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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 2,913 2,270 75.6 72.9-78.2 643 24.4 21.8-27.1
GENDER
Male 1,107 784 69.7 65.3-73.7 323 30.3 26.3-34.7
Female 1,806 1,486 81.0 77.7-83.9 320 19.0 16.1-22.3
RACE
White 2,243 1,757 77.1 74.0-79.9 486 22.9 20.1-26.0
African American 519 406 73.5 66.9-79.3 113 26.5 20.7-33.1
Other Minorities 107 77 65.6 49.1-79.0 30 34.4 21.0-50.9
HISPANIC
Yes 82 58 65.7 46.4-80.9 24 34.3 19.1-53.6
No 2,823 2,207 76.0 73.3-78.6 616 24.0 21.4-26.7
AGE
18-24 248 162 63.4 53.5-72.3 86 36.6 27.7-46.5
25-34 551 407 72.3 66.2-77.7 144 27.7 22.3-33.8
35-44 597 457 75.7 69.8-80.7 140 24.3 19.3-30.2
45-54 528 427 80.0 74.2-84.8 101 20.0 15.2-25.8
55-64 409 335 77.5 70.0-83.5 74 22.5 16.5-30.0
65+ 556 461 82.3 76.8-86.7 95 17.7 13.3-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 394 300 69.9 61.2-77.4 94 30.1 22.6-38.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 895 664 73.3 68.6-77.6 231 26.7 22.4-31.4
Some Post-H.S. 747 590 77.3 72.5-81.5 157 22.7 18.5-27.5
College Graduate 869 712 80.6 76.2-84.4 157 19.4 15.6-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 214 72.9 64.3-80.1 71 27.1 19.9-35.7
$15,000- 24,999 490 370 68.4 61.3-74.8 120 31.6 25.2-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 388 291 69.0 60.8-76.2 97 31.0 23.8-39.2
$35,000- 49,999 457 372 80.6 74.5-85.5 85 19.4 14.5-25.5
$50,000+ 760 601 80.0 75.5-83.9 159 20.0 16.1-24.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 194 166 82.9 75.6-88.4 28 17.1 11.6-24.4
Cumberland 208 159 72.1 61.8-80.4 49 27.9 19.6-38.2
Durham 176 144 75.3 58.3-86.9 32 24.7 13.1-41.7
Forsyth 215 160 76.5 69.5-82.2 55 23.5 17.8-30.5
Gaston 218 167 73.8 66.2-80.1 51 26.2 19.9-33.8
Guilford 205 158 75.0 67.3-81.5 47 25.0 18.5-32.7
Mecklenburg 203 166 82.7 76.1-87.7 37 17.3 12.3-23.9
New Hanover 199 150 71.5 63.3-78.5 49 28.5 21.5-36.7
Onslow 206 158 80.3 73.3-85.8 48 19.7 14.2-26.7
Wake 205 155 72.7 64.3-79.8 50 27.3 20.2-35.7
Western NC 289 225 77.7 71.6-82.7 64 22.3 17.3-28.4
Piedmont NC 328 245 75.0 68.3-80.8 83 25.0 19.2-31.7
Eastern NC 267 217 74.0 66.2-80.6 50 26.0 19.4-33.8

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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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