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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 391 40 6.3 4.3- 9.2 351 93.7 90.8-95.7
GENDER
Male 145 16 5.5 3.1- 9.6 129 94.5 90.4-96.9
Female 246 24 7.2 4.4-11.7 222 92.8 88.3-95.6
RACE
White 222 24 6.5 4.2-10.0 198 93.5 90.0-95.8
Other 165 16 6.3 3.5-11.0 149 93.7 89.0-96.5
AGE
18-44 134 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1 132 98.7 94.9-99.7
45+ 255 38 13.2 9.2-18.8 217 86.8 81.2-90.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 18 8.0 4.5-14.0 97 92.0 86.0-95.5
Some College + 276 22 5.3 3.1- 8.7 254 94.7 91.3-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 23 7.7 4.5-12.8 142 92.3 87.2-95.5
$50,000+ 183 12 4.3 2.3- 7.7 171 95.7 92.3-97.7

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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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