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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 12,516 11,479 89.6 88.4-90.6 291 3.5 2.9- 4.2 746 7.0 6.1- 8.0
GENDER
Male 4,664 4,166 87.1 85.2-88.9 143 4.4 3.5- 5.6 355 8.4 7.0-10.2
Female 7,852 7,313 91.8 90.3-93.1 148 2.6 1.9- 3.5 391 5.6 4.5- 6.9
RACE
White 9,961 9,324 93.5 92.6-94.4 169 2.0 1.5- 2.6 468 4.5 3.8- 5.2
African American 1,709 1,506 84.1 80.2-87.4 59 5.2 3.6- 7.4 144 10.7 7.8-14.5
Asian 96 73 73.0 58.5-83.8 10 9.3 4.4-18.6 13 17.8 8.7-33.0
Native American 290 247 84.0 75.3-90.0 9 4.8 1.9-11.9 34 11.2 6.5-18.7
Other Minorities 378 260 67.0 58.0-75.0 40 11.6 7.5-17.6 78 21.3 14.7-29.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 413 282 62.5 53.7-70.6 49 15.4 10.4-22.3 82 22.1 15.6-30.4
-English Speaking 221 183 77.0 65.1-85.7 12 9.6 3.7-22.7 26 13.4 7.6-22.6
-Spanish Speaking 192 99 54.5 42.2-66.3 37 18.5 11.8-27.9 56 26.9 17.6-38.8
Non-Hispanic 12,069 11,168 91.6 90.6-92.6 241 2.6 2.1- 3.1 660 5.8 5.0- 6.8
AGE
18-24 370 310 83.6 77.2-88.5 18 5.1 2.9- 8.8 42 11.3 7.1-17.4
25-34 1,137 1,027 86.7 83.0-89.7 42 4.3 3.0- 6.2 68 9.0 6.3-12.5
35-44 1,862 1,734 90.1 87.1-92.4 51 4.5 2.9- 6.9 77 5.4 3.8- 7.6
45-54 2,437 2,312 93.3 91.3-94.9 40 2.6 1.7- 4.1 85 4.1 2.9- 5.7
55-64 2,652 2,528 94.6 92.7-96.0 35 1.6 1.0- 2.8 89 3.8 2.6- 5.5
65-74 2,245 2,076 92.2 90.1-93.9 27 1.6 0.7- 3.3 142 6.2 4.9- 7.9
75+ 1,711 1,401 81.4 78.2-84.3 74 4.3 3.0- 6.1 236 14.2 11.7-17.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,586 1,210 72.5 67.5-77.1 89 7.1 4.9-10.1 287 20.4 16.3-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,681 3,319 85.8 83.0-88.3 102 4.8 3.5- 6.5 260 9.4 7.3-11.9
Some Post-H.S. 3,199 3,021 94.0 92.4-95.2 58 2.4 1.6- 3.5 120 3.7 2.7- 4.9
College Graduate 4,032 3,913 96.5 95.4-97.3 42 1.7 1.1- 2.6 77 1.9 1.3- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,361 1,129 75.4 69.4-80.5 56 7.0 4.2-11.4 176 17.6 13.3-23.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,977 1,761 83.2 79.1-86.6 56 5.4 3.6- 8.2 160 11.4 8.6-15.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,289 1,199 91.1 87.5-93.7 35 4.3 2.7- 6.8 55 4.6 2.8- 7.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,624 1,547 95.4 93.9-96.6 24 1.8 1.1- 3.1 53 2.7 1.9- 3.9
$50,000-74,999 1,747 1,682 94.7 92.5-96.4 23 2.1 1.1- 3.7 42 3.2 2.0- 5.1
$75,000+ 2,679 2,599 96.5 95.0-97.5 28 1.7 1.0- 2.8 52 1.9 1.1- 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,441 3,949 86.4 84.1-88.4 134 4.0 3.1- 5.2 358 9.6 7.8-11.7
No 7,865 7,357 91.2 89.7-92.4 146 3.0 2.3- 3.9 362 5.8 4.7- 7.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,628 1,477 91.0 88.5-93.1 37 2.0 1.2- 3.3 114 6.9 5.1- 9.4
Non-Veteran 9,838 9,037 89.0 87.6-90.3 238 3.8 3.1- 4.6 563 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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