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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,123 757 4.4 3.7- 5.2 12,366 95.6 94.8-96.3
GENDER
Male 4,912 356 5.4 4.2- 7.1 4,556 94.6 92.9-95.8
Female 8,211 401 3.4 2.9- 4.0 7,810 96.6 96.0-97.1
RACE
White 10,377 653 4.4 3.9- 5.0 9,724 95.6 95.0-96.1
African American 1,839 70 2.8 1.7- 4.8 1,769 97.2 95.2-98.3
Asian 104 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8 102 98.8 94.2-99.8
Native American 306 12 3.6 1.5- 8.4 294 96.4 91.6-98.5
Other Minorities 407 15 8.7 3.2-21.4 392 91.3 78.6-96.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 438 13 8.3 3.1-20.0 425 91.7 80.0-96.9
-English Speaking 229 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 227 98.8 95.1-99.7
-Spanish Speaking 209 11 11.9 4.4-28.6 198 88.1 71.4-95.6
Non-Hispanic 12,649 743 4.1 3.6- 4.6 11,906 95.9 95.4-96.4
AGE
18-24 408 0 0.0 . - . 408 100 . - .
25-34 1,223 5 1.9 0.4- 8.1 1,218 98.1 91.9-99.6
35-44 1,986 16 1.9 0.7- 4.8 1,970 98.1 95.2-99.3
45-54 2,554 65 3.3 2.0- 5.5 2,489 96.7 94.5-98.0
55-64 2,749 186 7.4 6.0- 9.1 2,563 92.6 90.9-94.0
65-74 2,316 247 10.7 8.9-12.7 2,069 89.3 87.3-91.1
75+ 1,770 234 13.3 11.1-15.9 1,536 86.7 84.1-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,688 162 5.5 4.2- 7.3 1,526 94.5 92.7-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,897 245 5.8 4.1- 8.2 3,652 94.2 91.8-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,322 184 4.3 3.0- 6.0 3,138 95.7 94.0-97.0
College Graduate 4,194 165 2.7 2.2- 3.3 4,029 97.3 96.7-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,417 150 8.8 4.9-15.2 1,267 91.2 84.8-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 2,071 161 6.9 4.8- 9.9 1,910 93.1 90.1-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,349 88 5.7 3.4- 9.4 1,261 94.3 90.6-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,690 84 3.7 2.5- 5.3 1,606 96.3 94.7-97.5
$50,000-74,999 1,798 84 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,714 96.8 95.7-97.6
$75,000+ 2,793 70 1.6 1.2- 2.3 2,723 98.4 97.7-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,500 511 9.1 7.8-10.7 3,989 90.9 89.3-92.2
No 7,825 225 2.6 1.8- 3.8 7,600 97.4 96.2-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,704 181 10.0 7.3-13.6 1,523 90.0 86.4-92.7
Non-Veteran 10,325 505 3.6 2.9- 4.5 9,820 96.4 95.5-97.1

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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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