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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 7,546 841 7.6 6.9- 8.4 6,705 92.4 91.6-93.1
GENDER
Male 2,883 412 8.3 7.3- 9.4 2,471 91.7 90.6-92.7
Female 4,663 429 7.0 6.0- 8.2 4,234 93.0 91.8-94.0
RACE
White 5,981 706 8.3 7.5- 9.2 5,275 91.7 90.8-92.5
African American 1,080 102 7.3 5.6- 9.5 978 92.7 90.5-94.4
Other Minorities 462 33 4.5 2.4- 8.4 429 95.5 91.6-97.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 347 23 3.2 1.9- 5.4 324 96.8 94.6-98.1
Non-Hispanic 7,183 815 8.1 7.3- 8.9 6,368 91.9 91.1-92.7
AGE
18-24 213 6 2.7 0.9- 7.6 207 97.3 92.4-99.1
25-34 755 11 1.4 0.6- 3.3 744 98.6 96.7-99.4
35-44 1,256 34 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,222 97.4 96.1-98.2
45-54 1,527 89 5.3 4.1- 6.8 1,438 94.7 93.2-95.9
55-64 1,586 189 13.0 10.9-15.6 1,397 87.0 84.4-89.1
65-74 1,216 243 20.4 17.7-23.4 973 79.6 76.6-82.3
75+ 930 266 28.8 25.2-32.8 664 71.2 67.2-74.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 950 188 12.7 10.3-15.6 762 87.3 84.4-89.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,088 272 8.4 6.9-10.2 1,816 91.6 89.8-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,919 209 7.8 6.4- 9.3 1,710 92.2 90.7-93.6
College Graduate 2,570 171 5.0 4.0- 6.1 2,399 95.0 93.9-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 695 140 16.1 11.9-21.4 555 83.9 78.6-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,143 196 10.0 8.1-12.2 947 90.0 87.8-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 738 93 10.0 7.8-12.8 645 90.0 87.2-92.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,004 99 6.8 5.3- 8.6 905 93.2 91.4-94.7
$50,000-74,999 1,062 86 5.5 4.2- 7.1 976 94.5 92.9-95.8
$75,000+ 1,870 82 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,788 96.5 95.3-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,553 550 17.7 15.7-19.9 2,003 82.3 80.1-84.3
No 4,782 275 3.7 3.1- 4.3 4,507 96.3 95.7-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 998 228 15.9 13.5-18.6 770 84.1 81.4-86.5
Non-Veteran 6,545 613 6.5 5.8- 7.3 5,932 93.5 92.7-94.2

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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.

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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