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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
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
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,138 1,941 90.9 89.0-92.5 197 9.1 7.5-11.0
Non-Hispanic Black 588 526 88.4 84.1-91.7 62 11.6 8.3-15.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 224 185 80.2 72.5-86.1 39 19.8 13.9-27.5
AGE
18-34 473 423 88.4 83.8-91.8 50 11.6 8.2-16.2
35-44 407 356 85.7 80.3-89.8 51 14.3 10.2-19.7
45-54 506 475 93.3 89.5-95.9 31 6.7 4.1-10.5
55-64 683 608 88.7 85.4-91.4 75 11.3 8.6-14.6
65-74 628 568 90.4 87.4-92.8 60 9.6 7.2-12.6
75+ 412 358 87.4 82.9-90.8 54 12.6 9.2-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 364 297 82.6 77.3-86.8 67 17.4 13.2-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 872 795 91.5 88.3-93.9 77 8.5 6.1-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 859 783 89.6 85.9-92.4 76 10.4 7.6-14.1
College Graduate 1,036 936 90.3 87.2-92.7 100 9.7 7.3-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 285 89.4 83.4-93.5 30 10.6 6.5-16.6
$15,000- 24,999 543 485 90.5 87.1-93.0 58 9.5 7.0-12.9
$25,000- 34,999 316 278 85.7 79.4-90.3 38 14.3 9.7-20.6
$35,000- 49,999 359 328 92.5 88.3-95.3 31 7.5 4.7-11.7
$50,000-74,999 343 309 85.1 77.4-90.5 34 14.9 9.5-22.6
$75,000+ 644 590 90.6 85.7-94.0 54 9.4 6.0-14.3
DISABILITY STATUS
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
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 426 372 85.1 78.9-89.7 54 14.9 10.3-21.1
Non-Veteran 2,719 2,448 89.6 87.8-91.2 271 10.4 8.8-12.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,685 1,509 89.1 86.7-91.0 176 10.9 9.0-13.3
No 1,463 1,314 89.2 86.4-91.4 149 10.8 8.6-13.6

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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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