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2014 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 3,148 2,823 89.1 87.3-90.6 325 10.9 9.4-12.7
-Eastern NC 980 869 88.3 84.9-91.0 111 11.7 9.0-15.1
GENDER
Male 394 343 85.7 79.6-90.2 51 14.3 9.8-20.4
Female 586 526 90.4 86.5-93.3 60 9.6 6.7-13.5
RACE
White 644 571 88.6 84.1-92.0 73 11.4 8.0-15.9
African American 234 212 90.4 83.5-94.6 22 9.6 5.4-16.5
Other minorities 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 916 815 88.9 85.4-91.6 101 11.1 8.4-14.6
AGE
18-34 153 136 86.5 77.7-92.2 17 13.5 7.8-22.3
35-54 276 249 88.0 81.5-92.5 27 12.0 7.5-18.5
55-64 239 214 93.0 89.0-95.6 25 7.0 4.4-11.0
65-74 188 166 87.8 81.0-92.4 22 12.2 7.6-19.0
75+ 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 88 83.0 71.9-90.3 18 17.0 9.7-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 316 281 87.3 79.5-92.5 35 12.7 7.5-20.5
Some Post-H.S. 291 265 91.1 85.5-94.7 26 8.9 5.3-14.5
College Graduate 265 235 89.0 82.6-93.2 30 11.0 6.8-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 173 157 92.7 87.6-95.8 16 7.3 4.2-12.4
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 300 273 88.0 80.2-93.0 27 12.0 7.0-19.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 284 252 91.3 86.0-94.6 32 8.7 5.4-14.0
No 690 611 87.3 83.1-90.6 79 12.7 9.4-16.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 821 726 88.6 85.3-91.3 95 11.4 8.7-14.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 789 697 88.0 84.1-91.0 92 12.0 9.0-15.9
No 191 172 89.8 82.2-94.4 19 10.2 5.6-17.8

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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.

**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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