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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke

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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%)
TOTAL 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
GENDER
Male 4,678 2,504 47.5 45.0-50.1 1,478 36.3 33.8-38.9 696 16.2 14.1-18.5
Female 7,873 5,343 63.2 61.2-65.0 1,465 22.2 20.5-23.9 1,065 14.7 13.3-16.1
RACE
White 9,987 6,631 61.8 60.1-63.4 2,140 26.4 24.8-28.0 1,216 11.9 10.9-13.0
African American 1,715 836 44.2 40.3-48.2 528 35.0 31.2-39.0 351 20.8 17.5-24.5
Asian 96 45 47.2 34.2-60.6 34 37.4 25.3-51.3 17 15.3 8.1-27.0
Native American 291 149 47.6 37.4-58.0 79 33.6 23.4-45.6 63 18.8 12.7-27.1
Other Minorities 380 140 26.9 20.4-34.5 140 35.6 26.8-45.4 100 37.5 28.0-48.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 415 154 26.6 20.4-33.8 148 36.7 28.3-46.1 113 36.7 27.7-46.7
-English Speaking 222 116 40.9 31.7-50.7 67 38.8 28.5-50.3 39 20.3 12.9-30.3
-Spanish Speaking 193 38 19.1 12.0-28.9 81 35.6 24.5-48.6 74 45.3 32.7-58.5
Non-Hispanic 12,102 7,675 57.9 56.3-59.4 2,786 28.4 26.9-29.9 1,641 13.7 12.7-14.9
AGE
18-24 372 152 38.9 31.8-46.4 154 40.3 33.3-47.8 66 20.8 14.9-28.4
25-34 1,141 545 41.5 37.2-45.8 416 40.8 36.3-45.5 180 17.7 14.3-21.7
35-44 1,866 1,021 52.5 49.0-55.9 580 32.2 29.1-35.5 265 15.3 12.7-18.3
45-54 2,442 1,570 63.2 60.3-65.9 596 25.9 23.4-28.6 276 10.9 9.3-12.8
55-64 2,657 1,922 70.7 68.0-73.3 482 19.4 17.2-21.7 253 9.9 8.3-11.9
65-74 2,249 1,548 67.5 64.6-70.3 362 17.0 14.8-19.5 339 15.4 13.4-17.7
75+ 1,722 1,021 57.1 53.3-60.8 332 18.7 16.2-21.6 369 24.2 20.8-28.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,594 708 39.3 34.4-44.5 447 32.3 27.6-37.5 439 28.3 23.3-34.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,692 2,191 51.8 48.7-55.0 948 31.8 28.8-35.0 553 16.4 14.1-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,208 2,132 58.2 55.0-61.3 722 29.4 26.5-32.4 354 12.4 10.3-15.0
College Graduate 4,039 2,807 63.9 61.5-66.2 822 24.8 22.7-27.1 410 11.3 9.9-12.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,364 698 41.6 36.2-47.2 375 32.5 26.9-38.7 291 25.9 20.8-31.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,984 1,155 45.9 41.9-50.0 511 34.8 30.8-39.1 318 19.2 15.8-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,291 811 55.5 50.4-60.5 320 31.4 26.9-36.4 160 13.1 10.3-16.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,629 1,071 63.8 60.0-67.4 364 25.4 22.1-29.0 194 10.8 8.9-13.1
$50,000-74,999 1,753 1,227 63.0 59.1-66.8 350 24.6 21.2-28.4 176 12.4 9.9-15.2
$75,000+ 2,681 1,815 62.4 59.3-65.4 613 27.2 24.4-30.2 253 10.4 8.7-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,449 2,776 57.1 54.4-59.8 990 26.5 24.1-29.0 683 16.4 14.3-18.7
No 7,868 4,965 55.7 53.7-57.7 1,890 30.1 28.3-32.1 1,013 14.1 12.7-15.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,635 1,024 57.8 53.5-62.0 409 27.7 24.1-31.6 202 14.4 11.0-18.7
Non-Veteran 9,863 6,148 54.7 52.9-56.6 2,296 29.6 27.9-31.4 1,419 15.7 14.3-17.2

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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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