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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,646 192 9.2 7.6-11.1 1,454 90.8 88.9-92.4
AGE
18-24 53 2 4.8 1.0-20.6 51 95.2 79.4-99.0
25-34 203 3 1.1 0.3- 3.9 200 98.9 96.1-99.7
35-44 280 9 3.2 1.5- 6.9 271 96.8 93.1-98.5
45-54 355 27 6.7 4.3-10.5 328 93.3 89.5-95.7
55-64 307 46 14.6 10.1-20.6 261 85.4 79.4-89.9
65-74 256 57 22.3 16.1-30.1 199 77.7 69.9-83.9
75+ 172 48 30.7 22.4-40.5 124 69.3 59.5-77.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 74 26.2 19.7-34.1 234 73.8 65.9-80.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 61 8.4 5.9-11.6 486 91.6 88.4-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 409 32 5.7 3.6- 9.0 377 94.3 91.0-96.4
College Graduate 378 24 3.8 2.3- 6.1 354 96.2 93.9-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 321 66 19.3 14.1-25.7 255 80.7 74.3-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 372 47 8.2 5.7-11.6 325 91.8 88.4-94.3
$25,000- 34,999 210 13 5.8 2.9-11.3 197 94.2 88.7-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 193 4 2.1 0.6- 6.4 189 97.9 93.6-99.4
$50,000-74,999 165 8 4.4 1.9- 9.8 157 95.6 90.2-98.1
$75,000+ 141 5 2.0 0.8- 5.1 136 98.0 94.9-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 644 152 21.4 17.6-25.9 492 78.6 74.1-82.4
No 932 33 2.4 1.6- 3.7 899 97.6 96.3-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 51 98.1 87.3-99.7
Non-Veteran 1,594 191 9.5 7.8-11.4 1,403 90.5 88.6-92.2

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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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