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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 12,534 10,969 86.5 85.3-87.7 757 6.4 5.6- 7.2 808 7.1 6.1- 8.2
GENDER
Male 4,672 4,023 85.0 82.9-86.9 347 7.7 6.5- 9.1 302 7.3 5.8- 9.1
Female 7,862 6,946 88.0 86.4-89.4 410 5.1 4.3- 6.1 506 6.9 5.7- 8.3
RACE
White 9,975 8,869 89.6 88.5-90.6 532 4.9 4.3- 5.7 574 5.5 4.7- 6.3
African American 1,713 1,432 81.1 77.0-84.6 141 9.3 7.3-11.8 140 9.6 6.7-13.6
Asian 96 79 84.0 72.4-91.3 11 8.5 4.0-16.9 6 7.6 2.7-19.3
Native American 291 248 81.3 71.4-88.4 16 9.0 4.6-16.8 27 9.7 4.8-18.9
Other Minorities 377 281 74.9 65.9-82.2 49 9.9 6.3-15.2 47 15.2 9.1-24.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 411 295 70.0 61.1-77.6 58 13.6 9.0-19.9 58 16.5 10.4-25.2
-English Speaking 220 173 75.3 63.9-84.0 25 17.1 9.2-29.4 22 7.6 4.4-12.9
-Spanish Speaking 191 122 67.0 54.5-77.5 33 11.6 6.8-19.2 36 21.4 12.4-34.2
Non-Hispanic 12,089 10,649 87.9 86.7-89.0 695 5.8 5.1- 6.5 745 6.3 5.5- 7.3
AGE
18-24 371 304 77.0 69.5-83.2 32 9.5 6.1-14.6 35 13.4 8.4-20.8
25-34 1,138 1,002 86.8 83.5-89.5 73 5.7 4.3- 7.5 63 7.5 5.3-10.5
35-44 1,865 1,676 89.3 86.9-91.3 99 5.7 4.2- 7.6 90 5.0 3.7- 6.8
45-54 2,439 2,213 89.7 87.3-91.7 113 5.0 3.8- 6.6 113 5.3 3.7- 7.4
55-64 2,654 2,390 89.1 87.0-90.8 133 5.8 4.4- 7.7 131 5.1 4.0- 6.4
65-74 2,248 1,964 87.4 85.2-89.3 118 5.4 4.1- 7.0 166 7.2 5.8- 8.9
75+ 1,717 1,332 79.3 76.2-82.1 181 10.5 8.5-12.9 204 10.2 8.2-12.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,588 1,210 76.5 71.7-80.8 169 10.8 8.2-14.1 209 12.6 9.2-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,688 3,147 81.4 78.4-84.1 265 7.8 6.4- 9.6 276 10.8 8.4-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,203 2,849 88.6 86.5-90.5 173 6.1 4.6- 7.9 181 5.3 4.2- 6.7
College Graduate 4,037 3,748 93.7 92.6-94.7 149 3.4 2.7- 4.3 140 2.9 2.2- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,364 1,089 78.4 73.2-82.9 127 10.9 7.9-15.0 148 10.6 7.5-15.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,980 1,677 80.9 77.0-84.3 165 9.2 7.0-12.1 138 9.9 7.3-13.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,291 1,151 86.5 81.6-90.2 61 6.6 4.5- 9.8 79 6.9 4.0-11.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,627 1,481 91.0 88.7-92.8 73 5.1 3.7- 7.1 73 3.9 2.8- 5.3
$50,000-74,999 1,749 1,605 92.4 90.4-94.0 75 3.2 2.4- 4.2 69 4.4 3.2- 6.2
$75,000+ 2,680 2,483 92.5 90.6-94.1 108 4.5 3.3- 6.2 89 3.0 2.1- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,443 3,765 83.8 81.4-86.0 305 6.8 5.7- 8.2 373 9.4 7.4-11.7
No 7,867 7,042 88.3 86.8-89.6 422 6.0 5.1- 7.1 403 5.7 4.7- 6.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,632 1,409 87.3 84.5-89.7 119 7.1 5.4- 9.3 104 5.6 4.0- 7.7
Non-Veteran 9,850 8,649 86.4 84.9-87.8 582 6.4 5.5- 7.4 619 7.2 6.1- 8.5

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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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