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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,228 648 2.8 2.5- 3.1 16,580 97.2 96.9-97.5
-Eastern NC 5,556 221 3.1 2.7- 3.7 5,335 96.9 96.3-97.3
GENDER
Male 1,931 73 2.7 2.1- 3.5 1,858 97.3 96.5-97.9
Female 3,625 148 3.5 2.9- 4.3 3,477 96.5 95.7-97.1
RACE
White 3,705 148 3.0 2.5- 3.7 3,557 97.0 96.3-97.5
African American 1,366 60 4.0 3.0- 5.3 1,306 96.0 94.7-97.0
Other Minorities 467 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 456 98.5 97.1-99.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 245 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 243 99.7 98.8-99.9
Non-Hispanic 5,304 219 3.4 2.9- 3.9 5,085 96.6 96.1-97.1
AGE
18-24 278 0 0.0 . - . 278 100 . - .
25-34 775 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0 770 99.3 98.0-99.8
35-44 991 9 1.2 0.6- 2.6 982 98.8 97.4-99.4
45-54 1,139 26 2.3 1.4- 3.7 1,113 97.7 96.3-98.6
55-64 1,039 48 4.1 2.9- 5.9 991 95.9 94.1-97.1
65-74 767 66 10.3 7.9-13.3 701 89.7 86.7-92.1
75+ 536 67 11.6 8.9-15.0 469 88.4 85.0-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 868 71 6.3 4.7- 8.4 797 93.7 91.6-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,833 72 3.0 2.3- 3.9 1,761 97.0 96.1-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,418 51 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,367 97.5 96.5-98.2
College Graduate 1,427 26 1.6 1.1- 2.5 1,401 98.4 97.5-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 755 60 7.2 5.3- 9.8 695 92.8 90.2-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,034 42 3.8 2.6- 5.4 992 96.2 94.6-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 711 25 2.3 1.5- 3.6 686 97.7 96.4-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 786 19 1.9 1.2- 3.2 767 98.1 96.8-98.8
$50,000-74,999 716 13 1.6 0.8- 3.3 703 98.4 96.7-99.2
$75,000+ 754 12 1.1 0.6- 2.0 742 98.9 98.0-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,884 172 8.1 6.8- 9.7 1,712 91.9 90.3-93.2
No 3,513 44 0.9 0.7- 1.3 3,469 99.1 98.7-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 899 39 3.3 2.2- 4.7 860 96.7 95.3-97.8
Non-Veteran 4,641 181 3.1 2.6- 3.7 4,460 96.9 96.3-97.4

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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