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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 1,239 34 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1,205 97.2 95.7-98.2
GENDER
Female 1,239 34 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1,205 97.2 95.7-98.2
RACE
African American 1,239 34 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1,205 97.2 95.7-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,226 34 2.8 1.8- 4.3 1,192 97.2 95.7-98.2
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
25-34 197 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 196 99.6 97.1-99.9
35-44 257 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 256 99.8 98.5- 100
45-54 255 3 2.2 0.6- 7.5 252 97.8 92.5-99.4
55-64 179 13 8.4 4.3-15.7 166 91.6 84.3-95.7
65-74 147 7 6.0 2.0-16.3 140 94.0 83.7-98.0
75+ 103 8 10.3 4.1-23.6 95 89.7 76.4-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 21 7.8 4.4-13.6 266 92.2 86.4-95.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 8 2.3 1.0- 5.2 410 97.7 94.8-99.0
Some Post-H.S. 298 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 295 99.2 97.3-99.8
College Graduate 233 2 1.5 0.3- 7.0 231 98.5 93.0-99.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 15 6.4 3.4-11.5 254 93.6 88.5-96.6
$15,000- 24,999 281 6 2.8 1.0- 8.0 275 97.2 92.0-99.0
$25,000- 34,999 159 4 4.1 1.4-11.0 155 95.9 89.0-98.6
$35,000- 49,999 113 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 111 98.9 95.6-99.7
$50,000-74,999 63 0 0.0 . - . 63 100 . - .
$75,000+ 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 1 6.1 0.8-33.4 15 93.9 66.6-99.2
Guilford 71 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 70 98.2 88.1-99.7
Mecklenburg 81 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8 78 97.8 93.2-99.3
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
Wake 55 2 2.4 0.6- 9.8 53 97.6 90.2-99.4
Chatham/Lee 53 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 52 98.1 87.6-99.7
Nash/Wilson 77 1 2.3 0.3-14.3 76 97.7 85.7-99.7
Craven/Pamlico 56 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 55 99.1 93.5-99.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 1 14.6 1.9-60.0 5 85.4 40.0-98.1
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 0 0.0 . - . 103 100 . - .
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 5 7.2 2.6-18.3 89 92.8 81.7-97.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 4 3.4 1.1- 9.7 97 96.6 90.3-98.9
Northeast NC I 168 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 166 98.9 95.0-99.8
Northeast NC II 96 5 4.5 1.7-11.2 91 95.5 88.8-98.3
Northeastern Partnership 264 7 2.7 1.2- 6.0 257 97.3 94.0-98.8
Mountain AHEC 31 1 3.5 0.5-21.4 30 96.5 78.6-99.5
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 656 22 3.9 2.2- 7.0 634 96.1 93.0-97.8
Piedmont 538 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9 528 98.0 96.1-99.0
Western NC 45 2 2.8 0.6-12.5 43 97.2 87.5-99.4

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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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