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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 343 31 5.5 3.7- 8.0 312 94.5 92.0-96.3
GENDER
Male 125 14 6.5 3.7-11.4 111 93.5 88.6-96.3
Female 218 17 4.6 2.8- 7.7 201 95.4 92.3-97.2
RACE
White 309 27 5.4 3.6- 8.2 282 94.6 91.8-96.4
Other 32 4 6.0 2.0-16.2 28 94.0 83.8-98.0
AGE
18-44 74 0 0.0 . - . 74 100 . - .
45+ 268 31 9.2 6.3-13.3 237 90.8 86.7-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 11 5.6 2.9-10.6 103 94.4 89.4-97.1
Some College + 228 20 5.4 3.3- 8.7 208 94.6 91.3-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 22 7.9 4.9-12.4 162 92.1 87.6-95.1
$50,000+ 122 4 1.8 0.7- 5.0 118 98.2 95.0-99.3

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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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