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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease+

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,116 642 30.1 27.0-33.4 1,474 69.9 66.6-73.0
GENDER
Male 790 299 36.4 31.6-41.4 491 63.6 58.6-68.4
Female 1,326 343 24.7 20.8-29.0 983 75.3 71.0-79.2
RACE
White 1,686 538 31.1 27.5-34.8 1,148 68.9 65.2-72.5
African American 340 85 25.7 19.1-33.6 255 74.3 66.4-80.9
Other Minorities 60 10 29.7 13.8-52.7 50 70.3 47.3-86.2
HISPANIC
Yes 41 6 19.7 7.1-44.2 35 80.3 55.8-92.9
No 2,069 632 30.3 27.2-33.7 1,437 69.7 66.3-72.8
AGE
35-44 598 72 15.1 10.5-21.3 526 84.9 78.7-89.5
45-54 528 139 25.6 19.9-32.4 389 74.4 67.6-80.1
55-64 409 164 38.8 32.1-46.0 245 61.2 54.0-67.9
65+ 558 258 46.7 40.9-52.6 300 53.3 47.4-59.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 335 138 37.0 29.9-44.7 197 63.0 55.3-70.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 641 192 29.9 24.6-35.9 449 70.1 64.1-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 515 150 29.6 24.2-35.7 365 70.4 64.3-75.8
College Graduate 617 160 26.5 21.0-32.8 457 73.5 67.2-79.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 78 36.0 26.9-46.1 134 64.0 53.9-73.1
$15,000- 24,999 324 122 32.7 25.3-41.1 202 67.3 58.9-74.7
$25,000- 34,999 251 70 27.0 18.6-37.5 181 73.0 62.5-81.4
$35,000- 49,999 310 76 29.9 22.7-38.1 234 70.1 61.9-77.3
$50,000+ 576 147 25.7 20.3-32.0 429 74.3 68.0-79.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 144 37 29.0 21.1-38.3 107 71.0 61.7-78.9
Cumberland 124 42 38.7 29.6-48.6 82 61.3 51.4-70.4
Durham 126 33 35.7 20.0-55.2 93 64.3 44.8-80.0
Forsyth 158 58 33.6 26.0-42.1 100 66.4 57.9-74.0
Gaston 167 46 24.5 18.3-32.0 121 75.5 68.0-81.7
Guilford 155 53 34.5 26.3-43.8 102 65.5 56.2-73.7
Mecklenburg 149 38 22.7 16.4-30.6 111 77.3 69.4-83.6
New Hanover 141 46 33.6 25.6-42.8 95 66.4 57.2-74.4
Onslow 137 43 31.1 22.3-41.5 94 68.9 58.5-77.7
Wake 137 32 23.3 16.5-31.9 105 76.7 68.1-83.5
Western NC 234 75 30.9 24.8-37.7 159 69.1 62.3-75.2
Piedmont NC 247 82 33.9 26.0-42.8 165 66.1 57.2-74.0
Eastern NC 197 57 26.1 19.7-33.8 140 73.9 66.2-80.3

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 35 or older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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