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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 2,910 1,926 67.6 65.0-70.2 984 32.4 29.8-35.0
GENDER
Male 1,107 745 69.5 65.2-73.4 362 30.5 26.6-34.8
Female 1,803 1,181 65.9 62.6-69.2 622 34.1 30.8-37.4
RACE
White 2,242 1,484 67.2 64.2-70.0 758 32.8 30.0-35.8
African American 517 330 67.1 60.7-72.9 187 32.9 27.1-39.3
Other Minorities 107 79 76.3 61.4-86.7 28 23.7 13.3-38.6
HISPANIC
Yes 81 54 63.0 43.9-78.8 27 37.0 21.2-56.1
No 2,821 1,868 67.8 65.1-70.3 953 32.2 29.7-34.9
AGE
18-24 251 179 69.3 59.5-77.6 72 30.7 22.4-40.5
25-34 552 387 72.9 67.2-78.0 165 27.1 22.0-32.8
35-44 597 409 69.5 63.5-74.9 188 30.5 25.1-36.5
45-54 526 355 71.2 64.9-76.8 171 28.8 23.2-35.1
55-64 405 256 60.4 53.1-67.3 149 39.6 32.7-46.9
65+ 556 325 59.7 53.8-65.3 231 40.3 34.7-46.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 389 209 55.8 47.4-63.9 180 44.2 36.1-52.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 895 580 65.7 60.8-70.2 315 34.3 29.8-39.2
Some Post-H.S. 749 498 72.1 67.5-76.2 251 27.9 23.8-32.5
College Graduate 868 634 73.0 68.1-77.4 234 27.0 22.6-31.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 154 56.7 47.5-65.5 127 43.3 34.5-52.5
$15,000- 24,999 493 310 63.6 56.9-69.7 183 36.4 30.3-43.1
$25,000- 34,999 388 261 66.0 58.6-72.8 127 34.0 27.2-41.4
$35,000- 49,999 457 333 72.2 65.9-77.8 124 27.8 22.2-34.1
$50,000+ 758 532 73.7 68.7-78.1 226 26.3 21.9-31.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 195 130 65.3 57.5-72.5 65 34.7 27.5-42.5
Cumberland 209 153 78.0 68.5-85.3 56 22.0 14.7-31.5
Durham 176 121 66.0 51.6-78.0 55 34.0 22.0-48.4
Forsyth 213 119 60.1 52.1-67.6 94 39.9 32.4-47.9
Gaston 216 131 64.7 57.5-71.3 85 35.3 28.7-42.5
Guilford 206 129 63.6 55.7-70.9 77 36.4 29.1-44.3
Mecklenburg 205 145 72.2 64.9-78.4 60 27.8 21.6-35.1
New Hanover 198 141 70.8 62.9-77.6 57 29.2 22.4-37.1
Onslow 206 142 75.0 67.2-81.4 64 25.0 18.6-32.8
Wake 206 146 73.6 66.2-80.0 60 26.4 20.0-33.8
Western NC 288 182 63.2 56.7-69.3 106 36.8 30.7-43.3
Piedmont NC 327 211 66.8 60.7-72.4 116 33.2 27.6-39.3
Eastern NC 265 176 66.7 59.0-73.6 89 33.3 26.4-41.0

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#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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