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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,142 1,589 8.7 7.9- 9.6 11,553 91.3 90.4-92.1
GENDER
Male 4,927 736 10.2 8.8-12.0 4,191 89.8 88.0-91.2
Female 8,215 853 7.3 6.6- 8.1 7,362 92.7 91.9-93.4
RACE
White 10,398 1,285 8.8 8.1- 9.6 9,113 91.2 90.4-91.9
African American 1,839 222 7.9 6.2-10.2 1,617 92.1 89.8-93.8
Asian 103 5 2.1 0.7- 5.9 98 97.9 94.1-99.3
Native American 309 44 12.0 7.4-18.8 265 88.0 81.2-92.6
Other Minorities 404 23 10.3 4.4-22.1 381 89.7 77.9-95.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 435 22 10.0 4.5-21.0 413 90.0 79.0-95.5
-English Speaking 226 7 3.8 1.3-10.7 219 96.2 89.3-98.7
-Spanish Speaking 209 15 13.2 5.3-29.1 194 86.8 70.9-94.7
Non-Hispanic 12,670 1,563 8.6 7.9- 9.4 11,107 91.4 90.6-92.1
AGE
18-24 408 3 0.3 0.1- 1.4 405 99.7 98.6-99.9
25-34 1,221 8 2.0 0.5- 8.0 1,213 98.0 92.0-99.5
35-44 1,986 44 3.2 1.8- 5.7 1,942 96.8 94.3-98.2
45-54 2,555 143 6.4 4.7- 8.6 2,412 93.6 91.4-95.3
55-64 2,746 381 15.0 13.1-17.2 2,365 85.0 82.8-86.9
65-74 2,326 498 22.1 19.6-24.7 1,828 77.9 75.3-80.4
75+ 1,782 501 30.3 26.8-34.0 1,281 69.7 66.0-73.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,697 382 14.0 11.6-16.8 1,315 86.0 83.2-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,908 517 10.4 8.4-12.7 3,391 89.6 87.3-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,321 391 8.7 7.2-10.6 2,930 91.3 89.4-92.8
College Graduate 4,193 293 4.8 4.1- 5.7 3,900 95.2 94.3-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,425 332 16.8 12.4-22.5 1,093 83.2 77.5-87.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,066 330 12.9 10.4-15.9 1,736 87.1 84.1-89.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,355 195 11.4 8.5-15.2 1,160 88.6 84.8-91.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,695 167 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1,528 92.9 91.0-94.4
$50,000-74,999 1,802 150 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,652 93.3 91.6-94.7
$75,000+ 2,790 120 3.1 2.4- 3.9 2,670 96.9 96.1-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,521 1,061 19.1 17.3-21.1 3,460 80.9 78.9-82.7
No 7,825 463 4.6 3.6- 5.7 7,362 95.4 94.3-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,711 355 19.1 15.7-22.9 1,356 80.9 77.1-84.3
Non-Veteran 10,329 1,097 7.3 6.4- 8.3 9,232 92.7 91.7-93.6

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history 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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