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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 407 41 6.3 4.3- 9.1 366 93.7 90.9-95.7
GENDER
Male 152 21 8.2 4.9-13.4 131 91.8 86.6-95.1
Female 255 20 4.2 2.6- 6.8 235 95.8 93.2-97.4
RACE
White 342 33 6.4 4.2- 9.7 309 93.6 90.3-95.8
Other 62 8 6.3 2.8-13.6 54 93.7 86.4-97.2
AGE
18-44 133 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 131 99.1 96.3-99.8
45+ 269 39 12.3 8.4-17.5 230 87.7 82.5-91.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 20 7.8 4.5-13.2 123 92.2 86.8-95.5
Some College + 263 21 5.4 3.1- 9.1 242 94.6 90.9-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 25 9.8 6.0-15.7 135 90.2 84.3-94.0
$50,000+ 181 9 3.3 1.5- 7.1 172 96.7 92.9-98.5

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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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