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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
-Piedmont NC 7,610 306 2.8 2.3- 3.3 7,304 97.2 96.7-97.7
GENDER
Male 2,912 117 2.2 1.8- 2.8 2,795 97.8 97.2-98.2
Female 4,698 189 3.3 2.6- 4.2 4,509 96.7 95.8-97.4
RACE
White 6,034 238 2.6 2.2- 3.0 5,796 97.4 97.0-97.8
African American 1,087 59 4.1 2.9- 5.7 1,028 95.9 94.3-97.1
Other Minorities 466 9 2.1 0.6- 7.0 457 97.9 93.0-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2 346 99.6 98.8-99.9
Non-Hispanic 7,242 300 3.0 2.5- 3.6 6,942 97.0 96.4-97.5
AGE
18-24 214 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 213 98.7 91.4-99.8
25-34 757 6 0.7 0.2- 2.1 751 99.3 97.9-99.8
35-44 1,258 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0 1,244 99.0 98.0-99.5
45-54 1,532 39 2.2 1.5- 3.1 1,493 97.8 96.9-98.5
55-64 1,598 65 4.2 3.1- 5.9 1,533 95.8 94.1-96.9
65-74 1,233 75 6.1 4.6- 8.1 1,158 93.9 91.9-95.4
75+ 955 105 11.0 8.7-13.9 850 89.0 86.1-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 969 77 5.1 3.8- 6.9 892 94.9 93.1-96.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,108 100 3.4 2.3- 4.9 2,008 96.6 95.1-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,938 72 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,866 97.2 96.1-98.0
College Graduate 2,576 57 1.4 1.0- 1.9 2,519 98.6 98.1-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 707 60 8.4 5.0-13.6 647 91.6 86.4-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,164 75 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,089 96.4 94.9-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 746 32 3.6 2.4- 5.4 714 96.4 94.6-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,008 30 1.8 1.2- 2.7 978 98.2 97.3-98.8
$50,000-74,999 1,064 21 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,043 98.8 97.9-99.3
$75,000+ 1,871 19 0.7 0.4- 1.3 1,852 99.3 98.7-99.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,592 219 7.2 5.8- 8.9 2,373 92.8 91.1-94.2
No 4,805 82 1.1 0.8- 1.4 4,723 98.9 98.6-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,013 60 3.4 2.5- 4.7 953 96.6 95.3-97.5
Non-Veteran 6,594 246 2.7 2.2- 3.3 6,348 97.3 96.7-97.8

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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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