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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,236 827 66.4 62.2-70.4 409 33.6 29.6-37.8
GENDER
Female 1,236 827 66.4 62.2-70.4 409 33.6 29.6-37.8
RACE
African American 1,236 827 66.4 62.2-70.4 409 33.6 29.6-37.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 9 81.3 48.4-95.3 4 18.7 4.7-51.6
-English Speaking 13 9 81.3 48.4-95.3 4 18.7 4.7-51.6
Non-Hispanic 1,223 818 66.3 62.1-70.4 405 33.7 29.6-37.9
AGE
18-24 89 61 69.1 52.9-81.6 28 30.9 18.4-47.1
25-34 197 137 70.4 60.4-78.8 60 29.6 21.2-39.6
35-44 259 176 61.6 52.1-70.2 83 38.4 29.8-47.9
45-54 256 161 66.6 57.7-74.5 95 33.4 25.5-42.3
55-64 178 131 71.2 60.7-79.9 47 28.8 20.1-39.3
65-74 146 98 69.2 58.0-78.6 48 30.8 21.4-42.0
75+ 99 55 53.6 39.0-67.5 44 46.4 32.5-61.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 173 52.7 43.7-61.5 110 47.3 38.5-56.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 417 264 63.8 56.3-70.8 153 36.2 29.2-43.7
Some Post-H.S. 298 216 72.0 62.7-79.7 82 28.0 20.3-37.3
College Graduate 236 173 77.1 69.6-83.1 63 22.9 16.9-30.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 175 66.1 57.5-73.7 93 33.9 26.3-42.5
$15,000- 24,999 281 186 68.8 59.6-76.7 95 31.2 23.3-40.4
$25,000- 34,999 160 109 60.4 48.2-71.4 51 39.6 28.6-51.8
$35,000- 49,999 112 87 83.5 73.3-90.4 25 16.5 9.6-26.7
$50,000-74,999 64 40 62.3 44.7-77.2 24 37.7 22.8-55.3
$75,000+ 53 43 73.0 54.4-85.9 10 27.0 14.1-45.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 10 62.4 33.6-84.5 6 37.6 15.5-66.4
Guilford 70 46 65.8 51.7-77.6 24 34.2 22.4-48.3
Mecklenburg 81 58 71.9 59.6-81.7 23 28.1 18.3-40.4
Orange 31 22 69.2 49.7-83.6 9 30.8 16.4-50.3
Wake 55 43 81.0 68.1-89.5 12 19.0 10.5-31.9
Chatham/Lee 52 42 82.4 67.8-91.3 10 17.6 8.7-32.2
Nash/Wilson 78 58 66.1 52.6-77.4 20 33.9 22.6-47.4
Craven/Pamlico 56 35 65.2 48.2-79.1 21 34.8 20.9-51.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 8 95.6 69.5-99.5 1 4.4 0.5-30.5
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 5 85.4 40.0-98.1 1 14.6 1.9-60.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 102 66 70.1 59.7-78.7 36 29.9 21.3-40.3
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 5 48.1 19.2-78.4 4 51.9 21.6-80.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 93 60 61.8 50.2-72.3 33 38.2 27.7-49.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 63 67.0 56.5-76.1 37 33.0 23.9-43.5
Northeast NC I 168 105 63.1 54.0-71.4 63 36.9 28.6-46.0
Northeast NC II 96 62 67.7 56.3-77.3 34 32.3 22.7-43.7
Northeastern Partnership 264 167 65.2 58.1-71.7 97 34.8 28.3-41.9
Mountain AHEC 31 20 71.9 49.9-86.8 11 28.1 13.2-50.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 655 424 64.3 58.1-70.1 231 35.7 29.9-41.9
Piedmont 536 372 68.2 62.3-73.6 164 31.8 26.4-37.7
Western NC 45 31 59.3 29.6-83.5 14 40.7 16.5-70.4

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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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