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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

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
-Wake County 857 26 2.8 1.5- 5.2 831 97.2 94.8-98.5
GENDER
Male 329 16 4.1 1.8- 8.8 313 95.9 91.2-98.2
Female 528 10 1.5 0.8- 2.8 518 98.5 97.2-99.2
RACE
White 636 21 2.4 1.5- 3.8 615 97.6 96.2-98.5
Other 212 5 3.8 1.0-13.9 207 96.2 86.1-99.0
AGE
18-44 418 4 1.7 0.4- 7.3 414 98.3 92.7-99.6
45+ 437 22 4.7 3.0- 7.2 415 95.3 92.8-97.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 14 6.0 2.3-14.4 202 94.0 85.6-97.7
Some College + 640 12 1.5 0.9- 2.8 628 98.5 97.2-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 14 4.4 1.7-10.7 334 95.6 89.3-98.3
$50,000+ 395 7 1.3 0.6- 2.8 388 98.7 97.2-99.4

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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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