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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 9,717 8,769 90.0 88.9-91.1 948 10.0 8.9-11.1
GENDER
Male 3,485 3,108 89.2 87.3-90.9 377 10.8 9.1-12.7
Female 6,232 5,661 90.8 89.3-92.0 571 9.2 8.0-10.7
RACE
White 7,616 6,896 90.8 89.6-91.9 720 9.2 8.1-10.4
African American 1,445 1,301 90.5 87.7-92.8 144 9.5 7.2-12.3
Native American 224 197 84.9 72.3-92.4 27 15.1 7.6-27.7
Other Minorities 372 323 81.8 72.9-88.3 49 18.2 11.7-27.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 338 292 78.5 69.0-85.7 46 21.5 14.3-31.0
-English Speaking 175 163 92.6 82.1-97.1 12 7.4 2.9-17.9
-Spanish Speaking 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 9,355 8,455 90.7 89.6-91.7 900 9.3 8.3-10.4
AGE
18-34 855 776 90.1 86.9-92.5 79 9.9 7.5-13.1
35-44 1,257 1,161 90.3 87.0-92.8 96 9.7 7.2-13.0
45-54 1,785 1,609 90.8 88.7-92.5 176 9.2 7.5-11.3
55-64 2,221 2,025 91.7 90.0-93.2 196 8.3 6.8-10.0
65-74 1,945 1,763 90.2 87.9-92.1 182 9.8 7.9-12.1
75+ 1,544 1,334 83.7 80.3-86.6 210 16.3 13.4-19.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,134 975 83.2 78.8-86.8 159 16.8 13.2-21.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,738 2,474 90.5 88.2-92.3 264 9.5 7.7-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,478 2,255 92.1 90.1-93.7 223 7.9 6.3- 9.9
College Graduate 3,342 3,044 91.3 89.6-92.8 298 8.7 7.2-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,090 974 86.9 82.2-90.5 116 13.1 9.5-17.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,570 1,404 87.0 83.3-89.9 166 13.0 10.1-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 968 861 88.7 84.7-91.7 107 11.3 8.3-15.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,206 1,091 91.9 88.8-94.2 115 8.1 5.8-11.2
$50,000-74,999 1,171 1,086 94.8 92.9-96.3 85 5.2 3.7- 7.1
$75,000+ 2,028 1,850 92.7 90.9-94.2 178 7.3 5.8- 9.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,111 2,777 89.0 86.8-90.8 334 11.0 9.2-13.2
No 6,567 5,955 90.4 88.9-91.6 612 9.6 8.4-11.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,391 1,237 88.5 85.2-91.2 154 11.5 8.8-14.8
Non-Veteran 8,322 7,528 90.2 89.0-91.4 794 9.8 8.6-11.0

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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).

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