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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following:
Angina or coronary heart disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,265 517 4.2 3.6- 4.7 8,748 95.8 95.3-96.4
-Piedmont NC 3,976 171 3.5 2.8- 4.3 3,805 96.5 95.7-97.2
GENDER
Male 1,495 75 4.0 3.0- 5.4 1,420 96.0 94.6-97.0
Female 2,481 96 3.0 2.2- 4.0 2,385 97.0 96.0-97.8
RACE
White 2,925 139 4.1 3.3- 5.1 2,786 95.9 94.9-96.7
African American 795 24 2.0 1.1- 3.3 771 98.0 96.7-98.9
Other Minorities 200 6 2.0 0.5- 7.4 194 98.0 92.6-99.5
AGE
18-24 237 0 0.0 . - . 237 100 . - .
25-34 630 4 0.6 0.2- 2.1 626 99.4 97.9-99.8
35-44 832 4 0.5 0.1- 1.9 828 99.5 98.1-99.9
45-54 813 34 4.0 2.4- 6.6 779 96.0 93.4-97.6
55-64 606 48 8.9 6.0-12.9 558 91.1 87.1-94.0
65-74 459 39 8.9 5.9-13.1 420 91.1 86.9-94.1
75+ 369 41 9.4 6.2-13.8 328 90.6 86.2-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 564 40 5.8 3.6- 9.0 524 94.2 91.0-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,050 42 2.7 1.7- 4.1 1,008 97.3 95.9-98.3
Some Post-H.S. 944 46 3.8 2.6- 5.5 898 96.2 94.5-97.4
College Graduate 1,403 42 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,361 97.3 95.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 30 5.7 3.3- 9.5 325 94.3 90.5-96.7
$15,000- 24,999 654 31 3.9 2.5- 6.2 623 96.1 93.8-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 397 20 3.9 2.1- 7.3 377 96.1 92.7-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 542 16 3.1 1.6- 6.0 526 96.9 94.0-98.4
$50,000-74,999 468 14 3.1 1.7- 5.7 454 96.9 94.3-98.3
$75,000+ 653 23 3.1 1.8- 5.5 630 96.9 94.5-98.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 443 32 6.9 4.8-10.0 411 93.1 90.0-95.2
Guilford 443 18 3.8 2.3- 6.2 425 96.2 93.8-97.7
Mecklenburg 442 23 4.3 2.8- 6.7 419 95.7 93.3-97.2
Orange 450 12 2.1 1.2- 3.8 438 97.9 96.2-98.8
Wake 442 7 1.0 0.5- 2.3 435 99.0 97.7-99.5
Chatham/Lee 390 14 2.6 1.4- 4.7 376 97.4 95.3-98.6
Nash/Wilson 369 25 5.0 3.3- 7.6 344 95.0 92.4-96.7
Craven/Pamlico 447 33 5.5 3.8- 8.0 414 94.5 92.0-96.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 425 34 7.0 4.8-10.0 391 93.0 90.0-95.2
Appalachian/Wilkes 448 25 5.2 3.1- 8.7 423 94.8 91.3-96.9
Franklin/Gran./Vance 470 32 4.8 2.8- 8.2 438 95.2 91.8-97.2
Graham/Swain/Jackson 422 30 4.7 3.0- 7.1 392 95.3 92.9-97.0
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 467 32 5.6 3.8- 8.0 435 94.4 92.0-96.2
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 408 28 7.4 4.4-12.3 380 92.6 87.7-95.6
Northeast NC I 450 20 3.7 2.3- 6.0 430 96.3 94.0-97.7
Northeast NC II 503 31 4.6 3.1- 6.7 472 95.4 93.3-96.9
Northeastern Partnership 953 51 4.3 3.2- 5.8 902 95.7 94.2-96.8
Mountain AHEC 1,286 95 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1,191 93.5 91.5-95.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,246 198 4.4 3.6- 5.4 3,048 95.6 94.6-96.4
Piedmont 3,976 171 3.5 2.8- 4.3 3,805 96.5 95.7-97.2
Western NC 2,043 148 6.4 4.9- 8.1 1,895 93.6 91.9-95.1

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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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