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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 2,879 2,011 67.5 64.6-70.3 868 32.5 29.7-35.4
GENDER
Male 1,087 683 60.9 56.4-65.2 404 39.1 34.8-43.6
Female 1,792 1,328 73.5 69.9-76.8 464 26.5 23.2-30.1
RACE
White 2,220 1,581 68.5 65.2-71.7 639 31.5 28.3-34.8
African American 511 336 64.9 58.4-70.9 175 35.1 29.1-41.6
Other Minorities 104 61 60.5 44.4-74.6 43 39.5 25.4-55.6
HISPANIC
Yes 80 42 58.0 38.5-75.2 38 42.0 24.8-61.5
No 2,791 1,965 67.9 65.0-70.7 826 32.1 29.3-35.0
AGE
18-24 246 141 56.5 46.8-65.8 105 43.5 34.2-53.2
25-34 540 328 56.0 49.6-62.2 212 44.0 37.8-50.4
35-44 591 420 70.7 64.7-76.1 171 29.3 23.9-35.3
45-54 523 398 75.4 68.7-81.1 125 24.6 18.9-31.3
55-64 404 310 75.2 68.4-81.0 94 24.8 19.0-31.6
65+ 551 394 69.5 63.5-74.9 157 30.5 25.1-36.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 245 60.8 52.2-68.7 140 39.2 31.3-47.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 879 567 63.7 58.7-68.5 312 36.3 31.5-41.3
Some Post-H.S. 742 532 70.0 64.8-74.7 210 30.0 25.3-35.2
College Graduate 865 664 74.1 69.4-78.4 201 25.9 21.6-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 183 66.0 56.9-74.1 96 34.0 25.9-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 486 321 60.0 52.9-66.8 165 40.0 33.2-47.1
$25,000- 34,999 380 255 59.2 51.1-66.9 125 40.8 33.1-48.9
$35,000- 49,999 450 330 69.4 62.8-75.3 120 30.6 24.7-37.2
$50,000+ 754 559 75.5 70.8-79.8 195 24.5 20.2-29.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 191 152 77.3 69.6-83.6 39 22.7 16.4-30.4
Cumberland 206 135 63.3 51.6-73.7 71 36.7 26.3-48.4
Durham 176 134 79.2 71.0-85.6 42 20.8 14.4-29.0
Forsyth 212 148 71.0 63.6-77.5 64 29.0 22.5-36.4
Gaston 216 147 64.4 56.6-71.4 69 35.6 28.6-43.4
Guilford 203 138 66.9 58.9-74.1 65 33.1 25.9-41.1
Mecklenburg 201 146 71.9 64.2-78.5 55 28.1 21.5-35.8
New Hanover 196 136 65.5 57.1-73.0 60 34.5 27.0-42.9
Onslow 205 138 65.3 53.6-75.5 67 34.7 24.5-46.4
Wake 203 138 64.6 56.1-72.2 65 35.4 27.8-43.9
Western NC 285 192 65.7 59.1-71.8 93 34.3 28.2-40.9
Piedmont NC 321 219 68.2 61.0-74.7 102 31.8 25.3-39.0
Eastern NC 264 188 65.5 57.7-72.6 76 34.5 27.4-42.3

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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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