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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 4,299 1,407 31.9 29.9-34.0 2,892 68.1 66.0-70.1
AGE
18-24 228 42 22.0 15.0-31.1 186 78.0 68.9-85.0
25-34 585 146 23.7 19.2-28.9 439 76.3 71.1-80.8
35-44 757 214 29.0 24.5-34.0 543 71.0 66.0-75.5
45-54 836 296 36.8 32.1-41.7 540 63.2 58.3-67.9
55-64 716 301 44.9 39.5-50.4 415 55.1 49.6-60.5
65-74 627 262 41.7 36.2-47.4 365 58.3 52.6-63.8
75+ 521 138 24.4 19.5-30.1 383 75.6 69.9-80.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 567 205 30.4 25.0-36.5 362 69.6 63.5-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,266 438 34.5 30.6-38.6 828 65.5 61.4-69.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 389 32.4 28.5-36.5 763 67.6 63.5-71.5
College Graduate 1,305 371 29.5 26.1-33.3 934 70.5 66.7-73.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 453 166 34.7 28.5-41.5 287 65.3 58.5-71.5
$15,000- 24,999 727 259 35.0 29.7-40.8 468 65.0 59.2-70.3
$25,000- 34,999 472 148 26.3 20.7-32.8 324 73.7 67.2-79.3
$35,000- 49,999 572 199 36.1 30.3-42.4 373 63.9 57.6-69.7
$50,000-74,999 485 160 30.9 25.6-36.8 325 69.1 63.2-74.4
$75,000+ 577 172 32.0 27.0-37.4 405 68.0 62.6-73.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 85 32.6 26.4-39.5 157 67.4 60.5-73.6
Guilford 200 80 37.2 29.9-45.0 120 62.8 55.0-70.1
Mecklenburg 181 56 28.9 22.2-36.6 125 71.1 63.4-77.8
Orange 236 52 24.3 14.1-38.5 184 75.7 61.5-85.9
Wake 195 64 36.7 29.2-44.8 131 63.3 55.2-70.8
Chatham/Lee 172 58 32.9 25.4-41.4 114 67.1 58.6-74.6
Nash/Wilson 149 56 37.7 29.5-46.7 93 62.3 53.3-70.5
Craven/Pamlico 218 65 27.5 21.6-34.3 153 72.5 65.7-78.4
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 251 94 37.9 31.2-45.1 157 62.1 54.9-68.8
Appalachian/Wilkes 273 86 28.1 21.3-36.0 187 71.9 64.0-78.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 69 32.8 24.8-42.0 115 67.2 58.0-75.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 74 25.4 20.0-31.8 152 74.6 68.2-80.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 39 33.3 24.7-43.2 78 66.7 56.8-75.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 48 26.5 19.8-34.5 126 73.5 65.5-80.2
Northeast NC I 137 41 27.8 20.5-36.4 96 72.2 63.6-79.5
Northeast NC II 219 69 29.5 23.2-36.7 150 70.5 63.3-76.8
Northeastern Partnership 356 110 29.0 23.9-34.7 246 71.0 65.3-76.1
Mountain AHEC 727 249 33.5 29.0-38.4 478 66.5 61.6-71.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,307 414 30.0 26.3-34.0 893 70.0 66.0-73.7
Piedmont 1,813 599 33.2 30.3-36.4 1,214 66.8 63.6-69.7
Western NC 1,179 394 30.6 27.1-34.5 785 69.4 65.5-72.9

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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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