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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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 13,142 1,589 8.7 7.9- 9.6 11,553 91.3 90.4-92.1
-Gaston County 344 47 10.8 7.5-15.3 297 89.2 84.7-92.5
GENDER
Male 128 23 12.8 7.6-20.7 105 87.2 79.3-92.4
Female 216 24 9.1 5.4-14.9 192 90.9 85.1-94.6
RACE
White 293 40 10.1 6.7-14.9 253 89.9 85.1-93.3
Other 51 7 14.1 6.2-29.0 44 85.9 71.0-93.8
AGE
18-44 93 4 4.3 1.4-12.9 89 95.7 87.1-98.6
45+ 247 43 16.4 11.5-22.9 204 83.6 77.1-88.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 187 30 11.6 7.4-17.5 157 88.4 82.5-92.6
Some College + 155 16 9.3 5.0-16.7 139 90.7 83.3-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 30 13.7 8.7-21.0 159 86.3 79.0-91.3
$50,000+ 86 5 3.3 1.3- 8.1 81 96.7 91.9-98.7

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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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