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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 385 56 10.5 7.6-14.4 329 89.5 85.6-92.4
Buncombe 343 31 5.5 3.7- 8.0 312 94.5 92.0-96.3
Cabarrus 362 41 7.9 5.3-11.5 321 92.1 88.5-94.7
Catawba 445 39 7.0 4.8-10.2 406 93.0 89.8-95.2
Cumberland 469 57 9.1 6.6-12.4 412 90.9 87.6-93.4
Davidson 404 62 10.2 7.6-13.6 342 89.8 86.4-92.4
Durham 391 40 6.3 4.3- 9.2 351 93.7 90.8-95.7
Forsyth 408 39 6.5 4.6- 9.3 369 93.5 90.7-95.4
Gaston 408 56 8.5 6.2-11.5 352 91.5 88.5-93.8
Guilford 419 48 7.4 5.1-10.7 371 92.6 89.3-94.9
Iredell 429 48 7.5 5.3-10.4 381 92.5 89.6-94.7
Johnston 467 49 6.5 4.6- 9.2 418 93.5 90.8-95.4
Mecklenburg 671 52 6.4 4.6- 8.8 619 93.6 91.2-95.4
New Hanover 366 45 8.5 6.1-11.7 321 91.5 88.3-93.9
Onslow 407 52 8.0 5.6-11.2 355 92.0 88.8-94.4
Orange 376 37 8.1 5.7-11.4 339 91.9 88.6-94.3
Pitt 388 54 9.5 6.6-13.5 334 90.5 86.5-93.4
Randolph 398 57 10.2 7.3-14.1 341 89.8 85.9-92.7
Robeson 390 57 9.7 7.1-13.2 333 90.3 86.8-92.9
Rowan 442 60 10.7 7.7-14.5 382 89.3 85.5-92.3
Union 407 41 6.3 4.3- 9.1 366 93.7 90.9-95.7
Wake 584 41 4.7 3.2- 6.7 543 95.3 93.3-96.8
Wayne 443 62 9.2 6.7-12.4 381 90.8 87.6-93.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,247 723 9.7 8.9-10.7 4,524 90.3 89.3-91.1
Piedmont 7,546 841 7.6 6.9- 8.4 6,705 92.4 91.6-93.1
Western NC 2,885 398 9.5 8.5-10.7 2,487 90.5 89.3-91.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,892 259 9.1 7.9-10.5 1,633 90.9 89.5-92.1
Northwest 3,288 403 8.7 7.7- 9.8 2,885 91.3 90.2-92.3
Charlotte 2,077 222 7.8 6.5- 9.3 1,855 92.2 90.7-93.5
Greensboro 1,796 226 8.7 7.2-10.4 1,570 91.3 89.6-92.8
Southern Regional 1,527 215 10.0 8.4-11.8 1,312 90.0 88.2-91.6
Coastal 767 115 11.0 8.8-13.6 652 89.0 86.4-91.2
Wake 1,709 156 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,553 94.0 92.3-95.4
Area L 471 62 9.4 6.9-12.6 409 90.6 87.4-93.1
Eastern 2,151 304 9.9 8.6-11.5 1,847 90.1 88.5-91.4

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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.

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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