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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 15,750 1,003 4.3 3.9- 4.6 14,747 95.7 95.4-96.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 387 27 4.2 2.7- 6.3 360 95.8 93.7-97.3
Buncombe 345 19 3.5 2.1- 5.7 326 96.5 94.3-97.9
Cabarrus 365 21 5.0 2.9- 8.3 344 95.0 91.7-97.1
Catawba 445 24 5.1 3.1- 8.2 421 94.9 91.8-96.9
Cumberland 470 28 3.5 2.2- 5.3 442 96.5 94.7-97.8
Davidson 406 38 5.9 4.1- 8.3 368 94.1 91.7-95.9
Durham 396 18 3.3 1.9- 5.5 378 96.7 94.5-98.1
Forsyth 409 20 3.1 1.9- 5.0 389 96.9 95.0-98.1
Gaston 411 30 5.1 3.3- 7.7 381 94.9 92.3-96.7
Guilford 422 22 3.9 2.1- 6.9 400 96.1 93.1-97.9
Iredell 430 21 3.7 2.1- 6.2 409 96.3 93.8-97.9
Johnston 469 28 4.0 2.4- 6.4 441 96.0 93.6-97.6
Mecklenburg 676 29 3.7 2.3- 5.8 647 96.3 94.2-97.7
New Hanover 369 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7 348 95.8 93.3-97.4
Onslow 406 34 5.5 3.5- 8.4 372 94.5 91.6-96.5
Orange 375 16 3.3 1.9- 5.5 359 96.7 94.5-98.1
Pitt 389 24 4.1 2.2- 7.5 365 95.9 92.5-97.8
Randolph 397 27 5.5 3.3- 9.1 370 94.5 90.9-96.7
Robeson 393 35 6.1 4.1- 8.9 358 93.9 91.1-95.9
Rowan 443 27 4.0 2.5- 6.4 416 96.0 93.6-97.5
Union 409 18 3.4 1.9- 6.0 391 96.6 94.0-98.1
Wake 586 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 568 97.7 96.0-98.7
Wayne 443 29 4.0 2.6- 6.1 414 96.0 93.9-97.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,267 367 4.8 4.2- 5.4 4,900 95.2 94.6-95.8
Piedmont 7,581 418 3.8 3.3- 4.4 7,163 96.2 95.6-96.7
Western NC 2,902 218 5.1 4.3- 5.9 2,684 94.9 94.1-95.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,905 139 4.7 3.9- 5.7 1,766 95.3 94.3-96.1
Northwest 3,298 221 4.9 4.1- 5.8 3,077 95.1 94.2-95.9
Charlotte 2,093 114 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,979 95.9 94.8-96.8
Greensboro 1,801 105 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,696 95.9 94.6-96.9
Southern Regional 1,535 114 4.7 3.7- 5.8 1,421 95.3 94.2-96.3
Coastal 772 51 5.1 3.7- 7.1 721 94.9 92.9-96.3
Wake 1,718 77 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,641 97.1 96.0-97.9
Area L 475 31 4.7 3.1- 7.1 444 95.3 92.9-96.9
Eastern 2,153 151 4.8 3.9- 5.9 2,002 95.2 94.1-96.1

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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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