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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 721 97 9.5 7.4-12.3 624 90.5 87.7-92.6
AGE
18-24 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
25-34 68 4 4.4 1.6-11.7 64 95.6 88.3-98.4
35-44 132 6 4.3 1.8-10.2 126 95.7 89.8-98.2
45-54 179 19 8.5 5.0-14.0 160 91.5 86.0-95.0
55-64 155 30 20.3 12.4-31.5 125 79.7 68.5-87.6
65-74 91 23 29.9 19.8-42.4 68 70.1 57.6-80.2
75+ 61 15 21.7 11.7-36.7 46 78.3 63.3-88.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 32 19.6 12.4-29.7 96 80.4 70.3-87.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 31 6.7 4.3-10.4 254 93.3 89.6-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 171 24 9.9 6.1-15.7 147 90.1 84.3-93.9
College Graduate 134 10 8.9 4.1-18.2 124 91.1 81.8-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 28 25.0 15.9-37.0 76 75.0 63.0-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 132 24 8.3 4.9-13.8 108 91.7 86.2-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 93 13 10.0 5.1-18.5 80 90.0 81.5-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 129 12 5.6 2.9-10.5 117 94.4 89.5-97.1
$50,000-74,999 88 5 4.5 1.6-12.1 83 95.5 87.9-98.4
$75,000+ 101 4 3.6 1.2-10.4 97 96.4 89.6-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 290 70 18.5 13.7-24.4 220 81.5 75.6-86.3
No 391 24 4.3 2.5- 7.5 367 95.7 92.5-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 241 32 8.3 5.4-12.5 209 91.7 87.5-94.6
Non-Veteran 480 65 10.0 7.3-13.6 415 90.0 86.4-92.7

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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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