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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,372 4,833 89.8 88.3-91.2 539 10.2 8.8-11.7
GENDER
Male 1,963 1,752 89.2 86.7-91.3 211 10.8 8.7-13.3
Female 3,409 3,081 90.3 88.3-92.0 328 9.7 8.0-11.7
RACE
White 4,232 3,824 90.7 89.1-92.1 408 9.3 7.9-10.9
African American 842 751 89.7 86.0-92.5 91 10.3 7.5-14.0
Other minorities 265 231 84.0 74.3-90.5 34 16.0 9.5-25.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 186 161 81.3 69.1-89.5 25 18.7 10.5-30.9
Non-Hispanic 5,173 4,661 90.3 88.8-91.6 512 9.7 8.4-11.2
AGE
18-34 443 395 90.2 86.1-93.2 48 9.8 6.8-13.9
35-54 1,787 1,625 89.9 87.5-91.9 162 10.1 8.1-12.5
55-64 1,180 1,081 92.1 89.8-94.0 99 7.9 6.0-10.2
65-74 1,067 970 90.8 87.6-93.3 97 9.2 6.7-12.4
75+ 836 709 81.4 76.3-85.6 127 18.6 14.4-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 566 486 84.3 78.6-88.7 80 15.7 11.3-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,433 1,278 88.6 85.1-91.4 155 11.4 8.6-14.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,311 1,185 91.7 88.9-93.9 126 8.3 6.1-11.1
College Graduate 2,044 1,868 91.6 89.4-93.3 176 8.4 6.7-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 507 447 86.1 78.4-91.4 60 13.9 8.6-21.6
$15,000- 24,999 828 732 86.9 82.1-90.6 96 13.1 9.4-17.9
$25,000- 34,999 498 433 87.3 81.8-91.3 65 12.7 8.7-18.2
$35,000- 49,999 632 575 91.6 86.4-95.0 57 8.4 5.0-13.6
$50,000+ 1,976 1,806 92.7 90.9-94.2 170 7.3 5.8- 9.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,608 1,419 88.5 85.5-91.0 189 11.5 9.0-14.5
No 3,742 3,394 90.2 88.3-91.8 348 9.8 8.2-11.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 713 635 88.1 83.3-91.6 78 11.9 8.4-16.7
Non-Veteran 4,656 4,195 90.0 88.3-91.5 461 10.0 8.5-11.7

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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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