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2014 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 3,148 2,823 89.1 87.3-90.6 325 10.9 9.4-12.7
-Western NC 447 406 90.8 85.9-94.1 41 9.2 5.9-14.1
GENDER
Male 193 171 89.7 83.2-93.9 22 10.3 6.1-16.8
Female 254 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 404 369 92.3 88.5-94.9 35 7.7 5.1-11.5
Other minorities 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 304 278 91.0 84.4-95.0 26 9.0 5.0-15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 379 347 90.7 85.0-94.3 32 9.3 5.7-15.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 346 315 90.3 84.4-94.1 31 9.7 5.9-15.6
No 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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