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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,137 1,945 8.7 8.2- 9.2 15,192 91.3 90.8-91.8
-Piedmont NC 9,637 1,043 8.2 7.6- 8.9 8,594 91.8 91.1-92.4
GENDER
Male 3,511 483 9.1 8.1-10.3 3,028 90.9 89.7-91.9
Female 6,126 560 7.3 6.6- 8.1 5,566 92.7 91.9-93.4
RACE
White 7,479 856 8.5 7.8- 9.2 6,623 91.5 90.8-92.2
African American 1,571 156 8.3 6.8- 9.9 1,415 91.7 90.1-93.2
Other Minorities 546 26 5.9 3.2-10.4 520 94.1 89.6-96.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 556 26 5.2 2.8- 9.6 530 94.8 90.4-97.2
Non-Hispanic 9,076 1,016 8.5 7.9- 9.2 8,060 91.5 90.8-92.1
AGE
18-24 439 6 2.3 0.8- 6.3 433 97.7 93.7-99.2
25-34 1,360 17 1.4 0.7- 2.8 1,343 98.6 97.2-99.3
35-44 1,890 48 2.3 1.6- 3.1 1,842 97.7 96.9-98.4
45-54 1,834 121 6.7 5.5- 8.2 1,713 93.3 91.8-94.5
55-64 1,722 236 14.4 12.5-16.6 1,486 85.6 83.4-87.5
65-74 1,292 281 22.5 19.9-25.4 1,011 77.5 74.6-80.1
75+ 1,051 326 30.9 27.6-34.4 725 69.1 65.6-72.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,496 290 13.7 11.4-16.2 1,206 86.3 83.8-88.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,741 338 9.6 8.4-11.0 2,403 90.4 89.0-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,295 204 6.3 5.3- 7.4 2,091 93.7 92.6-94.7
College Graduate 3,086 203 5.5 4.7- 6.5 2,883 94.5 93.5-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,033 237 17.9 15.1-21.0 796 82.1 79.0-84.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,630 232 10.8 9.0-12.8 1,398 89.2 87.2-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,135 119 9.4 7.0-12.5 1,016 90.6 87.5-93.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,262 94 6.4 5.1- 8.1 1,168 93.6 91.9-94.9
$50,000-74,999 1,309 89 4.9 3.9- 6.2 1,220 95.1 93.8-96.1
$75,000+ 1,812 71 3.6 2.7- 4.7 1,741 96.4 95.3-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,806 663 19.8 18.1-21.6 2,143 80.2 78.4-81.9
No 6,560 365 4.4 3.8- 5.2 6,195 95.6 94.8-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,144 247 17.3 15.0-19.8 897 82.7 80.2-85.0
Non-Veteran 8,481 795 7.0 6.4- 7.7 7,686 93.0 92.3-93.6

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^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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