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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 387 24 4.4 2.6- 7.4 363 95.6 92.6-97.4
Buncombe 343 15 2.7 1.5- 4.7 328 97.3 95.3-98.5
Cabarrus 362 23 3.9 2.2- 6.6 339 96.1 93.4-97.8
Catawba 447 17 2.4 1.4- 4.1 430 97.6 95.9-98.6
Cumberland 470 28 3.7 2.4- 5.8 442 96.3 94.2-97.6
Davidson 405 32 5.3 3.5- 7.9 373 94.7 92.1-96.5
Durham 390 23 3.0 1.9- 4.8 367 97.0 95.2-98.1
Forsyth 408 22 3.9 2.4- 6.2 386 96.1 93.8-97.6
Gaston 408 28 3.9 2.5- 5.8 380 96.1 94.2-97.5
Guilford 417 21 2.9 1.8- 4.6 396 97.1 95.4-98.2
Iredell 428 19 2.4 1.4- 3.9 409 97.6 96.1-98.6
Johnston 466 24 3.0 1.9- 4.6 442 97.0 95.4-98.1
Mecklenburg 672 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8 650 97.6 96.2-98.5
New Hanover 367 31 6.0 4.1- 8.8 336 94.0 91.2-95.9
Onslow 405 23 3.1 1.9- 4.9 382 96.9 95.1-98.1
Orange 378 17 4.1 2.4- 6.7 361 95.9 93.3-97.6
Pitt 388 31 4.7 3.2- 6.9 357 95.3 93.1-96.8
Randolph 398 23 4.0 2.5- 6.4 375 96.0 93.6-97.5
Robeson 394 21 3.2 2.0- 5.2 373 96.8 94.8-98.0
Rowan 446 27 4.7 2.9- 7.3 419 95.3 92.7-97.1
Union 407 17 2.1 1.2- 3.6 390 97.9 96.4-98.8
Wake 581 26 2.9 1.9- 4.4 555 97.1 95.6-98.1
Wayne 444 32 4.6 3.1- 6.9 412 95.4 93.1-96.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,243 361 4.9 4.3- 5.5 4,882 95.1 94.5-95.7
Piedmont 7,547 396 3.6 3.1- 4.2 7,151 96.4 95.8-96.9
Western NC 2,882 191 4.5 3.8- 5.3 2,691 95.5 94.7-96.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,890 126 4.4 3.6- 5.4 1,764 95.6 94.6-96.4
Northwest 3,293 193 4.2 3.5- 5.0 3,100 95.8 95.0-96.5
Charlotte 2,078 101 3.2 2.5- 4.2 1,977 96.8 95.8-97.5
Greensboro 1,795 95 3.7 2.9- 4.9 1,700 96.3 95.1-97.1
Southern Regional 1,529 96 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,433 95.5 94.2-96.5
Coastal 767 65 6.3 4.7- 8.5 702 93.7 91.5-95.3
Wake 1,703 83 3.2 2.2- 4.7 1,620 96.8 95.3-97.8
Area L 466 28 4.1 2.6- 6.3 438 95.9 93.7-97.4
Eastern 2,151 161 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,990 94.4 93.2-95.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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