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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 12,499 10,855 85.7 84.3-86.9 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,082 9.8 8.7-11.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,706 1,408 79.8 75.8-83.3 113 8.1 6.1-10.8 185 12.1 9.2-15.8
GENDER
Male 557 446 78.6 72.5-83.6 44 9.1 5.9-13.9 67 12.3 8.5-17.5
Female 1,149 962 80.7 75.2-85.3 69 7.3 5.0-10.7 118 11.9 8.0-17.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 11 57.0 21.2-86.7 1 28.8 4.9-76.3 4 14.2 2.8-49.2
Non-Hispanic 1,689 1,396 80.1 76.1-83.5 112 7.9 5.9-10.5 181 12.1 9.1-15.8
AGE
18-24 78 62 73.5 56.1-85.8 4 6.6 2.2-18.3 12 19.9 9.0-38.3
25-34 186 164 88.9 79.2-94.4 11 4.3 2.2- 8.2 11 6.8 2.4-18.1
35-44 267 230 80.0 70.5-87.0 14 9.4 4.6-18.1 23 10.6 5.8-18.7
45-54 372 316 82.1 75.0-87.6 25 8.0 4.3-14.4 31 9.8 6.1-15.4
55-64 381 318 82.3 74.9-87.8 21 7.6 3.5-15.7 42 10.1 6.9-14.7
65+ 410 307 69.3 61.1-76.5 37 13.2 8.2-20.5 66 17.5 11.8-25.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 197 67.9 57.3-76.9 39 16.9 10.2-26.6 51 15.2 9.0-24.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 604 482 73.7 65.6-80.5 51 9.6 6.2-14.5 71 16.7 10.7-25.1
Some Post-H.S. 419 363 83.8 77.1-88.8 16 5.4 2.8-10.2 40 10.8 6.8-16.7
College Graduate 392 362 92.1 85.6-95.8 7 3.4 1.0-11.2 23 4.5 2.3- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 252 72.2 63.3-79.6 38 15.4 9.5-24.1 41 12.4 8.0-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 361 285 73.2 64.0-80.8 27 6.0 3.6- 9.9 49 20.7 13.6-30.3
$25,000- 34,999 193 160 80.7 69.5-88.5 10 9.8 4.1-21.8 23 9.5 5.3-16.3
$35,000-49,999 197 182 95.0 91.1-97.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 13 4.2 2.2- 8.0
$50,000- 74,999 194 180 89.3 78.6-95.1 8 8.4 3.3-20.0 6 2.2 0.8- 5.9
$75,000+ 186 165 88.9 78.3-94.7 7 5.6 1.5-19.0 14 5.6 2.7-10.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 682 544 78.1 72.0-83.3 52 7.1 4.8-10.5 86 14.8 10.2-20.8
No 979 835 81.5 76.1-85.9 55 8.9 6.0-12.9 89 9.6 6.3-14.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 178 79.2 68.4-87.0 12 10.7 5.4-20.0 15 10.1 4.8-20.0
Non-Veteran 1,359 1,112 79.5 74.9-83.4 93 7.8 5.6-10.8 154 12.7 9.3-17.0

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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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