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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
GENDER
Male 5,923 472 4.6 4.1- 5.2 5,451 95.4 94.8-95.9
Female 9,749 476 3.6 3.1- 4.2 9,273 96.4 95.8-96.9
RACE
White 12,163 793 4.5 4.1- 4.9 11,370 95.5 95.1-95.9
African American 2,366 104 3.1 2.4- 4.1 2,262 96.9 95.9-97.6
Asian 107 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 106 99.6 97.4-99.9
Native American 318 23 5.8 3.4- 9.6 295 94.2 90.4-96.6
Other Minorities 654 26 3.4 1.7- 6.7 628 96.6 93.3-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 631 25 2.5 1.6- 4.1 606 97.5 95.9-98.4
-English Speaking 236 11 3.1 1.5- 6.0 225 96.9 94.0-98.5
-Spanish Speaking 395 14 2.4 1.2- 4.4 381 97.6 95.6-98.8
Non-Hispanic 14,994 920 4.2 3.8- 4.6 14,074 95.8 95.4-96.2
AGE
18-24 472 4 1.1 0.3- 4.4 468 98.9 95.6-99.7
25-34 1,508 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,503 99.8 99.5-99.9
35-44 2,447 30 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,417 98.6 97.9-99.1
45-54 3,068 90 2.9 2.2- 3.7 2,978 97.1 96.3-97.8
55-64 3,353 222 6.8 5.8- 8.1 3,131 93.2 91.9-94.2
65-74 2,695 302 11.4 10.0-12.9 2,393 88.6 87.1-90.0
75+ 2,016 292 14.9 13.0-17.0 1,724 85.1 83.0-87.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,209 211 6.0 5.0- 7.2 1,998 94.0 92.8-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,603 322 4.9 4.1- 5.9 4,281 95.1 94.1-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 4,079 232 3.9 3.3- 4.6 3,847 96.1 95.4-96.7
College Graduate 4,743 182 2.5 2.1- 3.0 4,561 97.5 97.0-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,757 167 8.1 6.0-10.9 1,590 91.9 89.1-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,482 209 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,273 94.7 93.6-95.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,668 105 4.4 3.4- 5.6 1,563 95.6 94.4-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 2,184 107 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,077 96.2 95.2-97.0
$50,000-74,999 2,236 100 3.0 2.4- 3.8 2,136 97.0 96.2-97.6
$75,000+ 3,225 115 2.3 1.8- 2.9 3,110 97.7 97.1-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,771 655 9.4 8.4-10.5 5,116 90.6 89.5-91.6
No 9,455 281 1.8 1.5- 2.1 9,174 98.2 97.9-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,351 277 8.7 7.5-10.1 2,074 91.3 89.9-92.5
Non-Veteran 13,314 670 3.3 3.0- 3.7 12,644 96.7 96.3-97.0

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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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