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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-MALES

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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 3,717 224 6.5 5.3- 7.9 19 0.4 0.2- 0.7 3,237 86.8 84.8-88.6 24 1.1 0.4- 2.8 213 5.2 4.3- 6.4
African American 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
Other Minorities 320 26 13.4 7.6-22.6 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3 276 84.2 75.2-90.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 12 1.9 0.8- 4.5
AGE
18-24 181 22 9.1 4.9-16.2 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 144 82.4 73.4-88.8 2 3.8 0.9-14.3 11 4.4 2.3- 8.2
25-34 385 31 10.8 6.8-16.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.7 332 84.7 78.7-89.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.4 18 3.9 2.2- 7.1
35-44 667 32 4.9 3.1- 7.5 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3 605 90.8 87.4-93.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.6 21 3.7 2.1- 6.4
45-54 974 44 5.4 3.6- 8.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4 854 85.7 81.2-89.3 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 69 8.2 5.3-12.5
55-64 1,041 51 5.1 3.5- 7.2 4 0.5 0.2- 1.7 925 88.6 85.6-91.0 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 57 5.6 3.9- 8.0
65+ 1,366 101 7.5 5.7- 9.8 12 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,151 84.5 81.5-87.0 15 1.6 0.7- 3.4 87 5.7 4.3- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 622 57 14.3 9.3-21.3 9 0.8 0.4- 1.9 528 78.6 70.7-84.8 7 2.6 0.5-12.0 21 3.8 2.0- 7.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,336 81 5.8 4.2- 7.9 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0 1,165 86.4 82.7-89.4 10 1.3 0.4- 3.7 71 6.2 4.0- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,109 60 6.1 3.9- 9.4 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1 962 87.8 84.2-90.7 4 0.1 0.0- 0.2 74 5.5 3.9- 7.7
College Graduate 1,561 84 5.6 4.1- 7.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,365 88.8 86.4-90.8 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6 100 4.9 3.7- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 388 27 15.7 8.4-27.4 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6 328 79.4 68.3-87.4 4 0.7 0.2- 2.8 23 3.5 1.8- 6.7
$15,000- 24,999 669 48 8.4 5.7-12.4 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2 575 86.6 82.0-90.1 4 0.1 0.1- 0.4 37 4.4 2.6- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 477 36 7.6 4.4-12.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 404 84.6 76.6-90.3 7 0.8 0.4- 1.8 29 6.7 2.7-15.6
$35,000- 49,999 605 33 6.3 4.0- 9.6 3 0.4 0.1- 2.7 528 85.3 80.1-89.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 37 7.6 4.5-12.4
$50,000- 74,999 690 46 7.0 4.1-11.8 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 607 88.0 82.7-91.9 2 1.3 0.2- 8.2 33 3.5 2.2- 5.6
$75,000+ 1,273 66 5.4 3.7- 7.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,130 88.4 84.9-91.1 4 1.2 0.2- 6.5 67 4.6 3.3- 6.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,577 107 7.9 5.6-11.2 11 0.3 0.1- 0.5 1,345 83.8 79.8-87.1 13 0.8 0.3- 1.8 101 7.2 5.0-10.3
No 2,984 167 6.2 4.9- 7.9 21 0.6 0.3- 1.0 2,623 87.9 85.7-89.7 14 0.9 0.3- 2.8 159 4.4 3.5- 5.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,445 82 5.0 3.6- 6.8 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 1,251 88.0 85.4-90.3 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 97 6.2 4.6- 8.3
Non-Veteran 2,809 177 7.8 6.2- 9.9 21 0.5 0.3- 0.9 2,448 85.9 83.3-88.1 20 1.1 0.4- 2.8 143 4.7 3.5- 6.2

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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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