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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,445 1,301 90.5 87.7-92.8 144 9.5 7.2-12.3
GENDER
Male 423 373 92.5 89.2-94.9 50 7.5 5.1-10.8
Female 1,022 928 88.8 84.3-92.2 94 11.2 7.8-15.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,429 1,287 90.4 87.5-92.7 142 9.6 7.3-12.5
AGE
18-34 163 150 93.8 87.1-97.1 13 6.2 2.9-12.9
35-44 196 177 88.0 78.5-93.6 19 12.0 6.4-21.5
45-54 307 277 90.5 84.8-94.1 30 9.5 5.9-15.2
55-64 340 311 92.8 88.2-95.7 29 7.2 4.3-11.8
65-74 244 225 91.9 81.9-96.6 19 8.1 3.4-18.1
75+ 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 191 80.4 69.5-88.1 36 19.6 11.9-30.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 484 434 91.4 85.9-94.9 50 8.6 5.1-14.1
Some Post-H.S. 364 342 95.3 92.3-97.2 22 4.7 2.8- 7.7
College Graduate 365 330 89.0 82.2-93.4 35 11.0 6.6-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 271 245 91.4 85.1-95.1 26 8.6 4.9-14.9
$15,000- 24,999 306 271 87.4 78.7-92.9 35 12.6 7.1-21.3
$25,000- 34,999 166 148 90.4 78.5-96.0 18 9.6 4.0-21.5
$35,000- 49,999 192 178 93.1 84.1-97.2 14 6.9 2.8-15.9
$50,000- 74,999 122 113 94.4 87.2-97.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 163 149 94.0 88.4-97.0 14 6.0 3.0-11.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 457 399 87.1 80.7-91.6 58 12.9 8.4-19.3
No 980 894 91.6 88.2-94.0 86 8.4 6.0-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 171 151 89.1 80.0-94.3 20 10.9 5.7-20.0
Non-Veteran 1,273 1,149 90.7 87.7-93.1 124 9.3 6.9-12.3

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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