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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 584 41 4.7 3.2- 6.7 543 95.3 93.3-96.8
GENDER
Male 241 17 4.9 2.7- 8.5 224 95.1 91.5-97.3
Female 343 24 4.5 2.8- 7.0 319 95.5 93.0-97.2
RACE
White 434 38 6.7 4.5- 9.7 396 93.3 90.3-95.5
Other 149 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 146 99.3 97.6-99.8
AGE
18-44 205 3 1.3 0.3- 5.5 202 98.7 94.5-99.7
45+ 373 37 8.5 6.0-11.9 336 91.5 88.1-94.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 14 5.2 2.8- 9.5 124 94.8 90.5-97.2
Some College + 445 27 4.5 2.8- 7.0 418 95.5 93.0-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 22 5.8 3.6- 9.0 189 94.2 91.0-96.4
$50,000+ 311 13 4.0 2.1- 7.4 298 96.0 92.6-97.9

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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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