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2014 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 3,148 2,823 89.1 87.3-90.6 325 10.9 9.4-12.7
-Piedmont NC 1,721 1,548 89.1 86.7-91.2 173 10.9 8.8-13.3
GENDER
Male 723 647 88.1 83.7-91.4 76 11.9 8.6-16.3
Female 998 901 90.1 87.4-92.3 97 9.9 7.7-12.6
RACE
White 1,187 1,085 90.9 88.3-93.0 102 9.1 7.0-11.7
African American 361 316 84.4 77.0-89.7 45 15.6 10.3-23.0
Other minorities 143 122 86.2 78.3-91.5 21 13.8 8.5-21.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 136 110 80.4 70.5-87.6 26 19.6 12.4-29.5
Non-Hispanic 1,570 1,426 89.9 87.3-92.0 144 10.1 8.0-12.7
AGE
18-34 271 241 88.4 81.9-92.8 30 11.6 7.2-18.1
35-54 520 472 90.2 86.0-93.2 48 9.8 6.8-14.0
55-64 350 312 87.3 82.1-91.1 38 12.7 8.9-17.9
65-74 333 304 91.3 87.1-94.2 29 8.7 5.8-12.9
75+ 220 195 86.7 80.3-91.2 25 13.3 8.8-19.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 205 165 81.8 74.5-87.3 40 18.2 12.7-25.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 434 400 93.1 89.1-95.7 34 6.9 4.3-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 442 401 88.2 82.5-92.3 41 11.8 7.7-17.5
College Graduate 630 574 90.9 86.7-93.8 56 9.1 6.2-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 294 257 88.7 83.4-92.4 37 11.3 7.6-16.6
$25,000- 34,999 174 156 87.8 80.2-92.7 18 12.2 7.3-19.8
$35,000- 49,999 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 560 510 89.1 83.6-92.9 50 10.9 7.1-16.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 463 408 86.1 81.0-90.0 55 13.9 10.0-19.0
No 1,246 1,129 89.9 87.1-92.2 117 10.1 7.8-12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 171 82.4 74.0-88.5 29 17.6 11.5-26.0
Non-Veteran 1,519 1,375 89.9 87.3-92.0 144 10.1 8.0-12.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 550 497 89.7 86.0-92.5 53 10.3 7.5-14.0
No 1,171 1,051 88.8 85.6-91.4 120 11.2 8.6-14.4

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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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