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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 5,981 517 8.6 7.6- 9.8 5,464 91.4 90.2-92.4
Piedmont NC 650 67 10.9 8.3-14.1 583 89.1 85.9-91.7
GENDER
Male 233 37 17.2 12.3-23.6 196 82.8 76.4-87.7
Female 417 30 5.9 4.0- 8.8 387 94.1 91.2-96.0
RACE
White 541 53 10.6 7.9-14.1 488 89.4 85.9-92.1
Other 100 12 12.0 6.3-21.9 88 88.0 78.1-93.7
AGE
18-44 274 5 1.7 0.5- 6.0 269 98.3 94.0-99.5
45+ 372 61 18.7 14.3-24.0 311 81.3 76.0-85.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 337 46 15.0 10.9-20.3 291 85.0 79.7-89.1
Some College + 312 21 6.0 3.7- 9.6 291 94.0 90.4-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 375 43 13.2 9.5-18.1 332 86.8 81.9-90.5
$50,000+ 156 5 3.5 1.4- 8.7 151 96.5 91.3-98.6
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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