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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 12,498 8,165 62.8 61.3-64.4 1,623 15.1 14.0-16.3 2,710 22.0 20.7-23.5
GENDER
Male 4,657 2,812 59.6 57.0-62.2 765 18.3 16.4-20.4 1,080 22.1 19.9-24.4
Female 7,841 5,353 65.9 63.9-67.7 858 12.1 10.8-13.5 1,630 22.0 20.4-23.8
RACE
White 9,949 6,616 65.3 63.7-67.0 1,240 14.2 13.0-15.6 2,093 20.4 19.1-21.8
African American 1,708 1,061 56.7 52.5-60.7 254 17.4 14.6-20.6 393 25.9 22.1-30.0
Asian 96 48 46.8 33.9-60.1 23 27.9 16.3-43.5 25 25.3 15.7-38.2
Native American 288 174 63.3 53.1-72.4 35 14.7 8.9-23.3 79 22.0 15.2-30.9
Other Minorities 376 224 58.4 48.6-67.6 56 11.9 8.2-17.0 96 29.7 20.9-40.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 410 234 53.9 44.8-62.8 69 16.3 11.4-22.8 107 29.8 21.4-39.8
-English Speaking 219 118 52.9 42.5-63.1 45 23.8 16.3-33.5 56 23.2 16.2-32.1
-Spanish Speaking 191 116 54.5 41.5-66.8 24 12.2 6.6-21.3 51 33.4 21.5-47.7
Non-Hispanic 12,054 7,911 63.5 61.9-65.0 1,550 15.0 13.9-16.2 2,593 21.5 20.2-22.8
AGE
18-24 369 201 51.3 43.8-58.7 66 19.7 14.5-26.2 102 29.0 22.5-36.5
25-34 1,135 677 58.6 53.9-63.1 192 18.1 15.0-21.7 266 23.3 19.4-27.8
35-44 1,861 1,176 63.6 60.2-66.8 284 15.9 13.6-18.6 401 20.5 17.9-23.3
45-54 2,434 1,647 66.3 63.4-69.1 283 12.9 10.9-15.1 504 20.8 18.4-23.5
55-64 2,648 1,914 71.8 69.2-74.3 266 11.3 9.5-13.5 468 16.9 15.0-18.9
65-74 2,241 1,515 65.8 62.8-68.6 240 12.2 10.1-14.6 486 22.1 19.7-24.6
75+ 1,708 967 57.7 54.0-61.3 275 16.2 13.7-19.0 466 26.1 23.0-29.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,578 827 52.9 47.6-58.1 276 19.1 15.3-23.5 475 28.1 23.4-33.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,676 2,240 56.3 53.0-59.5 524 17.5 15.1-20.1 912 26.3 23.3-29.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,197 2,183 65.8 62.8-68.7 393 14.1 12.1-16.3 621 20.1 17.8-22.7
College Graduate 4,030 2,903 70.5 68.4-72.6 429 12.2 10.7-13.9 698 17.2 15.7-18.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,360 788 53.4 47.4-59.3 210 17.0 13.3-21.4 362 29.6 23.8-36.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,971 1,210 59.1 54.9-63.1 296 17.4 14.4-20.8 465 23.6 20.3-27.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,286 856 60.9 55.3-66.2 160 17.9 13.2-23.7 270 21.2 17.3-25.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,623 1,131 68.8 65.0-72.3 168 12.8 9.9-16.3 324 18.5 16.0-21.3
$50,000-74,999 1,745 1,235 67.7 64.0-71.1 205 13.0 10.6-15.8 305 19.4 16.5-22.6
$75,000+ 2,679 1,875 68.9 66.1-71.6 331 14.8 12.7-17.1 473 16.3 14.3-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,436 2,832 62.7 60.0-65.4 565 12.8 11.3-14.5 1,039 24.5 22.0-27.1
No 7,863 5,240 63.6 61.7-65.5 1,022 16.1 14.6-17.7 1,601 20.3 18.7-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,626 1,004 63.5 59.6-67.2 241 15.7 13.1-18.8 381 20.8 18.0-24.0
Non-Veteran 9,825 6,494 62.5 60.7-64.3 1,247 15.1 13.8-16.5 2,084 22.4 20.8-24.1

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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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