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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 468 64 10.7 8.0-14.3 404 89.3 85.7-92.0
GENDER
Male 165 28 12.6 8.1-19.2 137 87.4 80.8-91.9
Female 303 36 9.0 6.2-12.9 267 91.0 87.1-93.8
RACE
White 386 57 11.3 8.4-14.9 329 88.7 85.1-91.6
Other 79 5 7.3 2.2-21.8 74 92.7 78.2-97.8
AGE
18-44 155 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 154 99.3 95.0-99.9
45+ 313 63 20.3 15.4-26.2 250 79.7 73.8-84.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 258 43 12.7 9.1-17.5 215 87.3 82.5-90.9
Some College + 210 21 8.4 4.7-14.4 189 91.6 85.6-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 305 48 12.6 8.9-17.7 257 87.4 82.3-91.1
$50,000+ 99 6 5.4 2.4-11.8 93 94.6 88.2-97.6

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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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