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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Identified all heart attack symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,530 1,978 14.0 13.0-15.1 10,552 86.0 84.9-87.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,712 134 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,578 93.3 91.6-94.7
GENDER
Male 557 34 4.1 2.7- 6.3 523 95.9 93.7-97.3
Female 1,155 100 8.8 6.7-11.4 1,055 91.2 88.6-93.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 2 8.6 1.8-32.2 13 91.4 67.8-98.2
Non-Hispanic 1,696 132 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,564 93.3 91.6-94.7
AGE
18-24 78 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 76 99.0 95.8-99.8
25-34 188 15 8.8 4.7-16.0 173 91.2 84.0-95.3
35-44 267 29 8.6 5.4-13.3 238 91.4 86.7-94.6
45-54 372 40 8.9 6.1-12.8 332 91.1 87.2-93.9
55-64 383 23 5.4 3.3- 8.8 360 94.6 91.2-96.7
65+ 412 24 5.9 3.2-10.5 388 94.1 89.5-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 10 2.8 1.3- 6.0 279 97.2 94.0-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 605 41 5.0 3.2- 7.6 564 95.0 92.4-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 421 36 6.3 4.0-10.0 385 93.7 90.0-96.0
College Graduate 393 47 12.2 8.6-17.1 346 87.8 82.9-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 12 3.0 1.4- 6.2 319 97.0 93.8-98.6
$15,000- 24,999 364 24 5.1 2.9- 8.9 340 94.9 91.1-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 195 16 4.3 2.4- 7.7 179 95.7 92.3-97.6
$35,000-49,999 198 20 8.8 5.2-14.7 178 91.2 85.3-94.8
$50,000- 74,999 194 21 10.5 5.8-18.2 173 89.5 81.8-94.2
$75,000+ 186 26 13.6 8.7-20.7 160 86.4 79.3-91.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 682 45 6.1 4.0- 9.1 637 93.9 90.9-96.0
No 980 86 7.3 5.5- 9.5 894 92.7 90.5-94.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 12 3.5 1.8- 6.8 193 96.5 93.2-98.2
Non-Veteran 1,364 112 7.0 5.4- 8.9 1,252 93.0 91.1-94.6

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*Derived from 6 heart attack questions.

^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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