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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 443 62 9.2 6.7-12.4 381 90.8 87.6-93.3
GENDER
Male 140 28 10.9 6.6-17.3 112 89.1 82.7-93.4
Female 303 34 7.8 5.3-11.3 269 92.2 88.7-94.7
RACE
White 285 46 9.2 6.4-13.1 239 90.8 86.9-93.6
Other 156 16 9.1 5.0-16.0 140 90.9 84.0-95.0
AGE
18-44 123 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 120 98.6 95.5-99.6
45+ 317 58 18.0 13.5-23.5 259 82.0 76.5-86.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 218 40 12.3 8.1-18.3 178 87.7 81.7-91.9
Some College + 224 22 6.1 3.8- 9.8 202 93.9 90.2-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 39 11.6 7.8-17.1 203 88.4 82.9-92.2
$50,000+ 141 10 5.1 2.6- 9.6 131 94.9 90.4-97.4

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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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