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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

If you thought someone was having a heart attack or a stroke, what is the first thing you would do?

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  Total
Respond.^
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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,910 513 4.9 4.2- 5.7 71 0.7 0.5- 1.1 9,690 89.1 88.0-90.1 74 0.7 0.4- 1.2 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3
No 1,515 106 10.5 7.7-14.3 18 0.8 0.4- 1.4 1,306 83.7 79.8-87.0 9 0.7 0.2- 3.0 76 4.3 3.0- 6.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 203 10 10.1 3.7-24.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 173 84.9 72.1-92.4 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 15 4.1 1.9- 8.8
Recommended Range 3,950 189 5.5 4.1- 7.3 35 1.1 0.7- 1.8 3,505 88.7 86.6-90.5 25 0.8 0.4- 1.8 196 3.9 3.1- 4.9
Overweight 4,267 210 6.1 4.8- 7.8 29 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,779 88.2 86.3-89.8 25 0.3 0.2- 0.7 224 4.9 4.0- 6.0
Obese 3,476 179 5.5 4.3- 7.0 16 0.6 0.2- 1.4 3,082 88.1 85.8-90.1 24 0.9 0.3- 2.8 175 4.9 3.7- 6.5
Current Smoker
No 10,168 502 5.6 4.8- 6.5 75 0.7 0.5- 1.0 9,009 88.8 87.7-89.9 71 0.8 0.4- 1.4 511 4.1 3.6- 4.7
Yes 2,229 116 7.0 4.9-10.0 16 0.8 0.3- 1.9 1,958 85.6 82.2-88.4 11 0.3 0.1- 0.6 128 6.3 4.5- 8.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,493 91 5.0 3.7- 6.7 12 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,266 84.8 80.4-88.3 18 1.3 0.6- 2.8 106 8.3 5.3-12.8
No 10,829 526 6.0 5.2- 7.0 78 0.8 0.5- 1.1 9,628 88.4 87.2-89.5 64 0.6 0.3- 1.2 533 4.2 3.7- 4.8
Binge Drinker
No 11,280 554 5.9 5.1- 6.9 84 0.7 0.5- 1.0 9,985 88.3 87.1-89.3 80 0.6 0.4- 0.9 577 4.5 3.9- 5.1
Yes 1,045 59 5.6 3.5- 9.1 7 0.9 0.3- 2.8 922 87.2 82.4-90.8 2 1.2 0.2- 7.4 55 5.1 3.1- 8.2
Heavy Drinker
No 11,798 586 5.7 5.0- 6.6 86 0.7 0.5- 1.0 10,452 88.3 87.2-89.3 81 0.7 0.4- 1.2 593 4.6 4.0- 5.2
Yes 460 18 6.0 2.0-16.8 4 1.7 0.4- 8.2 405 88.2 79.4-93.5 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9 31 3.9 2.5- 6.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,410 65 3.8 2.7- 5.4 9 0.4 0.2- 0.8 1,251 89.2 85.8-91.8 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 79 6.3 4.1- 9.6
No 10,782 541 6.1 5.2- 7.1 73 0.7 0.5- 1.1 9,549 88.1 86.9-89.3 74 0.7 0.4- 1.3 545 4.3 3.8- 4.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,040 45 5.1 3.0- 8.3 8 0.6 0.2- 1.3 919 86.7 82.2-90.2 2 1.2 0.2- 7.5 66 6.5 4.4- 9.5
No 11,351 572 6.0 5.1- 6.9 82 0.8 0.5- 1.1 10,043 88.2 87.1-89.3 81 0.6 0.4- 1.1 573 4.4 3.8- 5.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,613 84 4.4 3.2- 6.1 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,410 89.4 87.0-91.4 16 0.6 0.3- 1.2 90 4.9 3.5- 6.8
No 10,819 536 5.9 5.1- 6.8 77 0.7 0.5- 1.1 9,588 88.2 87.0-89.2 67 0.7 0.4- 1.2 551 4.5 3.9- 5.2
Disability
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

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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