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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 858 58 5.6 3.9- 8.0 800 94.4 92.0-96.1
GENDER
Male 329 29 6.5 3.8-11.0 300 93.5 89.0-96.2
Female 529 29 4.7 3.1- 7.0 500 95.3 93.0-96.9
RACE
White 636 44 5.4 3.9- 7.5 592 94.6 92.5-96.1
Other 213 14 6.3 2.6-14.3 199 93.7 85.7-97.4
AGE
18-44 418 8 2.4 0.8- 7.0 410 97.6 93.0-99.2
45+ 438 50 10.9 8.1-14.4 388 89.1 85.6-91.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 22 8.4 4.2-16.1 194 91.6 83.9-95.8
Some College + 640 35 4.5 3.1- 6.4 605 95.5 93.6-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 33 8.1 4.7-13.6 315 91.9 86.4-95.3
$50,000+ 395 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0 380 97.1 95.0-98.3

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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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