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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 4,301 146 2.5 1.9- 3.2 4,155 97.5 96.8-98.1
AGE
18-24 228 0 0.0 . - . 228 100 . - .
25-34 585 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 582 99.8 99.2-99.9
35-44 758 9 0.9 0.3- 2.2 749 99.1 97.8-99.7
45-54 832 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8 818 99.0 98.2-99.5
55-64 717 32 3.9 2.3- 6.5 685 96.1 93.5-97.7
65-74 626 37 5.2 3.3- 8.1 589 94.8 91.9-96.7
75+ 526 51 9.2 6.1-13.7 475 90.8 86.3-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 48 5.3 3.3- 8.5 520 94.7 91.5-96.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,271 45 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,226 97.7 96.5-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 35 2.4 1.5- 3.9 1,116 97.6 96.1-98.5
College Graduate 1,302 18 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1,284 98.5 97.3-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 452 28 4.3 2.6- 7.0 424 95.7 93.0-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 728 22 2.9 1.5- 5.4 706 97.1 94.6-98.5
$25,000- 34,999 472 18 3.1 1.7- 5.4 454 96.9 94.6-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 571 14 1.8 0.8- 4.2 557 98.2 95.8-99.2
$50,000-74,999 483 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 477 99.5 98.7-99.8
$75,000+ 576 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 572 99.6 98.9-99.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 234 97.6 94.9-98.9
Guilford 200 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7 196 98.6 96.3-99.5
Mecklenburg 181 5 2.1 0.9- 5.1 176 97.9 94.9-99.1
Orange 236 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4 231 99.0 97.6-99.6
Wake 196 5 1.4 0.6- 3.4 191 98.6 96.6-99.4
Chatham/Lee 172 11 4.9 2.7- 8.8 161 95.1 91.2-97.3
Nash/Wilson 149 8 4.7 2.2- 9.7 141 95.3 90.3-97.8
Craven/Pamlico 217 5 3.3 1.3- 8.3 212 96.7 91.7-98.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 252 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3 241 96.2 92.7-98.0
Appalachian/Wilkes 273 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 266 98.4 96.5-99.3
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 12 4.1 2.2- 7.4 172 95.9 92.6-97.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 225 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8 220 98.4 96.2-99.4
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 2 2.8 0.7-10.7 116 97.2 89.3-99.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 6 2.5 1.0- 6.2 168 97.5 93.8-99.0
Northeast NC I 137 7 3.4 1.5- 7.5 130 96.6 92.5-98.5
Northeast NC II 219 12 4.4 2.4- 7.9 207 95.6 92.1-97.6
Northeastern Partnership 356 19 4.1 2.5- 6.7 337 95.9 93.3-97.5
Mountain AHEC 726 20 2.2 1.2- 3.8 706 97.8 96.2-98.8
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,306 48 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,258 96.8 95.3-97.8
Piedmont 1,816 65 2.3 1.5- 3.3 1,751 97.7 96.7-98.5
Western NC 1,179 33 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,146 97.9 96.7-98.7

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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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