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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,389 151 4.9 4.0- 6.1 2,238 95.1 93.9-96.0
GENDER
Males 727 49 4.8 3.3- 6.7 678 95.2 93.3-96.7
Females 1,662 102 5.1 3.9- 6.6 1,560 94.9 93.4-96.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 0 0.0 . - . 25 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,352 149 4.9 4.0- 6.1 2,203 95.1 93.9-96.0
AGE
18-24 82 0 0.0 . - . 82 100 . - .
25-34 272 4 1.3 0.4- 4.1 268 98.7 95.9-99.6
35-44 414 11 2.8 1.4- 5.6 403 97.2 94.4-98.6
45-54 536 22 4.2 2.6- 6.8 514 95.8 93.2-97.4
55-64 464 41 8.6 5.5-13.1 423 91.4 86.9-94.5
65-74 352 39 12.3 8.0-18.4 313 87.7 81.6-92.0
75+ 242 34 15.3 10.3-22.2 208 84.7 77.8-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 445 57 12.5 8.9-17.4 388 87.5 82.6-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 836 49 4.1 2.8- 6.0 787 95.9 94.0-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 585 27 4.3 2.6- 6.8 558 95.7 93.2-97.4
College Graduate 516 17 2.3 1.2- 4.3 499 97.7 95.7-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 47 11.4 7.8-16.2 387 88.6 83.8-92.2
$15,000- 24,999 510 38 4.2 2.8- 6.3 472 95.8 93.7-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 304 16 5.4 3.0- 9.5 288 94.6 90.5-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 324 7 2.0 0.8- 4.7 317 98.0 95.3-99.2
$50,000-74,999 253 4 1.2 0.3- 4.1 249 98.8 95.9-99.7
$75,000+ 242 5 2.1 0.8- 5.5 237 97.9 94.5-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 948 121 11.3 8.9-14.3 827 88.7 85.7-91.1
No 1,331 23 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,308 98.7 97.8-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 12 2.2 1.2- 4.2 283 97.8 95.8-98.8
Non-Veteran 2,094 139 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,955 94.6 93.2-95.7

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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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