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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 13,245 572 2.7 2.4- 3.1 12,673 97.3 96.9-97.6
GENDER
Male 4,966 213 2.4 2.0- 3.0 4,753 97.6 97.0-98.0
Female 8,279 359 3.0 2.5- 3.4 7,920 97.0 96.6-97.5
RACE
White 10,469 419 2.7 2.3- 3.1 10,050 97.3 96.9-97.7
African American 1,860 127 3.7 2.9- 4.6 1,733 96.3 95.4-97.1
Asian 105 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7 102 99.2 97.3-99.7
Native American 311 14 2.2 1.2- 4.2 297 97.8 95.8-98.8
Other Minorities 410 6 1.1 0.3- 3.4 404 98.9 96.6-99.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 7 1.6 0.6- 4.5 437 98.4 95.5-99.4
-English Speaking 233 3 2.1 0.4-10.6 230 97.9 89.4-99.6
-Spanish Speaking 211 4 1.3 0.4- 4.8 207 98.7 95.2-99.6
Non-Hispanic 12,764 562 2.8 2.5- 3.2 12,202 97.2 96.8-97.5
AGE
18-24 410 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 408 99.9 99.5- 100
25-34 1,226 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2 1,224 99.9 99.8- 100
35-44 1,995 17 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,978 99.2 98.5-99.5
45-54 2,565 60 1.9 1.4- 2.7 2,505 98.1 97.3-98.6
55-64 2,770 129 4.8 3.8- 6.2 2,641 95.2 93.8-96.2
65-74 2,345 187 7.6 6.2- 9.2 2,158 92.4 90.8-93.8
75+ 1,814 171 10.0 7.9-12.6 1,643 90.0 87.4-92.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,731 146 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,585 95.4 94.1-96.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,938 183 2.9 2.4- 3.6 3,755 97.1 96.4-97.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,345 155 2.9 2.2- 3.7 3,190 97.1 96.3-97.8
College Graduate 4,208 87 1.5 1.1- 2.0 4,121 98.5 98.0-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,444 135 5.2 4.0- 6.7 1,309 94.8 93.3-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,096 115 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,981 96.5 95.3-97.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,359 71 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,288 96.3 94.8-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,704 48 1.8 1.2- 2.6 1,656 98.2 97.4-98.8
$50,000-74,999 1,808 50 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,758 97.8 96.7-98.5
$75,000+ 2,798 28 0.9 0.5- 1.4 2,770 99.1 98.6-99.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,581 420 6.7 5.8- 7.8 4,161 93.3 92.2-94.2
No 7,863 134 1.0 0.8- 1.4 7,729 99.0 98.6-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,723 96 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,627 96.2 94.8-97.2
Non-Veteran 10,416 439 2.6 2.3- 3.0 9,977 97.4 97.0-97.7

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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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