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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 586 13 1.1 0.6- 2.0 573 98.9 98.0-99.4
GENDER
Male 242 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2 238 99.2 97.8-99.7
Female 344 9 1.4 0.7- 2.8 335 98.6 97.2-99.3
RACE
White 434 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 422 98.5 97.2-99.2
Other 151 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8 150 99.8 98.2- 100
AGE
18-44 205 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 204 99.8 98.8- 100
45+ 375 12 2.2 1.2- 3.9 363 97.8 96.1-98.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4 135 98.7 96.6-99.5
Some College + 445 8 1.0 0.5- 2.1 437 99.0 97.9-99.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 8 1.8 0.8- 3.7 205 98.2 96.3-99.2
$50,000+ 311 2 0.5 0.1- 1.8 309 99.5 98.2-99.9

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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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