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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 1,242 524 40.7 36.6-45.0 718 59.3 55.0-63.4
GENDER
Female 1,242 524 40.7 36.6-45.0 718 59.3 55.0-63.4
RACE
African American 1,242 524 40.7 36.6-45.0 718 59.3 55.0-63.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 6 50.0 16.0-84.0 7 50.0 16.0-84.0
-English Speaking 13 6 50.0 16.0-84.0 7 50.0 16.0-84.0
Non-Hispanic 1,229 518 40.7 36.5-45.0 711 59.3 55.0-63.5
AGE
18-24 90 31 40.8 26.4-57.1 59 59.2 42.9-73.6
25-34 197 73 34.0 25.3-44.0 124 66.0 56.0-74.7
35-44 259 87 32.6 24.8-41.6 172 67.4 58.4-75.2
45-54 256 110 45.6 37.0-54.5 146 54.4 45.5-63.0
55-64 179 94 46.7 36.7-57.1 85 53.3 42.9-63.3
65-74 147 74 53.9 41.7-65.7 73 46.1 34.3-58.3
75+ 102 48 46.2 32.4-60.6 54 53.8 39.4-67.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 146 45.8 37.2-54.7 140 54.2 45.3-62.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 168 42.0 34.6-49.7 251 58.0 50.3-65.4
Some Post-H.S. 298 129 41.6 33.1-50.7 169 58.4 49.3-66.9
College Graduate 236 80 32.6 25.3-40.9 156 67.4 59.1-74.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 132 46.8 38.3-55.5 137 53.2 44.5-61.7
$15,000- 24,999 281 121 41.7 32.8-51.3 160 58.3 48.7-67.2
$25,000- 34,999 160 70 44.0 33.0-55.6 90 56.0 44.4-67.0
$35,000- 49,999 113 50 31.8 21.5-44.2 63 68.2 55.8-78.5
$50,000-74,999 64 22 42.7 26.7-60.4 42 57.3 39.6-73.3
$75,000+ 53 20 38.4 23.2-56.3 33 61.6 43.7-76.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 8 39.2 17.8-65.8 8 60.8 34.2-82.2
Guilford 71 23 38.5 25.4-53.6 48 61.5 46.4-74.6
Mecklenburg 81 35 41.4 29.9-53.9 46 58.6 46.1-70.1
Orange 31 9 28.3 14.6-47.8 22 71.7 52.2-85.4
Wake 55 23 42.9 29.1-58.0 32 57.1 42.0-70.9
Chatham/Lee 53 20 38.1 24.5-53.9 33 61.9 46.1-75.5
Nash/Wilson 78 29 36.2 25.1-49.0 49 63.8 51.0-74.9
Craven/Pamlico 56 25 48.7 31.4-66.3 31 51.3 33.7-68.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 2 11.5 2.0-44.7 7 88.5 55.3-98.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 2 26.2 5.9-66.8 4 73.8 33.2-94.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 47 46.6 35.8-57.7 56 53.4 42.3-64.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 1 9.0 1.2-44.7 8 91.0 55.3-98.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 43 36.6 27.0-47.5 51 63.4 52.5-73.0
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 49 47.1 36.5-57.9 52 52.9 42.1-63.5
Northeast NC I 168 83 47.6 38.8-56.6 85 52.4 43.4-61.2
Northeast NC II 96 36 36.7 26.3-48.6 60 63.3 51.4-73.7
Northeastern Partnership 264 119 42.6 35.6-49.8 145 57.4 50.2-64.4
Mountain AHEC 31 11 30.3 15.4-51.1 20 69.7 48.9-84.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 282 38.4 32.6-44.6 375 61.6 55.4-67.4
Piedmont 540 226 42.1 36.3-48.0 314 57.9 52.0-63.7
Western NC 45 16 47.8 23.1-73.6 29 52.2 26.4-76.9

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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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