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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 2,925 1,051 35.8 33.1-38.5 1,874 64.2 61.5-66.9
GENDER
Male 1,114 355 33.1 28.9-37.6 759 66.9 62.4-71.1
Female 1,811 696 38.3 35.0-41.7 1,115 61.7 58.3-65.0
RACE
White 2,250 768 33.0 30.1-35.9 1,482 67.0 64.1-69.9
African American 522 230 45.9 39.4-52.6 292 54.1 47.4-60.6
Other Minorities 109 39 42.2 26.8-59.2 70 57.8 40.8-73.2
HISPANIC
Yes 82 20 29.4 12.5-54.9 62 70.6 45.1-87.5
No 2,835 1,026 36.0 33.3-38.7 1,809 64.0 61.3-66.7
AGE
18-24 251 58 27.2 18.6-38.0 193 72.8 62.0-81.4
25-34 556 136 24.2 19.0-30.2 420 75.8 69.8-81.0
35-44 598 194 36.6 30.8-42.8 404 63.4 57.2-69.2
45-54 530 225 41.9 34.8-49.3 305 58.1 50.7-65.2
55-64 409 204 46.7 39.8-53.8 205 53.3 46.2-60.2
65+ 557 228 39.2 33.7-45.0 329 60.8 55.0-66.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 155 38.5 30.7-47.1 239 61.5 52.9-69.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 899 354 40.0 35.1-45.0 545 60.0 55.0-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 750 265 38.1 33.1-43.3 485 61.9 56.7-66.9
College Graduate 873 276 27.8 23.5-32.4 597 72.2 67.6-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 116 41.7 33.1-51.0 170 58.3 49.0-66.9
$15,000- 24,999 490 171 33.9 27.7-40.7 319 66.1 59.3-72.3
$25,000- 34,999 390 144 34.6 28.0-41.9 246 65.4 58.1-72.0
$35,000- 49,999 458 157 34.3 28.4-40.8 301 65.7 59.2-71.6
$50,000+ 763 281 38.1 32.6-43.8 482 61.9 56.2-67.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 196 65 29.7 23.1-37.1 131 70.3 62.9-76.9
Cumberland 210 72 37.3 23.0-54.2 138 62.7 45.8-77.0
Durham 178 75 35.9 26.8-46.2 103 64.1 53.8-73.2
Forsyth 214 76 30.7 24.2-38.1 138 69.3 61.9-75.8
Gaston 218 73 33.8 27.1-41.1 145 66.2 58.9-72.9
Guilford 206 83 38.1 30.8-46.0 123 61.9 54.0-69.2
Mecklenburg 206 67 34.2 27.2-41.9 139 65.8 58.1-72.8
New Hanover 200 66 29.1 22.7-36.4 134 70.9 63.6-77.3
Onslow 206 69 27.7 20.8-36.0 137 72.3 64.0-79.2
Wake 206 82 38.7 31.4-46.6 124 61.3 53.4-68.6
Western NC 290 105 36.9 30.9-43.4 185 63.1 56.6-69.1
Piedmont NC 326 109 33.8 28.0-40.0 217 66.2 60.0-72.0
Eastern NC 269 109 39.6 32.6-47.2 160 60.4 52.8-67.4

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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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