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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
-Western NC 2,882 191 4.5 3.8- 5.3 2,691 95.5 94.7-96.2
GENDER
Male 1,144 95 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,049 94.6 93.2-95.7
Female 1,738 96 3.6 2.8- 4.5 1,642 96.4 95.5-97.2
RACE
White 2,662 182 4.6 3.9- 5.5 2,480 95.4 94.5-96.1
African American 80 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 79 99.6 97.2-99.9
Other Minorities 129 7 4.0 1.7- 9.2 122 96.0 90.8-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 3 2.0 0.5- 7.8 56 98.0 92.2-99.5
Non-Hispanic 2,813 187 4.6 3.9- 5.4 2,626 95.4 94.6-96.1
AGE
18-24 74 0 0.0 . - . 74 100 . - .
25-34 225 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 224 99.7 98.0- 100
35-44 371 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 368 99.1 97.1-99.7
45-54 523 19 3.2 2.0- 5.2 504 96.8 94.8-98.0
55-64 686 43 6.2 4.5- 8.6 643 93.8 91.4-95.5
65-74 556 53 9.1 6.7-12.3 503 90.9 87.7-93.3
75+ 433 72 17.0 13.2-21.7 361 83.0 78.3-86.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 437 53 8.0 5.8-10.9 384 92.0 89.1-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 889 56 4.0 2.9- 5.5 833 96.0 94.5-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 740 39 3.2 2.2- 4.6 701 96.8 95.4-97.8
College Graduate 811 43 4.1 3.0- 5.7 768 95.9 94.3-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 35 6.2 4.2- 9.1 351 93.8 90.9-95.8
$15,000- 24,999 504 46 6.0 4.2- 8.5 458 94.0 91.5-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 338 19 4.0 2.3- 6.7 319 96.0 93.3-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 433 23 4.2 2.6- 6.7 410 95.8 93.3-97.4
$50,000-74,999 406 17 2.7 1.6- 4.5 389 97.3 95.5-98.4
$75,000+ 420 20 2.9 1.7- 4.9 400 97.1 95.1-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,176 133 8.5 7.0-10.3 1,043 91.5 89.7-93.0
No 1,634 55 2.2 1.6- 3.0 1,579 97.8 97.0-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 418 54 11.1 8.2-14.9 364 88.9 85.1-91.8
Non-Veteran 2,463 136 3.5 2.8- 4.2 2,327 96.5 95.8-97.2

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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