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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 2,920 996 35.4 32.7-38.2 1,924 64.6 61.8-67.3
GENDER
Male 1,114 359 33.5 29.3-38.0 755 66.5 62.0-70.7
Female 1,806 637 37.1 33.8-40.5 1,169 62.9 59.5-66.2
RACE
White 2,246 728 32.9 30.0-35.9 1,518 67.1 64.1-70.0
African American 521 217 44.2 37.8-50.9 304 55.8 49.1-62.2
Other Minorities 109 37 40.8 25.5-58.0 72 59.2 42.0-74.5
HISPANIC
Yes 83 21 36.7 18.9-59.0 62 63.3 41.0-81.1
No 2,829 971 35.3 32.7-38.1 1,858 64.7 61.9-67.3
AGE
18-24 251 53 24.7 16.3-35.5 198 75.3 64.5-83.7
25-34 555 126 23.4 18.3-29.4 429 76.6 70.6-81.7
35-44 598 166 33.5 27.8-39.8 432 66.5 60.2-72.2
45-54 530 203 38.6 31.8-45.9 327 61.4 54.1-68.2
55-64 407 196 48.5 41.5-55.6 211 51.5 44.4-58.5
65+ 555 245 45.6 39.8-51.5 310 54.4 48.5-60.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 393 160 41.7 33.7-50.2 233 58.3 49.8-66.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 898 347 40.9 36.0-46.0 551 59.1 54.0-64.0
Some Post-H.S. 749 248 34.5 29.7-39.6 501 65.5 60.4-70.3
College Graduate 871 239 26.2 21.9-30.9 632 73.8 69.1-78.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 124 43.7 35.0-52.8 162 56.3 47.2-65.0
$15,000- 24,999 489 169 35.3 29.0-42.2 320 64.7 57.8-71.0
$25,000- 34,999 390 132 32.2 25.8-39.4 258 67.8 60.6-74.2
$35,000- 49,999 458 141 32.3 26.4-38.8 317 67.7 61.2-73.6
$50,000+ 763 243 35.5 30.1-41.3 520 64.5 58.7-69.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 195 63 29.5 23.0-37.0 132 70.5 63.0-77.0
Cumberland 209 78 41.5 27.4-57.2 131 58.5 42.8-72.6
Durham 178 70 34.4 25.5-44.6 108 65.6 55.4-74.5
Forsyth 214 66 28.3 21.8-36.0 148 71.7 64.0-78.2
Gaston 218 65 30.1 23.8-37.3 153 69.9 62.7-76.2
Guilford 206 69 33.2 26.1-41.3 137 66.8 58.7-73.9
Mecklenburg 205 65 32.1 25.3-39.8 140 67.9 60.2-74.7
New Hanover 199 65 30.8 24.1-38.6 134 69.2 61.4-75.9
Onslow 207 60 24.3 17.8-32.1 147 75.7 67.9-82.2
Wake 206 70 33.0 26.0-40.7 136 67.0 59.3-74.0
Western NC 287 103 37.0 30.9-43.5 184 63.0 56.5-69.1
Piedmont NC 327 118 35.5 29.7-41.8 209 64.5 58.2-70.3
Eastern NC 269 104 39.8 32.7-47.3 165 60.2 52.7-67.3

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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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