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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-FEMALES

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,142 1,589 8.7 7.9- 9.6 11,553 91.3 90.4-92.1
-FEMALES 8,215 853 7.3 6.6- 8.1 7,362 92.7 91.9-93.4
RACE
White 6,472 668 7.6 6.7- 8.5 5,804 92.4 91.5-93.3
African American 1,234 143 7.2 5.6- 9.2 1,091 92.8 90.8-94.4
Other Minorities 468 38 5.0 3.0- 8.4 430 95.0 91.6-97.0
AGE
18-24 204 3 0.7 0.2- 2.9 201 99.3 97.1-99.8
25-34 802 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 797 99.4 98.5-99.8
35-44 1,261 23 1.9 1.1- 3.3 1,238 98.1 96.7-98.9
45-54 1,513 65 4.0 2.7- 5.8 1,448 96.0 94.2-97.3
55-64 1,667 188 12.4 10.1-15.1 1,479 87.6 84.9-89.9
65+ 2,673 562 22.2 19.8-24.9 2,111 77.8 75.1-80.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,020 213 13.2 10.4-16.5 807 86.8 83.5-89.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,464 292 9.2 7.7-11.0 2,172 90.8 89.0-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,163 215 6.8 5.5- 8.4 1,948 93.2 91.6-94.5
College Graduate 2,555 131 3.8 2.9- 4.9 2,424 96.2 95.1-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,005 222 14.1 11.2-17.5 783 85.9 82.5-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,355 177 9.8 7.8-12.3 1,178 90.2 87.7-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 848 100 8.6 6.6-11.2 748 91.4 88.8-93.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,055 72 4.7 3.3- 6.7 983 95.3 93.3-96.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,088 61 5.0 3.5- 7.1 1,027 95.0 92.9-96.5
$75,000+ 1,457 29 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,428 98.3 97.1-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,904 598 16.6 14.7-18.7 2,306 83.4 81.3-85.3
No 4,845 223 3.2 2.6- 3.9 4,622 96.8 96.1-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 182 10 4.5 2.1- 9.6 172 95.5 90.4-97.9
Non-Veteran 7,333 766 7.2 6.5- 8.1 6,567 92.8 91.9-93.5

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^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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