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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,497 1,245 33.8 31.5-36.1 2,252 66.2 63.9-68.5
AGE
35-44 757 105 15.3 11.7-19.9 652 84.7 80.1-88.3
45-54 834 222 26.8 22.6-31.6 612 73.2 68.4-77.4
55-64 719 285 41.9 36.5-47.4 434 58.1 52.6-63.5
65-74 630 336 50.7 45.0-56.4 294 49.3 43.6-55.0
75+ 528 284 50.7 44.3-56.9 244 49.3 43.1-55.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 511 238 45.6 39.0-52.3 273 54.4 47.7-61.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,082 408 36.2 31.9-40.6 674 63.8 59.4-68.1
Some Post-H.S. 897 310 31.4 27.3-35.9 587 68.6 64.1-72.7
College Graduate 998 281 26.3 22.6-30.4 717 73.7 69.6-77.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 379 163 43.7 36.3-51.4 216 56.3 48.6-63.7
$15,000- 24,999 564 215 38.5 32.5-45.0 349 61.5 55.0-67.5
$25,000- 34,999 355 130 31.1 24.5-38.7 225 68.9 61.3-75.5
$35,000- 49,999 430 138 34.9 28.0-42.6 292 65.1 57.4-72.0
$50,000-74,999 379 95 28.1 21.9-35.2 284 71.9 64.8-78.1
$75,000+ 495 132 24.5 19.7-30.0 363 75.5 70.0-80.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 200 69 32.1 25.3-39.6 131 67.9 60.4-74.7
Guilford 171 57 34.7 26.9-43.3 114 65.3 56.7-73.1
Mecklenburg 152 36 22.3 15.8-30.5 116 77.7 69.5-84.2
Orange 168 58 29.5 19.2-42.4 110 70.5 57.6-80.8
Wake 148 43 28.6 21.2-37.4 105 71.4 62.6-78.8
Chatham/Lee 154 64 40.0 32.1-48.4 90 60.0 51.6-67.9
Nash/Wilson 126 53 43.6 34.4-53.2 73 56.4 46.8-65.6
Craven/Pamlico 167 59 34.3 27.0-42.3 108 65.7 57.7-73.0
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 213 81 36.6 29.7-44.2 132 63.4 55.8-70.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 206 77 35.9 28.2-44.4 129 64.1 55.6-71.8
Franklin/Gran./Vance 157 64 39.3 29.4-50.2 93 60.7 49.8-70.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 185 70 34.8 27.5-42.9 115 65.2 57.1-72.5
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 87 35 36.6 26.5-48.0 52 63.4 52.0-73.5
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 140 52 35.0 27.0-44.0 88 65.0 56.0-73.0
Northeast NC I 118 44 32.2 24.0-41.6 74 67.8 58.4-76.0
Northeast NC II 183 65 33.8 26.6-41.8 118 66.2 58.2-73.4
Northeastern Partnership 301 109 33.3 27.6-39.6 192 66.7 60.4-72.4
Mountain AHEC 613 210 32.4 27.7-37.5 403 67.6 62.5-72.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,052 393 36.4 32.1-41.0 659 63.6 59.0-67.9
Piedmont 1,485 516 33.1 29.8-36.6 969 66.9 63.4-70.2
Western NC 960 336 31.8 28.0-36.0 624 68.2 64.0-72.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 35 or older.

^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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