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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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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  Total
Respond.^
Call 911 Other**
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,717 8,769 90.0 88.9-91.1 948 10.0 8.9-11.1
-Eastern NC 2,605 2,374 90.6 88.2-92.6 231 9.4 7.4-11.8
GENDER
Male 872 783 89.6 85.3-92.7 89 10.4 7.3-14.7
Female 1,733 1,591 91.6 88.5-93.9 142 8.4 6.1-11.5
RACE
White 1,772 1,628 91.7 89.1-93.7 144 8.3 6.3-10.9
African American 561 510 92.0 86.4-95.4 51 8.0 4.6-13.6
Other minorities 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,484 2,269 91.5 89.3-93.4 215 8.5 6.6-10.7
AGE
18-34 290 268 89.5 82.7-93.8 22 10.5 6.2-17.3
35-54 780 717 92.4 88.4-95.1 63 7.6 4.9-11.6
55-64 609 554 91.9 88.1-94.5 55 8.1 5.5-11.9
65-74 482 441 90.2 84.9-93.8 41 9.8 6.2-15.1
75+ 409 362 85.1 77.8-90.3 47 14.9 9.7-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 332 288 82.8 72.6-89.7 44 17.2 10.3-27.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 791 731 93.1 89.3-95.6 60 6.9 4.4-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 703 648 92.6 88.4-95.3 55 7.4 4.7-11.6
College Graduate 774 703 90.4 86.1-93.4 71 9.6 6.6-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 334 302 86.2 76.8-92.1 32 13.8 7.9-23.2
$15,000- 24,999 412 379 88.5 79.6-93.9 33 11.5 6.1-20.4
$25,000- 34,999 253 230 89.5 79.1-95.0 23 10.5 5.0-20.9
$35,000- 49,999 362 335 94.0 89.7-96.5 27 6.0 3.5-10.3
$50,000+ 786 727 95.3 93.0-96.9 59 4.7 3.1- 7.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 861 781 89.6 85.3-92.8 80 10.4 7.2-14.7
No 1,733 1,582 90.9 87.8-93.3 151 9.1 6.7-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 428 385 89.8 82.8-94.2 43 10.2 5.8-17.2
Non-Veteran 2,176 1,988 90.8 88.0-92.9 188 9.2 7.1-12.0

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**The category, Other, includes taking them to the hospital, calling a doctor or family member, or doing something else.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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