SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,236 97 5.9 4.5- 7.8 1,139 94.1 92.2-95.5
GENDER
Female 1,236 97 5.9 4.5- 7.8 1,139 94.1 92.2-95.5
RACE
African American 1,236 97 5.9 4.5- 7.8 1,139 94.1 92.2-95.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,223 97 6.0 4.5- 7.8 1,126 94.0 92.2-95.5
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
25-34 197 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 194 99.1 97.1-99.7
35-44 257 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 253 99.4 98.4-99.8
45-54 255 19 6.4 3.4-11.8 236 93.6 88.2-96.6
55-64 178 27 13.8 8.6-21.3 151 86.2 78.7-91.4
65-74 146 22 16.6 9.2-28.2 124 83.4 71.8-90.8
75+ 102 20 17.7 9.5-30.4 82 82.3 69.6-90.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 41 15.0 10.0-22.0 244 85.0 78.0-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 27 4.8 2.8- 8.0 391 95.2 92.0-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 297 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 279 96.9 94.6-98.2
College Graduate 233 11 3.1 1.3- 7.2 222 96.9 92.8-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 36 13.4 8.6-20.1 232 86.6 79.9-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 280 16 5.4 2.8-10.2 264 94.6 89.8-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 159 9 5.2 2.2-11.7 150 94.8 88.3-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 113 4 1.6 0.5- 4.7 109 98.4 95.3-99.5
$50,000-74,999 62 2 1.4 0.3- 6.9 60 98.6 93.1-99.7
$75,000+ 53 4 3.2 1.1- 9.1 49 96.8 90.9-98.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 5 25.3 9.8-51.2 11 74.7 48.8-90.2
Guilford 71 4 6.9 2.2-19.2 67 93.1 80.8-97.8
Mecklenburg 80 7 5.5 2.6-11.6 73 94.5 88.4-97.4
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 2 4.9 1.2-18.3 51 95.1 81.7-98.8
Nash/Wilson 77 5 9.6 3.8-21.9 72 90.4 78.1-96.2
Craven/Pamlico 56 6 5.0 2.1-11.2 50 95.0 88.8-97.9
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 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 8 9.8 4.4-20.3 86 90.2 79.7-95.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 100 16 14.1 8.4-22.7 84 85.9 77.3-91.6
Northeast NC I 168 10 4.6 2.3- 9.0 158 95.4 91.0-97.7
Northeast NC II 96 11 9.8 5.2-17.6 85 90.2 82.4-94.8
Northeastern Partnership 264 21 7.0 4.4-11.1 243 93.0 88.9-95.6
Mountain AHEC 31 6 18.9 8.1-38.1 25 81.1 61.9-91.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 654 61 7.3 5.0-10.3 593 92.7 89.7-95.0
Piedmont 537 29 4.8 3.0- 7.4 508 95.2 92.6-97.0
Western NC 45 7 11.4 4.6-25.6 38 88.6 74.4-95.4

Back to Derived Variables and Risk Factors.

*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16JUN04.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook