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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 12,541 3,992 34.2 32.7-35.8 5,186 39.7 38.2-41.2 3,363 26.1 24.7-27.6
GENDER
Male 4,673 1,619 36.7 34.2-39.2 1,900 38.7 36.3-41.2 1,154 24.6 22.4-27.0
Female 7,868 2,373 31.9 30.2-33.8 3,286 40.6 38.8-42.4 2,209 27.5 25.7-29.3
RACE
White 9,978 3,064 32.8 31.2-34.5 4,244 41.7 40.1-43.4 2,670 25.4 24.0-27.0
African American 1,716 621 36.4 32.7-40.4 650 37.6 33.8-41.4 445 26.0 22.4-30.0
Asian 96 31 26.5 17.3-38.4 34 39.3 26.9-53.2 31 34.3 22.3-48.5
Native American 291 103 39.9 30.3-50.3 100 36.0 25.7-47.7 88 24.1 17.4-32.5
Other Minorities 378 144 43.7 34.3-53.6 128 24.1 17.5-32.2 106 32.2 23.4-42.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 413 144 39.9 31.2-49.3 144 27.5 20.7-35.6 125 32.6 24.2-42.3
-English Speaking 221 68 34.9 25.3-45.8 91 40.5 30.6-51.2 62 24.7 17.4-33.8
-Spanish Speaking 192 76 42.5 30.4-55.6 53 20.8 12.9-31.7 63 36.7 24.9-50.3
Non-Hispanic 12,094 3,837 33.8 32.3-35.3 5,028 40.6 39.1-42.2 3,229 25.6 24.3-27.0
AGE
18-24 372 154 37.7 31.0-44.8 122 31.4 24.8-38.8 96 31.0 23.9-39.1
25-34 1,140 459 41.3 36.8-46.0 401 33.2 29.2-37.5 280 25.5 21.7-29.6
35-44 1,865 638 36.9 33.5-40.5 809 41.5 38.2-44.8 418 21.6 19.1-24.4
45-54 2,440 817 32.8 30.1-35.5 1,056 43.3 40.4-46.3 567 23.9 21.6-26.5
55-64 2,655 845 30.4 27.9-32.9 1,115 44.3 41.5-47.1 695 25.4 23.1-27.8
65-74 2,249 637 27.9 25.4-30.6 930 41.5 38.5-44.5 682 30.6 27.9-33.5
75+ 1,718 407 24.9 21.7-28.4 719 42.9 39.3-46.6 592 32.2 28.8-35.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,592 409 29.0 24.6-33.9 602 34.5 29.7-39.5 581 36.5 31.2-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,690 1,170 34.4 31.4-37.5 1,447 37.4 34.5-40.4 1,073 28.2 25.5-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,204 1,054 36.2 33.1-39.4 1,340 40.3 37.3-43.4 810 23.5 21.0-26.0
College Graduate 4,037 1,354 34.8 32.6-37.1 1,788 43.4 41.2-45.7 895 21.8 20.0-23.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,364 423 36.1 30.3-42.3 536 38.4 33.0-44.1 405 25.5 20.9-30.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,983 652 35.7 31.6-40.0 761 36.3 32.6-40.3 570 28.0 24.4-31.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,291 416 35.5 30.6-40.7 536 42.6 37.5-47.8 339 21.9 18.5-25.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,628 529 35.2 31.5-39.1 667 38.9 35.2-42.8 432 25.8 22.7-29.2
$50,000-74,999 1,750 595 34.9 31.3-38.7 746 41.1 37.4-44.9 409 24.0 21.0-27.2
$75,000+ 2,680 883 35.0 32.2-37.9 1,205 43.4 40.4-46.5 592 21.6 19.2-24.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,446 1,346 32.4 29.9-35.0 1,845 40.5 37.9-43.3 1,255 27.0 24.7-29.6
No 7,866 2,585 35.4 33.5-37.3 3,258 39.7 37.9-41.6 2,023 24.9 23.2-26.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,631 572 37.4 33.2-41.7 661 38.3 34.5-42.1 398 24.4 21.2-27.9
Non-Veteran 9,857 3,092 33.9 32.2-35.6 4,086 39.7 38.0-41.5 2,679 26.4 24.8-28.1

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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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