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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 671 52 6.4 4.6- 8.8 619 93.6 91.2-95.4
GENDER
Male 271 35 8.5 5.8-12.3 236 91.5 87.7-94.2
Female 400 17 4.3 2.3- 7.9 383 95.7 92.1-97.7
RACE
White 456 39 6.5 4.7- 9.0 417 93.5 91.0-95.3
Other 213 13 6.3 3.4-11.6 200 93.7 88.4-96.6
AGE
18-44 200 2 1.2 0.2- 6.6 198 98.8 93.4-99.8
45+ 461 50 11.6 8.6-15.6 411 88.4 84.4-91.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 15 7.1 3.7-13.4 166 92.9 86.6-96.3
Some College + 486 37 6.1 4.3- 8.7 449 93.9 91.3-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 263 26 8.2 5.2-12.5 237 91.8 87.5-94.8
$50,000+ 316 17 3.6 2.1- 6.0 299 96.4 94.0-97.9

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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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