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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 337 13 5.6 2.6-11.7 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 308 89.8 83.4-93.9 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 12 2.7 1.4- 5.2
Buncombe 376 14 4.3 2.3- 7.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 341 89.7 84.7-93.2 0 0.0 . - . 20 5.8 3.2-10.3
Cabarrus 324 17 6.5 3.4-12.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 288 87.2 80.1-92.0 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0 14 5.3 2.3-11.9
Catawba 348 23 6.6 4.0-10.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6 300 86.0 80.6-90.0 4 0.9 0.3- 2.9 18 5.9 3.4-10.2
Cumberland 357 17 4.3 2.4- 7.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 324 91.6 87.6-94.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 13 3.4 1.8- 6.3
Davidson 393 9 2.7 1.2- 5.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 365 93.1 89.5-95.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 16 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Durham 393 25 9.7 5.9-15.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 341 85.2 79.1-89.7 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 23 4.6 2.8- 7.4
Forsyth 361 11 2.7 1.3- 5.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9 329 91.4 86.7-94.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 18 5.2 2.8- 9.7
Gaston 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
Guilford 401 18 4.6 2.6- 8.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 365 90.1 85.2-93.5 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6 15 5.1 2.7- 9.5
Iredell 407 26 6.0 3.7- 9.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2 357 89.8 85.8-92.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 20 3.8 2.3- 6.2
Johnston 337 13 5.0 2.6- 9.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 302 89.7 84.8-93.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 17 4.5 2.6- 7.5
Mecklenburg 585 26 4.2 2.5- 7.0 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5 534 91.5 88.0-94.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 15 2.9 1.5- 5.8
New Hanover 390 20 3.8 2.3- 6.2 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 339 89.4 85.0-92.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 26 6.1 3.5-10.2
Onslow 363 18 7.3 3.9-13.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.8 328 88.7 82.8-92.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 12 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Orange 354 16 5.0 2.7- 8.9 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 309 87.7 83.1-91.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6 24 5.6 3.6- 8.6
Pitt 348 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 3 1.2 0.3- 5.5 319 89.2 82.7-93.4 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7 15 6.7 3.2-13.2
Randolph 333 20 8.7 4.8-15.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 293 87.2 80.8-91.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8
Robeson 346 27 10.4 5.8-17.8 6 1.8 0.6- 5.0 287 80.2 72.7-86.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 24 7.0 4.0-12.1
Rowan 413 19 6.3 3.2-12.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7 366 87.8 82.1-91.9 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4 21 4.8 2.7- 8.2
Union 347 18 5.5 3.1- 9.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 309 88.9 84.0-92.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 15 4.3 2.4- 7.7
Wake 564 22 5.4 2.7-10.5 5 1.3 0.4- 4.1 504 88.1 82.8-91.9 2 1.2 0.2- 6.1 31 4.0 2.7- 6.0
Wayne 358 17 5.4 3.0- 9.6 4 2.2 0.5- 9.2 312 86.4 80.1-90.9 6 2.0 0.5- 7.4 19 4.0 2.3- 6.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,393 163 4.9 3.7- 6.5 34 0.9 0.5- 1.4 3,000 88.8 86.8-90.5 24 0.5 0.3- 0.9 172 4.9 3.8- 6.2
Piedmont 6,381 312 6.3 5.2- 7.6 42 0.7 0.4- 1.2 5,686 88.0 86.4-89.5 40 0.8 0.3- 1.7 301 4.2 3.5- 5.1
Western NC 2,674 146 6.1 4.9- 7.7 15 0.6 0.3- 1.0 2,326 87.3 85.3-89.0 19 0.6 0.3- 1.0 168 5.5 4.4- 6.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,825 94 6.4 4.8- 8.5 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,594 87.0 84.6-89.1 12 0.4 0.2- 0.9 117 5.7 4.4- 7.4
Northwest 2,844 142 4.6 3.6- 5.7 18 0.5 0.3- 1.0 2,519 90.0 88.4-91.4 20 0.4 0.2- 0.8 145 4.5 3.5- 5.7
Charlotte 1,695 83 5.4 4.0- 7.4 15 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,518 88.9 86.0-91.3 13 1.4 0.4- 4.8 66 3.5 2.5- 5.0
Greensboro 1,556 74 5.0 3.6- 6.9 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1 1,386 89.1 85.8-91.7 10 0.5 0.2- 1.2 79 5.0 3.0- 8.2
Southern Regional 1,099 67 5.5 3.8- 7.7 8 0.5 0.2- 1.1 959 89.0 86.0-91.4 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 59 4.6 3.1- 6.8
Coastal 536 25 3.7 1.9- 7.2 5 0.6 0.2- 2.6 470 90.5 86.2-93.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 33 4.7 2.8- 7.7
Wake 1,411 73 9.7 6.7-13.8 13 1.2 0.5- 3.0 1,243 84.2 80.0-87.6 5 0.7 0.1- 3.2 77 4.2 3.2- 5.7
Area L 127 7 3.0 1.1- 7.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 113 93.1 86.3-96.6 2 0.6 0.1- 3.6 4 3.0 0.8- 9.9
Eastern 1,355 56 5.4 3.1- 9.3 16 1.4 0.7- 2.6 1,210 86.9 82.6-90.2 12 0.5 0.2- 1.3 61 5.8 3.9- 8.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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