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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
-Piedmont NC 7,547 396 3.6 3.1- 4.2 7,151 96.4 95.8-96.9
GENDER
Male 2,886 198 3.8 3.2- 4.5 2,688 96.2 95.5-96.8
Female 4,661 198 3.5 2.7- 4.4 4,463 96.5 95.6-97.3
RACE
White 5,981 343 4.1 3.5- 4.7 5,638 95.9 95.3-96.5
African American 1,081 34 2.3 1.5- 3.6 1,047 97.7 96.4-98.5
Other Minorities 462 19 3.3 1.4- 7.5 443 96.7 92.5-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 348 16 2.4 1.3- 4.5 332 97.6 95.5-98.7
Non-Hispanic 7,182 379 3.7 3.2- 4.4 6,803 96.3 95.6-96.8
AGE
18-24 213 3 1.8 0.4- 7.5 210 98.2 92.5-99.6
25-34 755 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 752 99.8 99.3-99.9
35-44 1,255 16 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,239 98.7 97.7-99.3
45-54 1,528 34 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,494 97.8 96.6-98.6
55-64 1,586 91 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,495 93.5 91.6-95.0
65-74 1,217 113 9.5 7.6-11.7 1,104 90.5 88.3-92.4
75+ 930 135 14.5 11.8-17.7 795 85.5 82.3-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 950 77 5.1 3.7- 7.0 873 94.9 93.0-96.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,086 133 4.7 3.5- 6.4 1,953 95.3 93.6-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,924 109 3.7 2.9- 4.8 1,815 96.3 95.2-97.1
College Graduate 2,568 76 2.1 1.6- 2.7 2,492 97.9 97.3-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 694 57 8.9 5.4-14.4 637 91.1 85.6-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,141 87 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,054 95.4 93.9-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 741 45 4.3 3.0- 6.2 696 95.7 93.8-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,005 52 3.8 2.7- 5.3 953 96.2 94.7-97.3
$50,000-74,999 1,061 45 2.9 2.1- 4.1 1,016 97.1 95.9-97.9
$75,000+ 1,869 50 1.8 1.3- 2.6 1,819 98.2 97.4-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,548 261 9.2 7.6-11.0 2,287 90.8 89.0-92.4
No 4,787 128 1.5 1.2- 1.9 4,659 98.5 98.1-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,000 121 9.1 7.3-11.2 879 90.9 88.8-92.7
Non-Veteran 6,544 275 2.9 2.4- 3.5 6,269 97.1 96.5-97.6

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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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