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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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
-FEMALES 7,867 7,445 94.6 93.4-95.5 220 2.7 2.1- 3.5 202 2.7 2.0- 3.8
RACE
White 6,235 5,972 96.3 95.2-97.2 144 1.8 1.4- 2.4 119 1.8 1.2- 2.9
African American 1,156 1,059 92.3 88.8-94.8 46 4.0 2.5- 6.4 51 3.7 2.0- 6.9
Other Minorities 437 377 84.6 77.4-89.8 29 5.5 3.4- 8.7 31 9.9 5.4-17.6
AGE
18-24 186 177 91.9 81.9-96.6 4 3.3 0.9-11.4 5 4.8 1.5-14.7
25-34 751 723 94.1 89.7-96.7 14 1.9 1.0- 3.7 14 4.0 1.8- 8.7
35-44 1,191 1,154 97.1 95.6-98.1 25 2.0 1.2- 3.5 12 0.8 0.4- 1.6
45-54 1,461 1,414 96.4 94.1-97.8 28 2.6 1.3- 4.9 19 1.1 0.6- 1.9
55-64 1,610 1,556 96.8 95.4-97.8 26 1.4 0.8- 2.3 28 1.8 1.1- 3.0
65+ 2,588 2,346 90.3 88.1-92.1 121 5.0 3.8- 6.6 121 4.7 3.4- 6.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 961 813 85.4 80.9-89.0 77 6.5 4.5- 9.3 71 8.1 5.3-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,338 2,192 91.9 88.3-94.5 74 3.5 2.2- 5.8 72 4.5 2.5- 8.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,087 2,012 96.6 95.0-97.8 46 2.5 1.5- 4.1 29 0.8 0.5- 1.4
College Graduate 2,471 2,418 98.6 97.9-99.0 23 0.7 0.4- 1.3 30 0.7 0.5- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 973 862 86.5 80.5-90.8 54 8.9 5.2-15.0 57 4.6 2.8- 7.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,301 1,221 90.7 86.1-93.9 41 3.0 1.9- 4.9 39 6.2 3.4-11.1
$25,000- 34,999 811 778 96.6 94.7-97.9 19 1.7 0.9- 3.2 14 1.6 0.8- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,020 994 98.2 96.9-99.0 12 1.0 0.4- 2.2 14 0.8 0.4- 1.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,056 1,044 99.0 97.8-99.6 6 0.6 0.1- 2.0 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1
$75,000+ 1,404 1,391 99.1 98.3-99.6 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,858 2,643 92.3 89.4-94.4 104 2.7 2.0- 3.6 111 5.0 3.1- 8.1
No 4,869 4,681 95.6 94.3-96.6 109 2.7 1.9- 3.9 79 1.6 1.1- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 174 98.9 95.4-99.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
Non-Veteran 7,020 6,630 94.3 93.0-95.4 204 2.8 2.2- 3.7 186 2.9 2.0- 4.0

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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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