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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovasular Health

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, not stomach related Yes, stomach related No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,402 762 5.7 5.2- 6.2 704 5.4 4.9- 5.9 8,936 89.0 88.2-89.7
-Piedmont NC 5,915 399 5.0 4.4- 5.7 403 5.1 4.5- 5.8 5,113 89.9 89.0-90.8
GENDER
Male 1,997 103 3.9 3.0- 5.1 90 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,804 92.5 90.9-93.7
Female 3,918 296 6.0 5.2- 6.8 313 6.4 5.6- 7.4 3,309 87.6 86.4-88.7
RACE
White 4,458 306 5.0 4.3- 5.8 345 5.9 5.2- 6.8 3,807 89.1 88.0-90.1
African American 996 77 5.8 4.3- 7.8 48 4.1 2.8- 6.0 871 90.1 87.6-92.2
Other Minorities 436 16 3.8 1.9- 7.4 10 1.7 0.8- 3.6 410 94.5 90.9-96.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 431 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 17 3.9 2.1- 7.1 402 93.7 90.2-96.0
Non-Hispanic 5,483 387 5.3 4.6- 6.1 386 5.3 4.7- 6.0 4,710 89.4 88.4-90.3
AGE
18-24 362 9 2.1 1.0- 4.4 7 2.0 0.9- 4.8 346 95.8 92.7-97.6
25-34 1,138 28 2.1 1.3- 3.6 33 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,077 95.2 93.5-96.5
35-44 1,534 53 3.5 2.4- 5.2 60 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,421 93.3 91.5-94.8
45-54 1,145 71 5.7 4.3- 7.5 94 7.9 6.2-10.0 980 86.4 83.8-88.7
55-64 786 79 9.9 7.6-12.7 90 11.2 8.9-14.1 617 78.9 75.3-82.1
65-74 519 82 13.4 10.5-17.0 66 11.8 9.0-15.3 371 74.7 70.3-78.8
75+ 400 75 19.6 15.2-24.8 51 11.8 8.5-16.1 274 68.7 62.9-74.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 842 92 6.8 5.0- 9.2 83 6.8 5.0- 9.3 667 86.4 83.2-89.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,596 110 5.4 4.2- 6.9 120 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,366 89.1 87.2-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,433 92 4.2 3.3- 5.4 97 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,244 91.0 89.3-92.4
College Graduate 2,038 105 4.3 3.3- 5.6 102 4.2 3.4- 5.3 1,831 91.5 89.9-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 548 79 8.8 6.6-11.6 64 8.7 6.0-12.5 405 82.5 78.2-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 935 69 5.4 3.7- 7.9 91 7.1 5.4- 9.3 775 87.5 84.4-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 730 42 4.7 3.2- 6.8 44 4.1 2.9- 5.7 644 91.2 88.7-93.2
$35,000- 49,999 800 44 4.5 3.2- 6.3 46 4.6 3.3- 6.5 710 90.9 88.5-92.9
$50,000-74,999 856 44 4.4 2.9- 6.6 46 5.3 3.7- 7.4 766 90.3 87.5-92.6
$75,000+ 1,211 45 2.9 2.0- 4.2 45 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,121 94.1 92.5-95.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,440 221 12.1 10.1-14.4 192 10.5 8.8-12.4 1,027 77.4 74.6-80.0
No 4,393 172 3.1 2.6- 3.8 208 3.6 3.1- 4.3 4,013 93.2 92.3-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 517 44 5.7 4.1- 7.9 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 452 90.3 87.2-92.7
Non-Veteran 5,396 355 4.9 4.2- 5.7 382 5.2 4.6- 5.9 4,659 89.9 88.9-90.8

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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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