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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,367 289 9.3 8.0-10.9 2,078 90.7 89.1-92.0
GENDER
Males 721 97 9.5 7.4-12.3 624 90.5 87.7-92.6
Females 1,646 192 9.2 7.6-11.1 1,454 90.8 88.9-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 2 8.7 1.6-36.4 22 91.3 63.6-98.4
Non-Hispanic 2,332 284 9.3 7.9-10.9 2,048 90.7 89.1-92.1
AGE
18-24 82 2 2.2 0.4-10.2 80 97.8 89.8-99.6
25-34 271 7 2.4 1.1- 5.4 264 97.6 94.6-98.9
35-44 412 15 3.8 2.1- 6.8 397 96.2 93.2-97.9
45-54 534 46 7.6 5.3-10.7 488 92.4 89.3-94.7
55-64 462 76 17.2 12.6-23.1 386 82.8 76.9-87.4
65-74 347 80 25.4 19.6-32.1 267 74.6 67.9-80.4
75+ 233 63 27.6 20.8-35.7 170 72.4 64.3-79.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 106 23.5 18.3-29.6 330 76.5 70.4-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 832 92 7.5 5.7- 9.8 740 92.5 90.2-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 580 56 7.5 5.3-10.3 524 92.5 89.7-94.7
College Graduate 512 34 5.8 3.5- 9.6 478 94.2 90.4-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 425 94 21.5 16.6-27.3 331 78.5 72.7-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 504 71 8.2 6.1-11.1 433 91.8 88.9-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 303 26 7.6 4.7-11.9 277 92.4 88.1-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 322 16 4.0 2.2- 6.9 306 96.0 93.1-97.8
$50,000-74,999 253 13 4.4 2.3- 8.4 240 95.6 91.6-97.7
$75,000+ 242 9 2.8 1.3- 6.1 233 97.2 93.9-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 934 222 20.1 16.9-23.6 712 79.9 76.4-83.1
No 1,323 57 3.3 2.3- 4.7 1,266 96.7 95.3-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 293 33 7.4 4.9-11.1 260 92.6 88.9-95.1
Non-Veteran 2,074 256 9.7 8.2-11.4 1,818 90.3 88.6-91.8

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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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