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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following:
Angina or coronary heart disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,238 48 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,190 97.7 96.7-98.4
GENDER
Female 1,238 48 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,190 97.7 96.7-98.4
RACE
African American 1,238 48 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,190 97.7 96.7-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,225 48 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,177 97.7 96.6-98.4
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
25-34 197 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 195 99.5 98.0-99.9
35-44 259 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 257 99.8 99.1- 100
45-54 256 12 3.1 1.6- 6.0 244 96.9 94.0-98.4
55-64 178 15 5.9 3.2-10.7 163 94.1 89.3-96.8
65-74 146 8 2.5 1.1- 5.5 138 97.5 94.5-98.9
75+ 101 7 5.4 2.0-13.6 94 94.6 86.4-98.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 11 2.8 1.3- 6.2 273 97.2 93.8-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 16 2.8 1.4- 5.3 403 97.2 94.7-98.6
Some Post-H.S. 297 12 1.6 0.8- 3.0 285 98.4 97.0-99.2
College Graduate 235 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9 226 98.2 96.1-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 14 3.4 1.7- 6.8 253 96.6 93.2-98.3
$15,000- 24,999 281 6 1.3 0.5- 3.3 275 98.7 96.7-99.5
$25,000- 34,999 160 7 2.7 1.1- 6.7 153 97.3 93.3-98.9
$35,000- 49,999 113 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 109 98.4 95.3-99.5
$50,000-74,999 63 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 62 98.9 92.6-99.9
$75,000+ 53 4 3.2 1.1- 9.1 49 96.8 90.9-98.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 15 2 11.7 2.8-38.1 13 88.3 61.9-97.2
Guilford 71 2 3.0 0.7-11.6 69 97.0 88.4-99.3
Mecklenburg 80 4 3.1 1.1- 8.4 76 96.9 91.6-98.9
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
Wake 55 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 54 99.2 94.2-99.9
Chatham/Lee 53 1 3.0 0.4-18.6 52 97.0 81.4-99.6
Nash/Wilson 77 3 4.8 1.4-15.5 74 95.2 84.5-98.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 5 4.0 1.6- 9.8 51 96.0 90.2-98.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 6 3.0 1.3- 6.9 97 97.0 93.1-98.7
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 4 4.1 1.4-10.9 90 95.9 89.1-98.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 7 7.1 3.2-14.8 93 92.9 85.2-96.8
Northeast NC I 168 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 163 97.8 94.2-99.2
Northeast NC II 97 5 4.7 1.9-11.2 92 95.3 88.8-98.1
Northeastern Partnership 265 10 3.4 1.7- 6.6 255 96.6 93.4-98.3
Mountain AHEC 30 2 6.6 1.6-23.5 28 93.4 76.5-98.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 656 29 2.6 1.7- 4.1 627 97.4 95.9-98.3
Piedmont 538 17 2.0 1.1- 3.7 521 98.0 96.3-98.9
Western NC 44 2 3.6 0.8-14.5 42 96.4 85.5-99.2

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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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