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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 366 45 8.5 6.1-11.7 321 91.5 88.3-93.9
GENDER
Male 143 26 10.7 6.8-16.4 117 89.3 83.6-93.2
Female 223 19 6.2 3.7-10.0 204 93.8 90.0-96.3
RACE
White 314 38 8.5 5.9-11.9 276 91.5 88.1-94.1
Other 49 6 7.7 2.9-18.8 43 92.3 81.2-97.1
AGE
18-44 82 0 0.0 . - . 82 100 . - .
45+ 282 45 14.6 10.6-19.8 237 85.4 80.2-89.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 101 16 9.9 5.6-17.2 85 90.1 82.8-94.4
Some College + 264 29 8.0 5.3-11.8 235 92.0 88.2-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 159 21 7.4 4.4-12.3 138 92.6 87.7-95.6
$50,000+ 160 18 9.5 5.9-14.9 142 90.5 85.1-94.1

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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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