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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
-Eastern NC 5,243 361 4.9 4.3- 5.5 4,882 95.1 94.5-95.7
GENDER
Male 1,893 179 6.0 5.0- 7.2 1,714 94.0 92.8-95.0
Female 3,350 182 3.8 3.2- 4.6 3,168 96.2 95.4-96.8
RACE
White 3,520 268 5.2 4.5- 6.0 3,252 94.8 94.0-95.5
African American 1,205 69 4.6 3.4- 6.3 1,136 95.4 93.7-96.6
Other Minorities 488 24 3.6 2.1- 6.1 464 96.4 93.9-97.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 224 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9 218 97.1 93.1-98.8
Non-Hispanic 4,999 354 5.0 4.4- 5.7 4,645 95.0 94.3-95.6
AGE
18-24 185 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 184 99.8 98.6- 100
25-34 528 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 527 99.8 98.7- 100
35-44 821 11 1.8 0.9- 3.8 810 98.2 96.2-99.1
45-54 1,017 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0 980 95.9 94.0-97.2
55-64 1,081 88 7.9 6.2-10.0 993 92.1 90.0-93.8
65-74 922 136 16.3 13.6-19.5 786 83.7 80.5-86.4
75+ 653 85 14.5 11.3-18.3 568 85.5 81.7-88.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 822 81 6.5 4.9- 8.7 741 93.5 91.3-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,628 133 5.6 4.5- 6.9 1,495 94.4 93.1-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,415 84 4.6 3.4- 6.0 1,331 95.4 94.0-96.6
College Graduate 1,364 63 3.1 2.3- 4.1 1,301 96.9 95.9-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 677 75 7.9 5.8-10.7 602 92.1 89.3-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 837 76 6.3 4.7- 8.5 761 93.7 91.5-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 589 41 4.7 3.2- 6.8 548 95.3 93.2-96.8
$35,000- 49,999 746 32 3.6 2.3- 5.5 714 96.4 94.5-97.7
$50,000-74,999 769 38 3.4 2.4- 4.9 731 96.6 95.1-97.6
$75,000+ 936 45 3.5 2.5- 5.0 891 96.5 95.0-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,047 261 10.2 8.7-11.9 1,786 89.8 88.1-91.3
No 3,034 98 2.2 1.8- 2.8 2,936 97.8 97.2-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 933 102 7.5 5.9- 9.5 831 92.5 90.5-94.1
Non-Veteran 4,307 259 4.3 3.7- 5.0 4,048 95.7 95.0-96.3

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^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.

**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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