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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,120 964 4.3 3.9- 4.6 16,156 95.7 95.4-96.1
-Piedmont NC 9,621 494 4.1 3.6- 4.6 9,127 95.9 95.4-96.4
GENDER
Male 3,503 229 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,274 95.4 94.4-96.2
Female 6,118 265 3.5 3.0- 4.1 5,853 96.5 95.9-97.0
RACE
White 7,467 420 4.2 3.7- 4.7 7,047 95.8 95.3-96.3
African American 1,566 53 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,513 97.0 95.9-97.8
Other Minorities 547 19 5.2 2.7- 9.9 528 94.8 90.1-97.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 555 18 4.5 2.2- 8.9 537 95.5 91.1-97.8
Non-Hispanic 9,060 476 4.0 3.6- 4.5 8,584 96.0 95.5-96.4
AGE
18-24 439 4 1.9 0.6- 6.1 435 98.1 93.9-99.4
25-34 1,360 4 0.4 0.1- 1.6 1,356 99.6 98.4-99.9
35-44 1,889 19 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,870 99.1 98.5-99.5
45-54 1,838 64 3.8 2.8- 5.0 1,774 96.2 95.0-97.2
55-64 1,720 122 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,598 92.2 90.4-93.7
65-74 1,286 136 10.5 8.7-12.6 1,150 89.5 87.4-91.3
75+ 1,040 142 14.3 11.8-17.1 898 85.7 82.9-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,488 129 6.6 4.8- 8.9 1,359 93.4 91.1-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,734 173 5.4 4.4- 6.5 2,561 94.6 93.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,297 94 2.9 2.3- 3.6 2,203 97.1 96.4-97.7
College Graduate 3,085 94 2.5 2.0- 3.2 2,991 97.5 96.8-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,028 107 7.9 6.1-10.3 921 92.1 89.7-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,630 107 5.4 4.2- 7.0 1,523 94.6 93.0-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,132 51 4.9 2.9- 8.2 1,081 95.1 91.8-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,262 46 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,216 96.9 95.7-97.8
$50,000-74,999 1,312 45 2.7 2.0- 3.8 1,267 97.3 96.2-98.0
$75,000+ 1,811 48 2.1 1.5- 2.9 1,763 97.9 97.1-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,797 329 10.1 8.9-11.6 2,468 89.9 88.4-91.1
No 6,554 162 2.1 1.7- 2.7 6,392 97.9 97.3-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,140 118 8.1 6.6-10.0 1,022 91.9 90.0-93.4
Non-Veteran 8,469 376 3.5 3.0- 4.1 8,093 96.5 95.9-97.0

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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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