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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,715 836 44.2 40.3-48.2 528 35.0 31.2-39.0 351 20.8 17.5-24.5
GENDER
Male 558 245 41.2 34.9-47.7 199 37.8 31.9-44.1 114 21.0 15.8-27.5
Female 1,157 591 46.6 41.7-51.6 329 32.8 28.0-38.0 237 20.6 16.8-25.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 8 34.6 12.2-66.7 5 34.3 10.9-69.0 3 31.1 6.1-76.0
Non-Hispanic 1,698 827 44.3 40.3-48.3 523 35.0 31.2-39.0 348 20.7 17.4-24.4
AGE
18-24 78 29 32.8 20.5-48.1 36 46.0 31.5-61.1 13 21.2 10.7-37.6
25-34 189 83 40.5 31.3-50.4 75 39.3 30.2-49.2 31 20.3 12.4-31.4
35-44 267 123 46.3 37.6-55.2 94 34.4 26.9-42.7 50 19.3 13.4-27.1
45-54 372 187 46.3 38.4-54.3 127 38.0 30.6-46.0 58 15.7 11.1-21.8
55-64 384 209 51.4 44.1-58.8 105 28.9 22.7-36.1 70 19.6 13.6-27.3
65+ 413 197 47.0 39.7-54.5 89 20.3 15.0-27.0 127 32.6 25.8-40.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 108 42.5 32.8-52.9 88 30.3 22.1-39.9 95 27.2 19.5-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 279 40.3 33.7-47.3 205 40.4 33.3-47.9 122 19.3 14.2-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 421 218 45.0 37.1-53.1 134 34.1 27.2-41.7 69 20.9 14.2-29.8
College Graduate 393 229 50.3 43.1-57.5 99 30.6 24.3-37.6 65 19.2 13.7-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 134 37.0 28.3-46.7 109 34.8 27.0-43.5 88 28.2 20.9-36.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 176 37.3 30.0-45.2 115 38.8 30.8-47.4 74 23.9 16.8-32.9
$25,000- 34,999 195 91 43.9 31.7-56.9 68 39.4 28.2-51.8 36 16.7 10.0-26.6
$35,000-49,999 198 117 56.7 46.9-65.9 54 34.8 25.9-44.9 27 8.6 5.5-13.2
$50,000- 74,999 194 108 48.6 38.1-59.3 58 32.5 23.3-43.3 28 18.8 11.6-29.0
$75,000+ 186 106 55.7 45.4-65.5 51 26.9 19.0-36.7 29 17.4 10.6-27.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 683 331 47.4 40.7-54.1 198 30.8 25.3-37.0 154 21.8 16.7-27.8
No 980 486 43.4 38.5-48.5 315 37.6 32.6-42.8 179 19.0 15.0-23.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 117 47.8 37.9-57.8 58 32.6 23.3-43.5 30 19.7 12.1-30.3
Non-Veteran 1,367 642 43.6 39.2-48.2 432 35.4 31.1-39.9 293 21.0 17.4-25.2

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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.

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