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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
GENDER
Male 5,987 263 2.7 2.3- 3.2 5,724 97.3 96.8-97.7
Female 9,819 422 3.3 2.8- 3.9 9,397 96.7 96.1-97.2
RACE
White 12,265 500 2.7 2.4- 3.0 11,765 97.3 97.0-97.6
African American 2,389 151 4.9 4.0- 6.1 2,238 95.1 93.9-96.0
Asian 108 3 2.2 0.4-10.1 105 97.8 89.9-99.6
Native American 320 17 5.2 2.8- 9.4 303 94.8 90.6-97.2
Other Minorities 660 13 1.8 0.5- 5.7 647 98.2 94.3-99.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 636 10 0.6 0.3- 1.4 626 99.4 98.6-99.7
-English Speaking 237 7 1.2 0.5- 2.8 230 98.8 97.2-99.5
-Spanish Speaking 399 3 0.4 0.1- 1.6 396 99.6 98.4-99.9
Non-Hispanic 15,120 669 3.2 2.9- 3.6 14,451 96.8 96.4-97.1
AGE
18-24 474 1 0.8 0.1- 5.1 473 99.2 94.9-99.9
25-34 1,512 11 0.7 0.3- 1.5 1,501 99.3 98.5-99.7
35-44 2,451 33 1.2 0.8- 1.9 2,418 98.8 98.1-99.2
45-54 3,079 82 2.5 1.9- 3.2 2,997 97.5 96.8-98.1
55-64 3,379 156 4.5 3.7- 5.5 3,223 95.5 94.5-96.3
65-74 2,725 187 7.0 5.9- 8.4 2,538 93.0 91.6-94.1
75+ 2,072 213 10.9 9.3-12.8 1,859 89.1 87.2-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,261 187 5.8 4.8- 7.0 2,074 94.2 93.0-95.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,645 218 3.3 2.6- 4.2 4,427 96.7 95.8-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 4,106 161 2.8 2.2- 3.5 3,945 97.2 96.5-97.8
College Graduate 4,755 118 1.7 1.3- 2.1 4,637 98.3 97.9-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,780 157 7.9 5.8-10.5 1,623 92.1 89.5-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,523 166 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,357 96.0 95.0-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,679 79 4.3 3.3- 5.7 1,600 95.7 94.3-96.7
$35,000- 49,999 2,194 68 2.1 1.6- 2.8 2,126 97.9 97.2-98.4
$50,000-74,999 2,240 36 1.0 0.7- 1.5 2,204 99.0 98.5-99.3
$75,000+ 3,232 47 1.0 0.7- 1.5 3,185 99.0 98.5-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,870 505 7.2 6.3- 8.2 5,365 92.8 91.8-93.7
No 9,487 169 1.2 1.0- 1.4 9,318 98.8 98.6-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,385 139 3.9 3.2- 4.8 2,246 96.1 95.2-96.8
Non-Veteran 13,414 546 2.9 2.5- 3.3 12,868 97.1 96.7-97.5

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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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