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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,649 72 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,577 96.7 95.5-97.6
AGE
18-24 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
25-34 203 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 202 99.5 96.6-99.9
35-44 281 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 280 99.8 98.8- 100
45-54 356 14 3.6 1.9- 6.9 342 96.4 93.1-98.1
55-64 306 19 8.1 4.4-14.2 287 91.9 85.8-95.6
65-74 255 21 7.4 4.4-12.2 234 92.6 87.8-95.6
75+ 175 16 8.1 4.3-14.6 159 91.9 85.4-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 26 7.7 4.7-12.2 282 92.3 87.8-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 29 4.7 2.8- 7.7 518 95.3 92.3-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 410 7 1.1 0.5- 2.7 403 98.9 97.3-99.5
College Graduate 381 10 1.3 0.6- 2.7 371 98.7 97.3-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 321 25 8.1 4.6-14.0 296 91.9 86.0-95.4
$15,000- 24,999 371 20 3.9 2.2- 6.7 351 96.1 93.3-97.8
$25,000- 34,999 211 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 209 99.7 98.6-99.9
$35,000- 49,999 194 0 0.0 . - . 194 100 . - .
$50,000-74,999 165 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9 161 97.8 94.1-99.2
$75,000+ 141 2 0.9 0.2- 4.2 139 99.1 95.8-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 62 9.0 6.5-12.4 581 91.0 87.6-93.5
No 937 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9 929 99.6 99.1-99.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 0 0.0 . - . 52 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,597 72 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,525 96.6 95.4-97.5

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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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