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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-African Americans

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
-African Americans 606 538 86.8 81.7-90.6 68 13.2 9.4-18.3
GENDER
Male 219 189 83.9 74.5-90.4 30 16.1 9.6-25.5
Female 387 349 89.1 83.3-93.0 38 10.9 7.0-16.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 596 530 86.9 81.8-90.8 66 13.1 9.2-18.2
AGE
18-34 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 139 126 89.0 81.0-93.9 13 11.0 6.1-19.0
65-74 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 184 161 81.2 69.8-89.0 23 18.8 11.0-30.2
College Graduate 157 141 90.9 84.7-94.7 16 9.1 5.3-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 143 121 87.5 80.9-92.1 22 12.5 7.9-19.1
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 184 160 85.8 78.5-90.9 24 14.2 9.1-21.5
No 418 374 86.9 80.3-91.6 44 13.1 8.4-19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 526 469 87.0 81.3-91.1 57 13.0 8.9-18.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 283 255 90.2 84.3-94.0 28 9.8 6.0-15.7
No 323 283 83.7 75.4-89.6 40 16.3 10.4-24.6

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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.

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