 0.5 0.3- 0.7 323 3.6 3.0- 4.2

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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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