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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Cardiovascular Disease

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Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,161 6,667 71.4 69.8-72.9 2,494 28.6 27.1-30.2
-Guilford County 439 328 72.7 67.2-77.6 111 27.3 22.4-32.8
GENDER
Male 161 120 75.4 66.6-82.4 41 24.6 17.6-33.4
Female 278 208 70.2 63.0-76.6 70 29.8 23.4-37.0
RACE
White 310 238 74.3 67.7-80.0 72 25.7 20.0-32.3
Other 128 90 69.7 59.0-78.5 38 30.3 21.5-41.0
AGE
18-44 173 113 63.6 54.4-71.9 60 36.4 28.1-45.6
45+ 262 212 81.5 75.7-86.2 50 18.5 13.8-24.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 93 60.0 50.2-69.0 56 40.0 31.0-49.8
Some College + 288 234 79.7 73.0-85.1 54 20.3 14.9-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 136 66.8 57.6-74.9 55 33.2 25.1-42.4
$50,000+ 141 121 84.6 76.0-90.4 20 15.4 9.6-24.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 443 321 70.1 64.6-75.0 122 29.9 25.0-35.4
Guilford 439 328 72.7 67.2-77.6 111 27.3 22.4-32.8
Mecklenburg 442 326 70.4 64.0-76.0 116 29.6 24.0-36.0
Orange 449 329 62.2 53.9-69.9 120 37.8 30.1-46.1
Wake 439 339 77.1 72.1-81.4 100 22.9 18.6-27.9
Chatham/Lee 390 285 67.9 60.8-74.2 105 32.1 25.8-39.2
Nash/Wilson 366 256 68.0 61.7-73.6 110 32.0 26.4-38.3
Craven/Pamlico 443 313 67.6 61.9-72.9 130 32.4 27.1-38.1
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 420 307 72.7 67.3-77.5 113 27.3 22.5-32.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 449 321 67.3 60.3-73.7 128 32.7 26.3-39.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 464 328 71.7 65.0-77.5 136 28.3 22.5-35.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 413 305 62.0 48.3-74.0 108 38.0 26.0-51.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 458 325 69.3 64.0-74.1 133 30.7 25.9-36.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 401 277 65.8 59.7-71.5 124 34.2 28.5-40.3
Northeast NC I 441 310 65.4 58.1-72.1 131 34.6 27.9-41.9
Northeast NC II 495 370 71.5 66.2-76.3 125 28.5 23.7-33.8
Northeastern Partnership 936 680 69.4 65.1-73.4 256 30.6 26.6-34.9
Mountain AHEC 1,270 948 71.6 66.7-76.0 322 28.4 24.0-33.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,192 2,273 68.6 65.7-71.4 919 31.4 28.6-34.3
Piedmont 3,947 2,894 72.9 70.8-74.8 1,053 27.1 25.2-29.2
Western NC 2,022 1,500 71.3 67.5-74.8 522 28.7 25.2-32.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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