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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 447 28 5.7 3.5- 8.9 419 94.3 91.1-96.5
GENDER
Male 176 11 5.9 2.8-11.8 165 94.1 88.2-97.2
Female 271 17 5.4 3.1- 9.3 254 94.6 90.7-96.9
RACE
White 363 22 5.1 3.2- 7.9 341 94.9 92.1-96.8
Other 82 6 7.1 2.7-17.8 76 92.9 82.2-97.3
AGE
18-44 99 1 1.8 0.3-11.9 98 98.2 88.1-99.7
45+ 345 27 8.6 5.6-13.0 318 91.4 87.0-94.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 20 6.9 4.1-11.5 208 93.1 88.5-95.9
Some College + 219 8 4.1 1.6-10.2 211 95.9 89.8-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 19 7.3 4.1-12.5 235 92.7 87.5-95.9
$50,000+ 132 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2 129 98.7 95.8-99.6

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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.

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