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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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,716 991 57.1 53.0-61.1 425 26.1 22.8-29.7 300 16.8 13.7-20.5
GENDER
Male 558 319 54.8 48.1-61.2 139 27.3 21.8-33.6 100 17.9 13.4-23.5
Female 1,158 672 58.9 53.7-63.9 286 25.1 21.3-29.5 200 16.0 11.8-21.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 8 41.5 14.9-74.2 4 22.6 5.9-57.6 4 35.8 8.8-76.4
Non-Hispanic 1,699 982 57.2 53.1-61.3 421 26.2 22.8-29.8 296 16.6 13.5-20.3
AGE
18-24 78 46 60.4 44.7-74.2 16 13.4 7.2-23.7 16 26.2 14.1-43.5
25-34 189 130 70.0 59.6-78.7 40 18.8 12.5-27.4 19 11.1 5.3-22.0
35-44 267 162 56.7 47.7-65.2 70 32.8 24.8-42.1 35 10.5 6.6-16.2
45-54 372 231 53.7 45.5-61.7 98 35.6 27.6-44.6 43 10.7 6.9-16.1
55-64 384 220 54.2 46.7-61.5 101 28.7 22.4-36.0 63 17.1 11.7-24.3
65+ 414 194 45.3 38.2-52.7 99 24.0 18.1-31.1 121 30.7 23.9-38.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 123 44.6 34.8-54.8 94 33.0 24.4-42.9 74 22.5 15.3-31.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 332 52.0 44.7-59.2 159 28.2 22.2-35.1 116 19.8 13.6-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 421 269 65.4 57.8-72.4 92 21.5 16.1-28.2 60 13.0 8.7-19.0
College Graduate 393 266 63.8 56.3-70.6 78 23.4 17.6-30.6 49 12.8 8.5-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 169 54.5 45.5-63.2 87 27.3 20.1-35.9 76 18.2 13.0-24.9
$15,000- 24,999 365 200 51.7 43.2-60.0 95 29.2 22.1-37.5 70 19.1 12.7-27.7
$25,000- 34,999 195 115 53.0 40.3-65.3 49 31.7 19.8-46.5 31 15.3 8.8-25.3
$35,000-49,999 198 122 57.5 47.6-66.8 54 32.1 23.4-42.2 22 10.5 6.3-16.8
$50,000- 74,999 194 151 78.9 70.0-85.6 28 13.7 8.4-21.5 15 7.4 3.9-13.9
$75,000+ 186 121 62.0 51.1-71.8 39 25.8 17.1-37.0 26 12.2 6.8-21.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 684 373 56.7 50.0-63.2 166 24.3 19.0-30.6 145 18.9 14.2-24.8
No 980 594 57.2 51.9-62.3 241 26.6 22.4-31.3 145 16.2 12.1-21.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 133 60.8 50.2-70.4 44 22.9 15.5-32.3 28 16.4 9.4-26.9
Non-Veteran 1,368 777 56.2 51.6-60.8 355 26.9 23.2-31.1 236 16.8 13.2-21.1

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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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