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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 12,498 8,165 62.8 61.3-64.4 1,623 15.1 14.0-16.3 2,710 22.0 20.7-23.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,708 1,061 56.7 52.5-60.7 254 17.4 14.6-20.6 393 25.9 22.1-30.0
GENDER
Male 557 342 54.4 47.7-60.9 87 20.7 15.8-26.6 128 24.9 19.2-31.6
Female 1,151 719 58.5 53.3-63.5 167 14.9 12.0-18.3 265 26.6 21.9-32.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 8 28.8 9.6-60.7 6 61.7 29.1-86.3 2 9.5 1.4-44.2
Non-Hispanic 1,691 1,053 57.0 52.9-61.1 248 16.9 14.1-20.0 390 26.1 22.3-30.2
AGE
18-24 78 40 46.0 31.6-61.2 11 15.0 7.5-27.8 27 39.0 25.0-55.0
25-34 187 99 51.6 41.5-61.5 41 22.1 15.1-31.2 47 26.3 17.9-36.8
35-44 267 162 61.3 52.5-69.4 48 17.2 11.7-24.5 57 21.5 15.0-29.8
45-54 372 245 60.3 51.8-68.2 49 15.0 10.3-21.5 78 24.6 17.3-33.8
55-64 381 271 67.6 59.8-74.6 43 16.7 10.8-25.1 67 15.6 11.4-21.0
65+ 411 235 51.1 43.6-58.5 61 19.6 13.6-27.2 115 29.4 22.6-37.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 150 46.8 37.1-56.9 51 25.6 17.2-36.3 87 27.6 19.4-37.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 357 49.9 42.7-57.1 106 19.5 14.7-25.3 140 30.6 23.3-39.2
Some Post-H.S. 420 273 63.3 55.6-70.5 58 14.8 10.4-20.7 89 21.8 16.2-28.8
College Graduate 393 278 66.0 58.7-72.6 38 12.0 7.8-18.0 77 22.0 16.5-28.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 184 53.3 44.2-62.2 56 20.3 13.8-28.7 91 26.4 19.7-34.5
$15,000- 24,999 362 219 53.1 44.5-61.5 66 17.9 12.9-24.4 77 29.0 21.1-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 193 108 45.2 33.6-57.4 36 27.9 17.8-40.8 49 26.9 15.9-41.8
$35,000-49,999 198 141 71.0 61.3-79.1 21 11.2 6.6-18.4 36 17.8 11.2-27.2
$50,000- 74,999 194 149 71.1 59.7-80.3 15 12.0 5.7-23.8 30 16.9 10.4-26.2
$75,000+ 186 132 68.4 58.4-77.0 26 17.4 10.6-27.2 28 14.2 9.1-21.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 683 424 59.2 52.4-65.7 84 12.0 8.8-16.3 175 28.7 22.6-35.8
No 980 619 56.3 51.0-61.4 164 20.6 16.7-25.1 197 23.1 18.6-28.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 205 145 61.3 50.3-71.3 21 15.1 8.9-24.5 39 23.6 14.9-35.2
Non-Veteran 1,361 828 56.2 51.5-60.8 216 18.1 15.0-21.8 317 25.7 21.4-30.4

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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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