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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 3,992 34.2 32.7-35.8 5,186 39.7 38.2-41.2 3,363 26.1 24.7-27.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,716 621 36.4 32.7-40.4 650 37.6 33.8-41.4 445 26.0 22.4-30.0
GENDER
Male 558 204 37.2 31.1-43.8 210 37.6 31.5-44.1 144 25.2 19.9-31.3
Female 1,158 417 35.8 31.2-40.7 440 37.5 33.0-42.3 301 26.6 21.9-32.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 5 32.1 10.2-66.4 9 61.4 28.3-86.5 2 6.5 1.2-27.7
Non-Hispanic 1,699 615 36.5 32.7-40.4 641 37.3 33.5-41.2 443 26.3 22.6-30.3
AGE
18-24 78 32 37.7 24.4-53.2 25 24.2 14.7-37.1 21 38.1 24.0-54.5
25-34 189 85 44.7 35.0-54.8 67 33.7 25.2-43.5 37 21.6 13.9-31.9
35-44 267 117 45.1 36.5-54.0 99 35.9 28.1-44.5 51 19.0 13.3-26.3
45-54 372 124 28.7 22.8-35.4 163 48.2 40.3-56.2 85 23.1 17.5-29.8
55-64 384 134 32.6 26.5-39.5 137 40.5 33.2-48.3 113 26.9 21.3-33.3
65+ 414 122 26.8 21.2-33.2 156 41.7 34.5-49.2 136 31.6 24.8-39.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 80 31.1 22.1-41.7 115 38.6 29.7-48.4 96 30.3 21.7-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 217 31.5 25.9-37.7 232 39.6 32.8-46.8 158 28.9 22.0-36.9
Some Post-H.S. 421 154 41.0 32.9-49.7 162 35.5 28.7-43.0 105 23.5 17.7-30.5
College Graduate 393 169 42.6 35.6-49.9 139 36.0 29.4-43.2 85 21.3 16.2-27.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 119 40.7 31.7-50.4 122 36.7 28.5-45.6 91 22.6 16.7-29.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 117 29.8 23.0-37.6 141 37.2 29.7-45.4 107 32.9 25.0-42.0
$25,000- 34,999 195 71 30.4 20.9-41.9 81 53.1 40.9-64.9 43 16.5 10.6-24.8
$35,000-49,999 198 82 41.7 32.4-51.6 76 41.6 32.4-51.4 40 16.7 11.0-24.4
$50,000- 74,999 194 96 49.6 38.9-60.2 63 32.0 22.9-42.6 35 18.4 11.9-27.5
$75,000+ 186 76 43.1 33.4-53.4 71 38.5 29.0-49.0 39 18.3 12.2-26.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 684 217 32.8 26.7-39.4 268 38.3 32.1-44.8 199 29.0 23.2-35.6
No 980 389 39.0 34.1-44.1 360 37.2 32.5-42.2 231 23.8 19.3-28.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 86 39.9 30.7-49.9 72 40.0 30.2-50.6 47 20.1 13.1-29.6
Non-Veteran 1,368 472 35.8 31.6-40.4 532 37.3 33.1-41.6 364 26.9 22.8-31.4

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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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