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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 408 56 8.5 6.2-11.5 352 91.5 88.5-93.8
GENDER
Male 169 33 11.8 7.9-17.5 136 88.2 82.5-92.1
Female 239 23 5.3 3.3- 8.5 216 94.7 91.5-96.7
RACE
White 347 51 10.0 7.2-13.7 296 90.0 86.3-92.8
Other 61 5 3.4 1.2- 9.1 56 96.6 90.9-98.8
AGE
18-44 110 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 108 98.2 93.1-99.6
45+ 295 54 15.2 11.4-20.0 241 84.8 80.0-88.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 33 10.0 6.6-14.8 185 90.0 85.2-93.4
Some College + 189 23 6.8 4.3-10.7 166 93.2 89.3-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 39 11.5 7.8-16.6 176 88.5 83.4-92.2
$50,000+ 124 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5 117 96.5 92.5-98.4

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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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