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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 3,148 2,823 89.1 87.3-90.6 325 10.9 9.4-12.7
GENDER
Male 1,310 1,161 87.6 84.6-90.1 149 12.4 9.9-15.4
Female 1,838 1,662 90.4 88.4-92.1 176 9.6 7.9-11.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,731 2,463 89.8 87.9-91.5 268 10.2 8.5-12.1
No 406 350 85.3 80.5-89.0 56 14.7 11.0-19.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 923 836 89.3 85.7-92.0 87 10.7 8.0-14.3
Overweight 1,058 948 88.6 85.0-91.4 110 11.4 8.6-15.0
Obese 893 803 89.8 86.7-92.3 90 10.2 7.7-13.3
Current Smoker
Yes 523 475 87.6 81.7-91.7 48 12.4 8.3-18.3
No 2,603 2,330 89.5 87.7-91.1 273 10.5 8.9-12.3
History of CVD**
Yes 437 377 88.2 84.1-91.4 60 11.8 8.6-15.9
No 2,684 2,424 89.2 87.3-90.9 260 10.8 9.1-12.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 293 266 90.7 84.2-94.7 27 9.3 5.3-15.8
No 2,761 2,474 88.9 87.0-90.6 287 11.1 9.4-13.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,912 2,612 89.2 87.4-90.8 300 10.8 9.2-12.6
COPD
Yes 303 278 91.7 86.9-94.8 25 8.3 5.2-13.1
No 2,825 2,528 88.9 87.1-90.6 297 11.1 9.4-12.9
Current Asthma
Yes 238 206 89.8 84.4-93.4 32 10.2 6.6-15.6
No 2,887 2,598 89.2 87.3-90.8 289 10.8 9.2-12.7
Diabetes
Yes 442 400 90.8 86.9-93.6 42 9.2 6.4-13.1
No 2,698 2,416 88.9 87.0-90.5 282 11.1 9.5-13.0
Disability
Yes 890 788 88.2 85.0-90.9 102 11.8 9.1-15.0
No 2,240 2,018 89.3 87.2-91.1 222 10.7 8.9-12.8
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 1,099 974 89.4 87.0-91.4 125 10.6 8.6-13.0
No 2,045 1,846 89.0 86.7-90.9 199 11.0 9.1-13.3

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**The category, Other, includes taking them to the hospital, calling a doctor or family member, or doing something else.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

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