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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 383 44 9.1 6.5-12.4 339 90.9 87.6-93.5
GENDER
Male 155 23 9.6 6.1-14.8 132 90.4 85.2-93.9
Female 228 21 8.5 5.3-13.3 207 91.5 86.7-94.7
RACE
White 321 36 8.8 6.1-12.4 285 91.2 87.6-93.9
Other 60 7 9.4 4.1-20.1 53 90.6 79.9-95.9
AGE
18-44 166 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 164 98.8 95.2-99.7
45+ 213 41 19.1 13.8-25.7 172 80.9 74.3-86.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 28 13.4 8.8-19.8 133 86.6 80.2-91.2
Some College + 221 15 5.7 3.3- 9.7 206 94.3 90.3-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 29 12.6 8.3-18.6 152 87.4 81.4-91.7
$50,000+ 149 8 4.6 2.2- 9.3 141 95.4 90.7-97.8

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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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