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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,366 104 3.1 2.4- 4.1 2,262 96.9 95.9-97.6
GENDER
Males 717 32 3.0 1.9- 4.6 685 97.0 95.4-98.1
Females 1,649 72 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,577 96.7 95.5-97.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 1 7.4 1.0-38.4 23 92.6 61.6-99.0
Non-Hispanic 2,331 102 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,229 96.9 96.0-97.6
AGE
18-24 82 0 0.0 . - . 82 100 . - .
25-34 271 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 270 99.7 97.9- 100
35-44 414 4 1.5 0.5- 4.6 410 98.5 95.4-99.5
45-54 534 21 3.6 2.1- 6.1 513 96.4 93.9-97.9
55-64 458 28 6.1 3.7- 9.8 430 93.9 90.2-96.3
65-74 347 30 7.8 5.1-11.8 317 92.2 88.2-94.9
75+ 234 20 8.3 4.6-14.6 214 91.7 85.4-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 432 34 6.3 4.1- 9.5 398 93.7 90.5-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 833 44 4.1 2.7- 6.1 789 95.9 93.9-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 580 15 2.0 1.1- 3.6 565 98.0 96.4-98.9
College Graduate 515 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 504 99.0 98.0-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 424 36 10.0 6.4-15.3 388 90.0 84.7-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 500 27 2.9 1.8- 4.7 473 97.1 95.3-98.2
$25,000- 34,999 303 5 0.7 0.2- 2.0 298 99.3 98.0-99.8
$35,000- 49,999 324 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 321 99.0 96.3-99.7
$50,000-74,999 253 7 2.1 1.0- 4.6 246 97.9 95.4-99.0
$75,000+ 242 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2 239 99.4 97.8-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 928 89 8.2 6.2-10.7 839 91.8 89.3-93.8
No 1,329 13 0.5 0.3- 1.0 1,316 99.5 99.0-99.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 293 12 2.1 1.0- 4.2 281 97.9 95.8-99.0
Non-Veteran 2,073 92 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,981 96.7 95.6-97.5

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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.

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