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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
-Western NC 2,907 121 2.9 2.3- 3.7 2,786 97.1 96.3-97.7
GENDER
Male 1,156 44 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,112 97.1 95.8-98.0
Female 1,751 77 3.0 2.3- 3.9 1,674 97.0 96.1-97.7
RACE
White 2,685 109 2.9 2.3- 3.6 2,576 97.1 96.4-97.7
African American 80 6 6.6 2.1-18.4 74 93.4 81.6-97.9
Other Minorities 131 6 2.1 0.7- 5.7 125 97.9 94.3-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 2 1.7 0.4- 7.5 58 98.3 92.5-99.6
Non-Hispanic 2,837 118 3.0 2.4- 3.7 2,719 97.0 96.3-97.6
AGE
18-24 75 0 0.0 . - . 75 100 . - .
25-34 226 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9 223 98.8 96.1-99.6
35-44 371 7 1.7 0.7- 4.4 364 98.3 95.6-99.3
45-54 523 17 2.9 1.7- 4.9 506 97.1 95.1-98.3
55-64 694 29 3.3 2.1- 4.9 665 96.7 95.1-97.9
65-74 557 31 5.2 3.4- 8.0 526 94.8 92.0-96.6
75+ 446 34 7.7 5.2-11.2 412 92.3 88.8-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 27 5.6 3.4- 9.0 423 94.4 91.0-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 895 40 3.0 2.0- 4.4 855 97.0 95.6-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 744 33 2.5 1.8- 3.7 711 97.5 96.3-98.2
College Graduate 813 21 1.7 1.0- 2.8 792 98.3 97.2-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 32 6.8 4.2-10.8 358 93.2 89.2-95.8
$15,000- 24,999 510 30 4.4 2.8- 6.7 480 95.6 93.3-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 341 12 3.6 1.7- 7.4 329 96.4 92.6-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 434 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3 422 98.2 96.7-99.0
$50,000-74,999 407 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5 398 98.8 97.5-99.4
$75,000+ 421 8 1.0 0.5- 2.0 413 99.0 98.0-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,192 90 6.0 4.6- 7.8 1,102 94.0 92.2-95.4
No 1,641 31 1.3 0.9- 2.0 1,610 98.7 98.0-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 423 26 4.7 3.0- 7.1 397 95.3 92.9-97.0
Non-Veteran 2,483 95 2.7 2.1- 3.5 2,388 97.3 96.5-97.9

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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.

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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