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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Derived Variables and 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 9,268 969 8.1 7.4- 8.9 8,299 91.9 91.1-92.6
-Guilford County 442 46 10.5 7.6-14.4 396 89.5 85.6-92.4
GENDER
Male 163 26 15.3 10.0-22.6 137 84.7 77.4-90.0
Female 279 20 6.2 3.8-10.0 259 93.8 90.0-96.2
RACE
White 310 38 12.2 8.5-17.2 272 87.8 82.8-91.5
Other 131 8 7.0 3.2-14.6 123 93.0 85.4-96.8
AGE
18-44 175 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 173 99.0 96.2-99.8
45+ 263 44 19.7 14.4-26.4 219 80.3 73.6-85.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 150 26 16.2 10.7-23.8 124 83.8 76.2-89.3
Some College + 290 19 6.0 3.7- 9.7 271 94.0 90.3-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 18 11.6 6.8-19.1 174 88.4 80.9-93.2
$50,000+ 141 10 6.4 3.3-12.0 131 93.6 88.0-96.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 447 60 12.2 9.3-15.9 387 87.8 84.1-90.7
Guilford 442 46 10.5 7.6-14.4 396 89.5 85.6-92.4
Mecklenburg 443 41 7.4 5.2-10.2 402 92.6 89.8-94.8
Orange 450 26 4.0 2.6- 6.1 424 96.0 93.9-97.4
Wake 443 25 4.4 2.8- 7.1 418 95.6 92.9-97.2
Chatham/Lee 392 36 6.4 4.5- 9.2 356 93.6 90.8-95.5
Nash/Wilson 370 38 8.7 6.1-12.2 332 91.3 87.8-93.9
Craven/Pamlico 447 50 8.8 6.4-11.8 397 91.2 88.2-93.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 63 13.4 10.2-17.3 362 86.6 82.7-89.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 450 48 8.8 6.1-12.4 402 91.2 87.6-93.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 53 7.8 5.3-11.4 418 92.2 88.6-94.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 419 46 7.4 5.1-10.5 373 92.6 89.5-94.9
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 466 59 12.2 9.3-15.9 407 87.8 84.1-90.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 408 52 12.8 8.9-18.0 356 87.2 82.0-91.1
Northeast NC I 450 44 8.3 5.9-11.4 406 91.7 88.6-94.1
Northeast NC II 502 64 10.1 7.7-13.1 438 89.9 86.9-92.3
Northeastern Partnership 952 108 9.4 7.6-11.6 844 90.6 88.4-92.4
Mountain AHEC 1,287 155 10.5 8.5-12.9 1,132 89.5 87.1-91.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,243 362 8.4 7.2- 9.7 2,881 91.6 90.3-92.8
Piedmont 3,980 359 7.3 6.3- 8.4 3,621 92.7 91.6-93.7
Western NC 2,045 248 10.7 8.8-13.1 1,797 89.3 86.9-91.2

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

^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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