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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,740 1,562 89.7 86.9-91.9 178 10.3 8.1-13.1
GENDER
Male 650 573 88.4 83.5-91.9 77 11.6 8.1-16.5
Female 1,090 989 90.9 87.8-93.3 101 9.1 6.7-12.2
RACE
White 1,612 1,444 89.9 87.0-92.1 168 10.1 7.9-13.0
Other minorities 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,698 1,525 90.9 88.8-92.7 173 9.1 7.3-11.2
AGE
18-34 122 113 90.7 81.1-95.6 *** *** ***
35-54 475 428 89.5 84.0-93.2 47 10.5 6.8-16.0
55-64 432 390 89.8 85.9-92.7 42 10.2 7.3-14.1
65-74 396 352 88.3 83.9-91.7 44 11.7 8.3-16.1
75+ 299 263 88.9 84.4-92.2 36 11.1 7.8-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 201 80.1 69.5-87.7 35 19.9 12.3-30.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 465 92.0 88.3-94.7 49 8.0 5.3-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 464 422 92.7 89.0-95.2 42 7.3 4.8-11.0
College Graduate 524 473 91.7 88.7-93.9 51 8.3 6.1-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 225 90.3 83.0-94.6 24 9.7 5.4-17.0
$15,000- 24,999 330 293 84.1 74.3-90.6 37 15.9 9.4-25.7
$25,000- 34,999 217 198 92.4 87.6-95.5 19 7.6 4.5-12.4
$35,000- 49,999 212 181 87.3 81.2-91.6 31 12.7 8.4-18.8
$50,000+ 437 403 94.6 92.0-96.5 34 5.4 3.5- 8.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 577 89.4 84.3-93.0 65 10.6 7.0-15.7
No 1,092 979 89.7 86.3-92.4 113 10.3 7.6-13.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 250 217 86.6 80.6-91.0 33 13.4 9.0-19.4
Non-Veteran 1,490 1,345 90.1 87.0-92.5 145 9.9 7.5-13.0

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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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