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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,247 723 9.7 8.9-10.7 4,524 90.3 89.3-91.1
GENDER
Male 1,903 336 10.9 9.5-12.5 1,567 89.1 87.5-90.5
Female 3,344 387 8.6 7.6- 9.7 2,957 91.4 90.3-92.4
RACE
White 3,523 492 9.3 8.3-10.4 3,031 90.7 89.6-91.7
African American 1,207 176 12.5 10.4-15.0 1,031 87.5 85.0-89.6
Other Minorities 487 53 6.6 4.6- 9.6 434 93.4 90.4-95.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 18 4.8 2.6- 8.6 207 95.2 91.4-97.4
Non-Hispanic 5,000 701 10.1 9.2-11.1 4,299 89.9 88.9-90.8
AGE
18-24 185 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 184 99.8 98.6- 100
25-34 527 8 1.7 0.8- 3.6 519 98.3 96.4-99.2
35-44 821 27 3.5 2.2- 5.6 794 96.5 94.4-97.8
45-54 1,018 75 8.0 6.2-10.4 943 92.0 89.6-93.8
55-64 1,079 181 16.8 14.3-19.6 898 83.2 80.4-85.7
65-74 928 228 26.4 23.0-30.1 700 73.6 69.9-77.0
75+ 653 199 32.5 28.3-37.0 454 67.5 63.0-71.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 827 208 16.7 13.9-19.8 619 83.3 80.2-86.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,630 228 9.7 8.1-11.4 1,402 90.3 88.6-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,415 171 8.6 7.1-10.4 1,244 91.4 89.6-92.9
College Graduate 1,360 115 6.3 5.1- 7.9 1,245 93.7 92.1-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 174 19.1 15.6-23.0 502 80.9 77.0-84.4
$15,000- 24,999 838 157 12.2 9.9-14.9 681 87.8 85.1-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 587 82 11.2 8.4-14.7 505 88.8 85.3-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 747 75 8.0 6.0-10.4 672 92.0 89.6-94.0
$50,000-74,999 768 54 4.6 3.4- 6.3 714 95.4 93.7-96.6
$75,000+ 936 72 6.3 4.8- 8.2 864 93.7 91.8-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,056 510 19.7 17.6-21.9 1,546 80.3 78.1-82.4
No 3,029 199 4.5 3.8- 5.3 2,830 95.5 94.7-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 937 191 14.1 11.8-16.7 746 85.9 83.3-88.2
Non-Veteran 4,307 532 8.8 7.9- 9.8 3,775 91.2 90.2-92.1

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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.

**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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