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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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
-FEMALES 7,871 5,133 66.5 64.7-68.3 1,472 18.6 17.2-20.1 1,266 14.9 13.5-16.5
RACE
White 6,235 4,197 69.6 67.6-71.5 1,079 16.6 15.2-18.2 959 13.8 12.4-15.3
African American 1,158 672 58.9 53.7-63.9 286 25.1 21.3-29.5 200 16.0 11.8-21.2
Other Minorities 439 240 57.9 50.7-64.9 102 17.6 13.5-22.5 97 24.5 18.4-31.8
AGE
18-24 186 120 63.2 52.4-72.7 35 16.8 10.7-25.5 31 20.0 12.3-31.0
25-34 752 552 73.0 67.9-77.5 116 14.6 11.4-18.5 84 12.4 8.8-17.2
35-44 1,191 851 72.3 68.4-75.8 208 17.7 14.7-21.2 132 10.0 8.0-12.4
45-54 1,462 1,006 68.0 64.4-71.5 281 20.5 17.4-23.9 175 11.5 9.4-14.0
55-64 1,610 1,097 66.9 63.5-70.2 299 20.8 17.9-24.1 214 12.2 10.2-14.6
65+ 2,590 1,452 55.4 52.5-58.3 523 20.4 18.1-22.8 615 24.2 21.7-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 964 454 50.0 43.7-56.2 252 25.6 20.8-31.0 258 24.5 19.8-29.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,339 1,401 61.2 57.3-65.1 500 19.8 17.1-22.9 438 18.9 15.5-23.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,086 1,423 69.8 66.5-73.0 379 18.3 15.7-21.2 284 11.9 9.8-14.3
College Graduate 2,472 1,848 74.8 72.1-77.2 340 15.1 13.0-17.5 284 10.2 8.6-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 975 555 57.4 51.2-63.3 225 26.4 21.1-32.6 195 16.2 12.8-20.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,301 792 59.9 54.9-64.7 272 22.3 18.5-26.6 237 17.9 14.1-22.4
$25,000- 34,999 811 523 71.6 66.8-76.0 153 14.6 11.8-18.0 135 13.8 10.6-17.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,020 681 68.0 63.5-72.2 188 19.9 16.4-23.9 151 12.1 9.6-15.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,057 786 74.8 70.4-78.7 154 13.8 11.0-17.2 117 11.4 8.5-15.1
$75,000+ 1,404 1,057 76.0 72.6-79.2 211 14.8 12.2-17.8 136 9.2 7.3-11.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,860 1,726 62.3 59.1-65.5 597 19.2 17.0-21.6 537 18.5 15.7-21.6
No 4,870 3,331 68.5 66.2-70.7 845 18.3 16.5-20.3 694 13.2 11.5-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 131 79.8 71.9-85.9 27 13.5 8.5-20.8 19 6.7 4.0-10.9
Non-Veteran 7,024 4,574 66.1 64.1-68.0 1,324 18.8 17.3-20.4 1,126 15.1 13.6-16.8

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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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