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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
-Eastern NC 5,289 258 3.6 3.1- 4.2 5,031 96.4 95.8-96.9
GENDER
Male 1,919 102 3.7 2.9- 4.7 1,817 96.3 95.3-97.1
Female 3,370 156 3.5 2.9- 4.2 3,214 96.5 95.8-97.1
RACE
White 3,546 153 2.8 2.3- 3.4 3,393 97.2 96.6-97.7
African American 1,222 86 6.3 4.8- 8.1 1,136 93.7 91.9-95.2
Other Minorities 491 18 2.7 1.4- 5.1 473 97.3 94.9-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 226 4 1.0 0.2- 3.8 222 99.0 96.2-99.8
Non-Hispanic 5,041 251 3.8 3.2- 4.4 4,790 96.2 95.6-96.8
AGE
18-24 185 0 0.0 . - . 185 100 . - .
25-34 529 2 0.4 0.1- 2.4 527 99.6 97.6-99.9
35-44 822 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 810 98.5 97.2-99.2
45-54 1,024 26 3.1 1.9- 4.9 998 96.9 95.1-98.1
55-64 1,087 62 5.7 4.3- 7.5 1,025 94.3 92.5-95.7
65-74 935 81 9.9 7.5-12.9 854 90.1 87.1-92.5
75+ 671 74 12.4 9.5-16.0 597 87.6 84.0-90.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 842 83 7.0 5.3- 9.1 759 93.0 90.9-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,642 78 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,564 96.7 95.6-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,424 56 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,368 97.2 96.1-98.0
College Graduate 1,366 40 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,326 97.5 96.3-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 683 65 7.7 5.6-10.4 618 92.3 89.6-94.4
$15,000- 24,999 849 61 4.6 3.4- 6.3 788 95.4 93.7-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 592 35 5.7 3.7- 8.6 557 94.3 91.4-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 752 26 2.9 1.8- 4.8 726 97.1 95.2-98.2
$50,000-74,999 769 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2 763 99.5 98.8-99.8
$75,000+ 940 20 2.0 1.1- 3.4 920 98.0 96.6-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,086 196 7.7 6.4- 9.1 1,890 92.3 90.9-93.6
No 3,041 56 1.4 1.0- 2.0 2,985 98.6 98.0-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 949 53 4.3 3.1- 5.9 896 95.7 94.1-96.9
Non-Veteran 4,337 205 3.4 2.9- 4.1 4,132 96.6 95.9-97.1

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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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