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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,839 222 7.9 6.2-10.2 1,617 92.1 89.8-93.8
GENDER
Male 605 79 8.9 5.7-13.6 526 91.1 86.4-94.3
Female 1,234 143 7.2 5.6- 9.2 1,091 92.8 90.8-94.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 1 2.5 0.3-16.8 13 97.5 83.2-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,824 221 8.0 6.2-10.2 1,603 92.0 89.8-93.8
AGE
18-24 89 0 0.0 . - . 89 100 . - .
25-34 205 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 203 99.7 98.6-99.9
35-44 288 6 1.2 0.4- 3.3 282 98.8 96.7-99.6
45-54 405 24 7.6 3.0-17.8 381 92.4 82.2-97.0
55-64 397 62 15.9 11.5-21.6 335 84.1 78.4-88.5
65+ 439 125 29.0 22.2-36.8 314 71.0 63.2-77.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 310 70 18.0 11.9-26.2 240 82.0 73.8-88.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 656 82 8.8 5.6-13.7 574 91.2 86.3-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 455 42 4.6 3.1- 6.9 413 95.4 93.1-96.9
College Graduate 414 28 3.6 1.9- 6.5 386 96.4 93.5-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 65 12.1 8.4-17.2 287 87.9 82.8-91.6
$15,000- 24,999 384 54 9.7 6.6-14.0 330 90.3 86.0-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 204 26 14.3 5.7-31.6 178 85.7 68.4-94.3
$35,000-49,999 217 18 4.2 2.3- 7.6 199 95.8 92.4-97.7
$50,000- 74,999 207 8 1.5 0.6- 3.6 199 98.5 96.4-99.4
$75,000+ 197 6 1.9 0.7- 5.0 191 98.1 95.0-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 704 168 18.8 14.0-24.7 536 81.2 75.3-86.0
No 971 42 2.2 1.5- 3.2 929 97.8 96.8-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 225 30 12.6 6.3-23.5 195 87.4 76.5-93.7
Non-Veteran 1,463 177 7.7 5.9-10.2 1,286 92.3 89.8-94.1

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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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