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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 408 39 6.5 4.6- 9.3 369 93.5 90.7-95.4
GENDER
Male 159 18 6.8 4.1-11.3 141 93.2 88.7-95.9
Female 249 21 6.2 3.8-10.1 228 93.8 89.9-96.2
RACE
White 307 30 6.9 4.6-10.2 277 93.1 89.8-95.4
Other 101 9 5.7 2.6-11.9 92 94.3 88.1-97.4
AGE
18-44 110 5 3.8 1.6- 9.1 105 96.2 90.9-98.4
45+ 293 34 8.8 6.1-12.6 259 91.2 87.4-93.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 15 8.6 4.9-14.9 119 91.4 85.1-95.1
Some College + 274 24 5.6 3.5- 8.8 250 94.4 91.2-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 24 9.3 5.9-14.5 149 90.7 85.5-94.1
$50,000+ 185 12 5.6 3.0-10.1 173 94.4 89.9-97.0

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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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