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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,169 1,566 8.8 8.2- 9.4 10,603 91.2 90.6-91.8
GENDER
Males 4,720 790 10.4 9.5-11.4 3,930 89.6 88.6-90.5
Females 7,449 776 7.3 6.7- 8.1 6,673 92.7 91.9-93.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 21 11.6 6.6-19.6 91 88.4 80.4-93.4
Non-Hispanic 12,035 1,539 8.7 8.2- 9.3 10,496 91.3 90.7-91.8
AGE
18-24 270 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 269 99.8 98.4- 100
25-34 984 12 1.5 0.7- 3.3 972 98.5 96.7-99.3
35-44 1,759 49 2.9 2.0- 4.0 1,710 97.1 96.0-98.0
45-54 2,343 136 5.5 4.5- 6.8 2,207 94.5 93.2-95.5
55-64 2,742 368 13.5 12.0-15.2 2,374 86.5 84.8-88.0
65-74 2,263 476 21.0 19.1-23.1 1,787 79.0 76.9-80.9
75+ 1,735 517 30.7 28.0-33.5 1,218 69.3 66.5-72.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,365 360 19.5 17.0-22.2 1,005 80.5 77.8-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,487 500 9.5 8.5-10.6 2,987 90.5 89.4-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,285 394 8.4 7.3- 9.6 2,891 91.6 90.4-92.7
College Graduate 4,009 311 5.7 4.9- 6.6 3,698 94.3 93.4-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,116 277 19.1 16.3-22.3 839 80.9 77.7-83.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,678 346 16.0 13.9-18.3 1,332 84.0 81.7-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,220 173 11.8 9.8-14.2 1,047 88.2 85.8-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,759 191 8.2 6.9- 9.7 1,568 91.8 90.3-93.1
$50,000-74,999 1,894 156 5.5 4.6- 6.7 1,738 94.5 93.3-95.4
$75,000+ 2,872 176 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,696 95.5 94.4-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,485 1,028 17.9 16.6-19.4 3,457 82.1 80.6-83.4
No 7,413 513 4.6 4.1- 5.2 6,900 95.4 94.8-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,962 476 18.4 16.5-20.5 1,486 81.6 79.5-83.5
Non-Veteran 10,203 1,090 7.1 6.6- 7.7 9,113 92.9 92.3-93.4

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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.

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