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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 4,273 3,298 76.9 74.9-78.8 975 23.1 21.2-25.1
AGE
18-24 228 148 65.4 56.0-73.8 80 34.6 26.2-44.0
25-34 580 415 74.7 69.5-79.3 165 25.3 20.7-30.5
35-44 753 563 76.0 71.4-80.0 190 24.0 20.0-28.6
45-54 831 676 81.4 77.0-85.0 155 18.6 15.0-23.0
55-64 711 597 84.6 79.6-88.5 114 15.4 11.5-20.4
65-74 625 502 82.1 77.5-85.9 123 17.9 14.1-22.5
75+ 516 375 70.1 63.7-75.8 141 29.9 24.2-36.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 559 382 65.0 58.6-71.0 177 35.0 29.0-41.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,257 951 75.4 71.5-79.0 306 24.6 21.0-28.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,149 900 80.2 76.6-83.5 249 19.8 16.5-23.4
College Graduate 1,299 1,059 80.4 77.1-83.4 240 19.6 16.6-22.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 448 331 69.9 62.4-76.5 117 30.1 23.5-37.6
$15,000- 24,999 723 536 73.4 68.1-78.1 187 26.6 21.9-31.9
$25,000- 34,999 470 370 77.6 70.8-83.1 100 22.4 16.9-29.2
$35,000- 49,999 569 446 75.5 69.5-80.6 123 24.5 19.4-30.5
$50,000-74,999 482 386 82.0 76.8-86.2 96 18.0 13.8-23.2
$75,000+ 575 474 83.5 78.7-87.4 101 16.5 12.6-21.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 186 77.2 70.8-82.6 56 22.8 17.4-29.2
Guilford 200 156 73.8 65.3-80.8 44 26.2 19.2-34.7
Mecklenburg 180 145 82.8 76.2-87.9 35 17.2 12.1-23.8
Orange 235 192 70.2 56.3-81.1 43 29.8 18.9-43.7
Wake 193 157 80.7 73.2-86.4 36 19.3 13.6-26.8
Chatham/Lee 171 141 83.7 76.9-88.8 30 16.3 11.2-23.1
Nash/Wilson 149 111 72.5 63.4-80.0 38 27.5 20.0-36.6
Craven/Pamlico 217 160 73.6 66.4-79.6 57 26.4 20.4-33.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 250 193 78.0 71.4-83.4 57 22.0 16.6-28.6
Appalachian/Wilkes 271 200 65.9 55.3-75.1 71 34.1 24.9-44.7
Franklin/Gran./Vance 183 131 74.4 66.1-81.3 52 25.6 18.7-33.9
Graham/Swain/Jackson 225 167 72.6 65.2-78.9 58 27.4 21.1-34.8
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 117 88 76.7 67.7-83.8 29 23.3 16.2-32.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 171 125 71.8 63.3-79.0 46 28.2 21.0-36.7
Northeast NC I 134 99 74.7 65.9-81.9 35 25.3 18.1-34.1
Northeast NC II 216 165 74.3 66.4-80.8 51 25.7 19.2-33.6
Northeastern Partnership 350 264 74.4 68.3-79.6 86 25.6 20.4-31.7
Mountain AHEC 724 568 80.9 76.9-84.4 156 19.1 15.6-23.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,295 983 76.3 72.2-79.9 312 23.7 20.1-27.8
Piedmont 1,806 1,406 76.7 73.8-79.4 400 23.3 20.6-26.2
Western NC 1,172 909 78.5 74.9-81.7 263 21.5 18.3-25.1

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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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