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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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,714 1,545 89.8 86.7-92.2 83 5.1 3.6- 7.3 86 5.1 3.3- 7.7
GENDER
Male 558 486 86.6 81.0-90.8 37 6.6 4.0-10.7 35 6.8 3.8-11.8
Female 1,156 1,059 92.3 88.8-94.8 46 4.0 2.5- 6.4 51 3.7 2.0- 6.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 14 71.0 23.6-95.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 29.0 4.9-76.4
Non-Hispanic 1,698 1,530 90.0 87.0-92.4 83 5.2 3.7- 7.4 85 4.8 3.1- 7.3
AGE
18-24 78 75 94.5 78.7-98.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 1 4.1 0.6-23.7
25-34 189 180 92.3 81.1-97.1 4 2.1 0.6- 7.2 5 5.7 1.6-18.1
35-44 267 251 90.6 82.3-95.3 9 6.5 2.7-14.6 7 2.9 0.9- 9.0
45-54 372 342 91.7 85.7-95.3 18 5.3 2.4-11.3 12 3.0 1.4- 6.5
55-64 384 348 88.3 80.3-93.4 19 6.2 2.9-12.8 17 5.5 2.2-13.0
65+ 412 337 78.1 69.9-84.6 31 10.3 5.9-17.4 44 11.6 6.9-18.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 222 75.5 65.0-83.6 34 13.9 7.7-23.8 34 10.6 5.6-19.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 546 89.3 83.1-93.5 25 3.7 2.0- 6.8 35 6.9 3.5-13.4
Some Post-H.S. 421 395 91.2 85.2-94.9 17 6.3 3.3-11.7 9 2.4 0.8- 7.3
College Graduate 393 379 97.9 95.6-99.0 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4 8 1.6 0.6- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 279 85.6 78.3-90.8 25 9.4 5.0-16.9 27 5.0 2.8- 8.5
$15,000- 24,999 365 331 84.2 74.4-90.7 16 6.3 2.7-13.9 18 9.5 4.5-19.0
$25,000- 34,999 195 178 89.1 77.5-95.1 9 4.6 1.4-14.2 8 6.3 2.1-17.5
$35,000-49,999 198 187 96.0 91.8-98.1 6 2.4 0.9- 6.3 5 1.6 0.5- 4.5
$50,000- 74,999 194 187 97.3 93.2-99.0 6 2.6 0.9- 6.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
$75,000+ 186 180 96.2 89.3-98.7 3 2.3 0.5-10.4 3 1.5 0.4- 5.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 682 597 88.1 82.5-92.0 33 4.5 2.7- 7.6 52 7.4 4.1-12.9
No 980 907 90.5 86.4-93.5 45 5.6 3.6- 8.8 28 3.8 2.0- 7.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 191 86.2 74.9-92.9 8 6.7 2.6-15.9 6 7.1 2.6-18.2
Non-Veteran 1,366 1,228 90.0 86.5-92.7 68 5.1 3.5- 7.6 70 4.9 2.9- 7.9

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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.

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