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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 390 23 4.1 2.5- 6.6 367 95.9 93.4-97.5
Buncombe 344 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 338 98.8 97.1-99.5
Cabarrus 369 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8 352 97.3 95.2-98.5
Catawba 448 14 2.1 1.1- 4.1 434 97.9 95.9-98.9
Cumberland 476 21 4.2 2.5- 7.0 455 95.8 93.0-97.5
Davidson 408 18 3.2 1.9- 5.3 390 96.8 94.7-98.1
Durham 396 12 1.7 0.8- 3.5 384 98.3 96.5-99.2
Forsyth 408 11 1.9 0.9- 3.7 397 98.1 96.3-99.1
Gaston 413 18 2.1 1.2- 3.5 395 97.9 96.5-98.8
Guilford 422 19 2.8 1.6- 4.7 403 97.2 95.3-98.4
Iredell 428 15 2.4 1.4- 4.2 413 97.6 95.8-98.6
Johnston 468 12 1.3 0.7- 2.3 456 98.7 97.7-99.3
Mecklenburg 677 18 2.3 1.3- 3.8 659 97.7 96.2-98.7
New Hanover 371 10 1.7 0.9- 3.4 361 98.3 96.6-99.1
Onslow 408 15 2.0 1.1- 3.7 393 98.0 96.3-98.9
Orange 380 13 2.6 1.4- 4.8 367 97.4 95.2-98.6
Pitt 389 16 3.0 1.6- 5.4 373 97.0 94.6-98.4
Randolph 401 21 3.3 2.0- 5.2 380 96.7 94.8-98.0
Robeson 397 20 3.3 2.0- 5.5 377 96.7 94.5-98.0
Rowan 447 28 5.7 3.5- 8.9 419 94.3 91.1-96.5
Union 409 15 2.0 1.2- 3.5 394 98.0 96.5-98.8
Wake 586 13 1.1 0.6- 2.0 573 98.9 98.0-99.4
Wayne 446 22 3.7 2.2- 6.2 424 96.3 93.8-97.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,289 258 3.6 3.1- 4.2 5,031 96.4 95.8-96.9
Piedmont 7,610 306 2.8 2.3- 3.3 7,304 97.2 96.7-97.7
Western NC 2,907 121 2.9 2.3- 3.7 2,786 97.1 96.3-97.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,903 80 2.9 2.2- 3.8 1,823 97.1 96.2-97.8
Northwest 3,311 129 2.8 2.2- 3.5 3,182 97.2 96.5-97.8
Charlotte 2,101 79 2.7 2.0- 3.8 2,022 97.3 96.2-98.0
Greensboro 1,815 95 3.6 2.8- 4.7 1,720 96.4 95.3-97.2
Southern Regional 1,543 82 4.1 3.1- 5.3 1,461 95.9 94.7-96.9
Coastal 776 48 5.2 3.7- 7.3 728 94.8 92.7-96.3
Wake 1,718 47 2.0 1.2- 3.6 1,671 98.0 96.4-98.8
Area L 474 27 3.8 2.3- 6.1 447 96.2 93.9-97.7
Eastern 2,165 98 2.9 2.3- 3.8 2,067 97.1 96.2-97.7

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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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