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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 7 6.4 2.3-16.9 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8 106 88.7 78.7-94.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 3.9 1.5-10.0
Non-Hispanic 9,773 468 5.7 4.8- 6.7 55 0.6 0.4- 1.0 8,676 88.3 87.0-89.4 72 0.9 0.5- 1.6 502 4.5 3.9- 5.1
AGE
18-24 241 28 12.5 7.6-20.1 3 1.1 0.2- 5.0 198 80.2 71.7-86.7 4 3.7 1.0-12.0 8 2.4 1.1- 5.3
25-34 798 48 7.1 4.8-10.3 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3 706 88.3 84.7-91.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 38 4.2 2.7- 6.3
35-44 1,391 63 4.8 3.4- 6.5 7 0.8 0.2- 2.8 1,276 92.0 89.8-93.8 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6 41 2.2 1.5- 3.3
45-54 1,894 75 3.9 2.7- 5.5 7 0.3 0.1- 0.9 1,703 89.7 87.4-91.6 10 0.4 0.2- 0.8 99 5.7 4.3- 7.6
55-64 2,140 83 4.1 3.1- 5.4 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,927 89.9 87.9-91.5 7 0.3 0.1- 0.8 117 5.4 4.2- 7.0
65+ 3,372 175 5.0 4.1- 6.1 31 1.2 0.8- 1.8 2,919 86.3 84.5-87.9 45 1.5 0.9- 2.5 202 6.0 4.9- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,049 59 10.7 6.3-17.7 9 1.1 0.5- 2.3 925 81.7 74.2-87.4 14 2.9 0.7-11.4 42 3.6 2.2- 6.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,845 142 5.9 4.5- 7.7 22 0.9 0.4- 2.0 2,519 87.3 84.9-89.5 33 1.5 0.8- 3.0 129 4.4 3.3- 5.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,587 120 5.3 4.0- 7.0 17 0.7 0.3- 1.8 2,288 89.3 87.2-91.0 11 0.2 0.1- 0.3 151 4.6 3.6- 5.9
College Graduate 3,422 154 4.5 3.5- 5.6 11 0.3 0.1- 0.7 3,057 90.1 88.6-91.4 14 0.4 0.2- 0.7 186 4.8 3.9- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 880 40 6.2 3.5-11.0 6 2.1 0.5- 7.6 772 86.8 81.5-90.7 13 1.1 0.5- 2.4 49 3.8 2.6- 5.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,408 66 6.3 4.0- 9.9 9 0.4 0.2- 0.9 1,262 88.9 85.3-91.7 11 0.5 0.2- 1.5 60 3.9 2.7- 5.5
$25,000- 34,999 998 55 8.3 4.7-14.4 8 0.7 0.3- 1.7 878 86.3 80.7-90.5 11 1.0 0.5- 2.2 46 3.7 2.4- 5.6
$35,000-49,999 1,348 59 6.3 3.8-10.1 5 0.8 0.2- 4.2 1,206 86.4 82.1-89.8 8 0.3 0.1- 0.8 70 6.2 4.2- 8.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,462 79 5.3 3.8- 7.3 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1 1,293 89.0 86.1-91.3 7 1.0 0.2- 4.7 78 4.3 3.2- 5.8
$75,000+ 2,376 114 5.1 3.8- 6.7 8 0.3 0.1- 0.7 2,134 90.0 87.6-91.9 7 0.9 0.2- 4.0 113 3.7 2.8- 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,441 185 5.8 4.6- 7.2 20 0.5 0.3- 0.9 3,013 87.4 85.4-89.1 34 0.9 0.5- 1.5 189 5.5 4.4- 6.8
No 6,342 279 5.4 4.3- 6.7 38 0.7 0.4- 1.3 5,679 88.9 87.3-90.3 38 0.9 0.4- 2.0 308 4.1 3.5- 4.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,332 73 5.0 3.6- 7.0 7 0.6 0.2- 1.4 1,162 87.8 84.9-90.2 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 84 6.3 4.6- 8.7
Non-Veteran 7,750 363 5.8 4.8- 7.0 45 0.6 0.4- 1.1 6,908 88.6 87.1-89.9 63 1.0 0.5- 1.9 371 4.0 3.4- 4.6

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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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