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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 15,678 1,962 8.5 8.0- 9.0 13,716 91.5 91.0-92.0
-Alamance County 385 56 10.5 7.6-14.4 329 89.5 85.6-92.4
GENDER
Male 118 25 12.8 7.6-20.7 93 87.2 79.3-92.4
Female 267 31 8.8 5.8-13.2 236 91.2 86.8-94.2
RACE
White 303 51 12.3 8.7-17.1 252 87.7 82.9-91.3
Other 81 5 5.0 1.7-13.6 76 95.0 86.4-98.3
AGE
18-44 102 2 1.6 0.4- 6.8 100 98.4 93.2-99.6
45+ 279 54 19.2 14.3-25.3 225 80.8 74.7-85.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 32 13.0 8.3-19.9 142 87.0 80.1-91.7
Some College + 210 24 7.9 5.0-12.4 186 92.1 87.6-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 35 17.3 11.6-25.0 154 82.7 75.0-88.4
$50,000+ 133 7 3.2 1.5- 6.7 126 96.8 93.3-98.5

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

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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