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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-WHITE FEMALES

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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,449 776 7.3 6.7- 8.1 6,673 92.7 91.9-93.3
AGE
18-24 148 0 0.0 . - . 148 100 . - .
25-34 600 5 1.2 0.3- 3.9 595 98.8 96.1-99.7
35-44 1,054 30 3.5 2.2- 5.4 1,024 96.5 94.6-97.8
45-54 1,405 63 4.5 3.3- 6.2 1,342 95.5 93.8-96.7
55-64 1,615 151 9.1 7.4-11.1 1,464 90.9 88.9-92.6
65-74 1,411 223 15.3 13.2-17.7 1,188 84.7 82.3-86.8
75+ 1,163 298 25.5 22.5-28.8 865 74.5 71.2-77.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 808 195 19.4 16.2-23.2 613 80.6 76.8-83.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,139 267 9.1 7.7-10.6 1,872 90.9 89.4-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,166 204 6.8 5.5- 8.4 1,962 93.2 91.6-94.5
College Graduate 2,319 109 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,210 96.7 95.8-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 786 185 19.4 16.0-23.4 601 80.6 76.6-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,073 184 13.8 11.2-16.9 889 86.2 83.1-88.8
$25,000- 34,999 746 71 8.6 6.3-11.6 675 91.4 88.4-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,040 71 5.5 4.1- 7.3 969 94.5 92.7-95.9
$50,000-74,999 1,054 50 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,004 97.2 96.1-98.0
$75,000+ 1,533 48 3.0 2.0- 4.4 1,485 97.0 95.6-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,787 539 15.4 13.8-17.2 2,248 84.6 82.8-86.2
No 4,508 226 3.5 2.9- 4.2 4,282 96.5 95.8-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 15 4.8 2.6- 8.6 126 95.2 91.4-97.4
Non-Veteran 7,308 761 7.4 6.7- 8.1 6,547 92.6 91.9-93.3

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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.

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