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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 12,502 4,353 35.5 34.0-37.0 4,688 39.0 37.4-40.5 3,461 25.5 24.2-26.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,707 796 48.0 43.9-52.0 449 26.2 23.1-29.7 462 25.8 22.5-29.4
GENDER
Male 557 283 51.6 45.0-58.1 147 24.7 19.8-30.4 127 23.7 18.4-29.9
Female 1,150 513 45.1 40.0-50.2 302 27.4 23.4-31.8 335 27.5 23.5-31.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 9 48.5 18.0-80.1 5 22.2 6.8-52.6 2 29.4 5.1-76.2
Non-Hispanic 1,690 786 47.9 43.9-52.0 444 26.3 23.1-29.8 460 25.8 22.4-29.4
AGE
18-24 78 43 60.5 45.5-73.7 15 15.5 8.3-27.3 20 24.0 13.6-38.7
25-34 187 88 44.9 35.1-55.1 57 30.7 22.4-40.4 42 24.4 16.6-34.5
35-44 267 121 44.4 35.9-53.2 88 31.3 23.9-39.9 58 24.3 17.4-32.9
45-54 372 177 49.7 41.8-57.7 104 28.3 22.0-35.5 91 22.0 16.4-28.9
55-64 380 168 42.4 35.4-49.7 98 26.1 20.3-32.9 114 31.5 24.7-39.2
65+ 411 191 45.2 38.0-52.7 85 23.1 17.0-30.6 135 31.7 25.3-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 147 56.9 46.8-66.5 56 17.5 11.7-25.3 84 25.6 17.7-35.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 295 47.7 40.5-54.9 142 24.1 19.0-30.2 166 28.2 21.9-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 420 197 50.9 42.9-58.9 116 23.8 18.3-30.5 107 25.2 19.4-32.1
College Graduate 393 155 39.5 32.6-46.8 133 37.5 30.6-44.9 105 23.0 18.0-29.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 173 53.5 44.5-62.3 70 21.5 15.2-29.5 88 25.0 18.4-33.0
$15,000- 24,999 362 170 42.7 34.7-51.1 86 25.4 19.0-33.0 106 32.0 24.1-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 193 101 55.5 43.2-67.1 46 22.4 14.6-32.7 46 22.2 14.2-32.9
$35,000-49,999 198 82 40.3 31.2-50.0 60 31.6 23.4-41.2 56 28.1 20.1-37.8
$50,000- 74,999 194 78 43.2 32.9-54.1 69 35.5 25.9-46.3 47 21.4 14.3-30.7
$75,000+ 186 74 39.5 30.1-49.8 68 38.3 28.7-48.9 44 22.2 15.3-31.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 682 333 53.4 46.8-60.0 163 20.5 16.4-25.3 186 26.0 20.6-32.3
No 980 444 45.2 40.1-50.4 275 29.6 25.3-34.3 261 25.2 21.2-29.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 108 45.0 35.4-55.1 57 32.3 23.3-42.8 40 22.7 14.6-33.4
Non-Veteran 1,360 619 48.6 44.0-53.2 358 25.4 21.9-29.2 383 26.0 22.3-30.1

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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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