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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 1,242 532 40.3 36.2-44.5 710 59.7 55.5-63.8
GENDER
Female 1,242 532 40.3 36.2-44.5 710 59.7 55.5-63.8
RACE
African American 1,242 532 40.3 36.2-44.5 710 59.7 55.5-63.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 5 41.0 11.2-79.2 8 59.0 20.8-88.8
-English Speaking 13 5 41.0 11.2-79.2 8 59.0 20.8-88.8
Non-Hispanic 1,229 527 40.3 36.2-44.6 702 59.7 55.4-63.8
AGE
18-24 90 27 32.3 19.3-48.9 63 67.7 51.1-80.7
25-34 197 79 35.7 26.9-45.7 118 64.3 54.3-73.1
35-44 259 103 37.5 29.3-46.5 156 62.5 53.5-70.7
45-54 256 119 49.9 41.1-58.6 137 50.1 41.4-58.9
55-64 179 97 52.4 41.9-62.6 82 47.6 37.4-58.1
65-74 147 63 43.8 32.2-56.1 84 56.2 43.9-67.8
75+ 102 36 29.6 18.9-43.1 66 70.4 56.9-81.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 132 39.6 31.6-48.2 154 60.4 51.8-68.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 173 42.4 35.0-50.1 246 57.6 49.9-65.0
Some Post-H.S. 298 130 38.8 30.6-47.7 168 61.2 52.3-69.4
College Graduate 236 97 39.2 31.3-47.7 139 60.8 52.3-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 128 46.4 37.9-55.1 141 53.6 44.9-62.1
$15,000- 24,999 281 126 43.8 34.7-53.3 155 56.2 46.7-65.3
$25,000- 34,999 160 75 42.1 31.4-53.6 85 57.9 46.4-68.6
$35,000- 49,999 113 59 44.5 32.2-57.5 54 55.5 42.5-67.8
$50,000-74,999 64 23 38.4 23.5-55.8 41 61.6 44.2-76.5
$75,000+ 53 20 40.4 25.0-57.9 33 59.6 42.1-75.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 7 33.1 14.2-59.8 9 66.9 40.2-85.8
Guilford 71 22 33.2 20.9-48.2 49 66.8 51.8-79.1
Mecklenburg 81 35 40.5 29.2-53.0 46 59.5 47.0-70.8
Orange 31 14 48.7 30.5-67.2 17 51.3 32.8-69.5
Wake 55 24 42.4 28.7-57.3 31 57.6 42.7-71.3
Chatham/Lee 53 19 38.3 24.6-54.1 34 61.7 45.9-75.4
Nash/Wilson 78 36 46.2 34.1-58.7 42 53.8 41.3-65.9
Craven/Pamlico 56 24 37.4 23.2-54.1 32 62.6 45.9-76.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 3 20.3 4.3-59.2 6 79.7 40.8-95.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 2 23.4 5.2-63.1 4 76.6 36.9-94.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 51 54.0 43.0-64.6 52 46.0 35.4-57.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 2 15.2 3.5-47.3 7 84.8 52.7-96.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 37 31.3 22.3-41.8 57 68.7 58.2-77.7
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 50 48.1 37.5-58.9 51 51.9 41.1-62.5
Northeast NC I 168 70 40.5 32.1-49.4 98 59.5 50.6-67.9
Northeast NC II 96 44 41.6 30.9-53.1 52 58.4 46.9-69.1
Northeastern Partnership 264 114 41.0 34.2-48.2 150 59.0 51.8-65.8
Mountain AHEC 31 12 31.7 16.2-52.6 19 68.3 47.4-83.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 285 38.5 32.7-44.6 372 61.5 55.4-67.3
Piedmont 540 230 41.3 35.6-47.2 310 58.7 52.8-64.4
Western NC 45 17 48.3 23.6-73.9 28 51.7 26.1-76.4

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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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