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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,714 1,408 76.6 72.4-80.3 159 14.1 11.0-17.9 147 9.3 6.9-12.4
GENDER
Male 557 426 70.3 63.6-76.2 73 19.2 14.4-25.2 58 10.5 6.7-16.0
Female 1,157 982 81.6 76.0-86.1 86 10.1 6.5-15.4 89 8.4 5.6-12.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 11 53.5 20.0-84.1 3 41.2 12.0-78.3 2 5.3 0.8-27.6
Non-Hispanic 1,697 1,396 76.9 72.7-80.6 156 13.8 10.7-17.5 145 9.4 6.9-12.5
AGE
18-24 78 48 53.6 38.2-68.3 17 25.4 13.6-42.4 13 21.0 11.1-36.2
25-34 188 149 76.0 65.5-84.1 24 13.7 8.1-22.3 15 10.2 4.8-20.7
35-44 267 234 83.7 75.1-89.7 16 10.8 5.8-19.3 17 5.5 2.7-10.8
45-54 372 326 85.7 78.9-90.5 31 9.3 5.4-15.7 15 5.0 2.6- 9.5
55-64 383 331 82.0 73.7-88.1 26 13.3 7.6-22.2 26 4.7 3.0- 7.5
65+ 414 308 73.8 66.4-80.1 45 14.6 9.6-21.6 61 11.6 7.8-17.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 202 70.0 59.3-78.9 36 17.8 10.4-28.6 52 12.2 7.1-20.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 487 71.0 62.5-78.2 66 17.7 11.7-25.9 53 11.3 6.7-18.4
Some Post-H.S. 421 356 78.1 70.9-84.0 42 14.7 10.0-21.1 23 7.1 3.9-12.8
College Graduate 393 359 87.6 81.2-92.0 15 5.6 2.8-11.0 19 6.8 3.7-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 253 77.1 68.9-83.6 34 11.4 6.7-18.8 45 11.5 7.3-17.6
$15,000- 24,999 364 295 72.5 63.0-80.3 36 13.5 8.3-21.2 33 14.0 7.9-23.5
$25,000- 34,999 195 167 75.6 62.6-85.2 16 17.7 9.2-31.4 12 6.7 3.2-13.3
$35,000-49,999 198 182 90.5 82.2-95.2 9 5.0 1.9-12.9 7 4.4 1.7-10.9
$50,000- 74,999 194 172 83.4 71.6-90.9 14 11.2 5.1-22.6 8 5.5 1.9-14.5
$75,000+ 186 165 86.2 77.4-91.9 13 11.1 5.8-20.0 8 2.8 1.2- 6.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 684 557 78.9 72.6-84.1 63 11.3 7.9-15.9 64 9.8 6.0-15.7
No 980 818 76.4 70.8-81.3 90 15.9 11.6-21.5 72 7.6 5.2-11.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 174 72.5 61.3-81.4 21 19.5 12.1-29.9 10 8.0 3.3-18.4
Non-Veteran 1,366 1,117 77.1 72.3-81.3 131 13.9 10.5-18.3 118 8.9 6.3-12.5

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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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