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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
-FEMALES 7,873 5,343 63.2 61.2-65.0 1,465 22.2 20.5-23.9 1,065 14.7 13.3-16.1
RACE
White 6,238 4,532 69.9 67.8-71.8 988 18.1 16.5-19.9 718 12.0 10.7-13.5
African American 1,157 591 46.6 41.7-51.6 329 32.8 28.0-38.0 237 20.6 16.8-25.0
Other Minorities 439 196 42.4 35.4-49.7 140 31.6 25.5-38.3 103 26.0 19.8-33.5
AGE
18-24 186 84 43.3 33.4-53.7 65 36.4 27.0-46.9 37 20.3 13.6-29.3
25-34 752 393 48.9 43.9-53.8 245 33.6 29.1-38.5 114 17.5 13.7-22.1
35-44 1,191 722 62.9 58.9-66.7 306 23.3 20.1-26.8 163 13.8 11.3-16.9
45-54 1,462 1,024 69.6 66.0-72.9 280 19.4 16.5-22.6 158 11.0 8.9-13.6
55-64 1,610 1,267 77.2 74.0-80.2 205 13.8 11.3-16.7 138 9.0 7.1-11.2
65+ 2,592 1,796 68.6 65.7-71.3 351 13.2 11.4-15.3 445 18.2 15.9-20.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 964 453 44.4 38.2-50.8 240 29.8 24.4-35.8 271 25.9 21.3-31.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,339 1,527 59.9 56.0-63.8 482 24.2 20.7-28.1 330 15.8 12.9-19.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,088 1,495 65.7 62.1-69.2 370 22.4 19.4-25.8 223 11.8 9.7-14.4
College Graduate 2,472 1,862 71.1 68.2-73.7 371 17.2 15.0-19.7 239 11.7 9.9-13.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 974 538 47.9 41.8-54.1 231 28.8 23.4-34.9 205 23.3 18.7-28.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,302 825 53.0 47.9-58.0 281 28.9 24.4-33.9 196 18.1 14.1-23.0
$25,000- 34,999 811 572 65.5 59.5-71.1 153 23.1 18.1-29.0 86 11.4 8.4-15.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,020 727 68.0 63.3-72.3 181 21.9 18.0-26.3 112 10.1 7.9-12.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,057 809 70.4 65.7-74.6 154 16.7 13.4-20.6 94 12.9 9.9-16.8
$75,000+ 1,404 1,072 75.2 71.8-78.2 214 14.9 12.5-17.7 118 9.9 7.8-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,861 1,901 61.9 58.5-65.1 538 20.9 18.3-23.7 422 17.3 14.5-20.4
No 4,871 3,365 63.8 61.4-66.1 895 22.8 20.7-25.1 611 13.3 11.9-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 178 134 72.3 61.3-81.1 28 17.6 10.6-27.6 16 10.1 5.0-19.4
Non-Veteran 7,025 4,739 62.5 60.4-64.5 1,316 22.6 20.8-24.5 970 14.9 13.5-16.5

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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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