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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Risk Factors

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,981 517 8.6 7.6- 9.8 5,464 91.4 90.2-92.4
GENDER
Male 2,293 228 10.4 8.7-12.5 2,065 89.6 87.5-91.3
Female 3,688 289 7.0 6.0- 8.3 3,399 93.0 91.7-94.0
RACE
White 4,549 403 8.8 7.6-10.1 4,146 91.2 89.9-92.4
African American 1,085 93 8.5 6.3-11.6 992 91.5 88.4-93.7
Other Minorities 257 16 7.4 3.8-14.0 241 92.6 86.0-96.2
HISPANIC
Yes 171 7 1.8 0.7- 4.9 164 98.2 95.1-99.3
No 5,796 508 8.9 7.8-10.1 5,288 91.1 89.9-92.2
AGE
18-24 529 4 1.1 0.3- 3.5 525 98.9 96.5-99.7
25-34 1,121 11 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,110 99.2 98.3-99.6
35-44 1,244 26 2.2 1.1- 4.4 1,218 97.8 95.6-98.9
45-54 1,111 85 9.4 6.7-13.0 1,026 90.6 87.0-93.3
55-64 789 121 15.2 11.8-19.4 668 84.8 80.6-88.2
65+ 1,136 267 24.7 21.1-28.6 869 75.3 71.4-78.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 788 170 19.4 15.6-23.9 618 80.6 76.1-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,782 152 8.3 6.5-10.6 1,630 91.7 89.4-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,551 118 7.3 5.6- 9.4 1,433 92.7 90.6-94.4
College Graduate 1,842 77 4.1 2.9- 5.7 1,765 95.9 94.3-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 561 115 19.8 15.3-25.2 446 80.2 74.8-84.7
$15,000- 24,999 980 103 10.7 7.9-14.5 877 89.3 85.5-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 858 51 5.8 3.8- 8.9 807 94.2 91.1-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 945 48 7.2 4.9-10.5 897 92.8 89.5-95.1
$50,000+ 1,562 70 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,492 95.7 94.0-96.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 405 30 6.8 4.5-10.1 375 93.2 89.9-95.5
Cumberland 417 29 6.4 4.1- 9.8 388 93.6 90.2-95.9
Durham 386 28 6.1 3.9- 9.3 358 93.9 90.7-96.1
Forsyth 445 41 8.1 5.7-11.2 404 91.9 88.8-94.3
Gaston 450 50 10.0 7.5-13.2 400 90.0 86.8-92.5
Guilford 397 38 8.4 5.9-11.7 359 91.6 88.3-94.1
Mecklenburg 417 23 5.1 3.3- 7.7 394 94.9 92.3-96.7
New Hanover 396 35 6.9 4.8- 9.8 361 93.1 90.2-95.2
Onslow 417 30 5.8 3.7- 9.0 387 94.2 91.0-96.3
Wake 411 19 3.7 2.2- 5.9 392 96.3 94.1-97.8
Western NC 598 66 9.3 7.2-12.0 532 90.7 88.0-92.8
Piedmont NC 650 67 10.9 8.3-14.1 583 89.1 85.9-91.7
Eastern NC 592 61 9.9 7.4-13.1 531 90.1 86.9-92.6

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

#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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