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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
-FEMALES 9,819 422 3.3 2.8- 3.9 9,397 96.7 96.1-97.2
RACE
White 7,502 301 2.9 2.4- 3.3 7,201 97.1 96.7-97.6
African American 1,662 102 5.1 3.9- 6.6 1,560 94.9 93.4-96.1
Other Minorities 615 18 3.3 1.0-10.4 597 96.7 89.6-99.0
AGE
18-24 272 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 271 98.4 89.6-99.8
25-34 946 6 0.7 0.2- 2.5 940 99.3 97.5-99.8
35-44 1,497 22 1.6 1.0- 2.7 1,475 98.4 97.3-99.0
45-54 1,879 47 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,832 97.6 96.6-98.3
55-64 2,012 91 4.3 3.3- 5.7 1,921 95.7 94.3-96.7
65-74 1,734 115 6.5 5.1- 8.2 1,619 93.5 91.8-94.9
75+ 1,396 138 10.9 8.8-13.4 1,258 89.1 86.6-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,360 111 6.8 5.3- 8.6 1,249 93.2 91.4-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,875 144 4.1 2.9- 5.7 2,731 95.9 94.3-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,737 105 2.9 2.1- 3.9 2,632 97.1 96.1-97.9
College Graduate 2,822 61 1.5 1.1- 2.0 2,761 98.5 98.0-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,250 105 9.1 6.0-13.6 1,145 90.9 86.4-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,622 107 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,515 95.3 93.7-96.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 40 3.9 2.6- 5.8 991 96.1 94.2-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,302 31 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,271 98.2 97.2-98.8
$50,000-74,999 1,278 18 0.9 0.5- 1.7 1,260 99.1 98.3-99.5
$75,000+ 1,729 22 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,707 98.9 98.1-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,703 323 8.0 6.6- 9.6 3,380 92.0 90.4-93.4
No 5,854 92 1.2 0.8- 1.6 5,762 98.8 98.4-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 211 5 1.4 0.5- 4.0 206 98.6 96.0-99.5
Non-Veteran 9,608 417 3.3 2.8- 3.9 9,191 96.7 96.1-97.2

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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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