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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-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
-FEMALES 9,745 1,024 7.6 6.9- 8.3 8,721 92.4 91.7-93.1
RACE
White 7,449 776 7.3 6.7- 8.1 6,673 92.7 91.9-93.3
African American 1,646 192 9.2 7.6-11.1 1,454 90.8 88.9-92.4
Other Minorities 610 55 6.8 3.7-12.3 555 93.2 87.7-96.3
AGE
18-24 272 5 3.0 0.9- 9.1 267 97.0 90.9-99.1
25-34 944 11 1.1 0.5- 2.7 933 98.9 97.3-99.5
35-44 1,495 47 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,448 96.6 95.2-97.6
45-54 1,871 104 5.5 4.3- 7.0 1,767 94.5 93.0-95.7
55-64 1,996 209 10.0 8.4-12.0 1,787 90.0 88.0-91.6
65-74 1,714 287 16.4 14.3-18.7 1,427 83.6 81.3-85.7
75+ 1,370 355 26.3 23.4-29.5 1,015 73.7 70.5-76.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,335 292 16.8 14.3-19.6 1,043 83.2 80.4-85.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,851 346 9.2 7.7-11.0 2,505 90.8 89.0-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,719 247 6.5 5.4- 7.8 2,472 93.5 92.2-94.6
College Graduate 2,815 137 3.3 2.7- 4.0 2,678 96.7 96.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,233 271 18.8 15.1-23.1 962 81.2 76.9-84.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,603 247 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,356 89.1 87.0-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,028 93 8.2 6.2-10.7 935 91.8 89.3-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,294 79 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,215 95.1 93.6-96.3
$50,000-74,999 1,274 58 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,216 97.1 96.0-97.9
$75,000+ 1,726 54 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,672 97.2 96.0-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,655 736 17.1 15.3-19.0 2,919 82.9 81.0-84.7
No 5,830 269 3.1 2.6- 3.7 5,561 96.9 96.3-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 18 4.3 2.4- 7.6 192 95.7 92.4-97.6
Non-Veteran 9,535 1,006 7.7 7.0- 8.4 8,529 92.3 91.6-93.0

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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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