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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 3,992 34.2 32.7-35.8 5,186 39.7 38.2-41.2 3,363 26.1 24.7-27.6
-FEMALES 7,868 2,373 31.9 30.2-33.8 3,286 40.6 38.8-42.4 2,209 27.5 25.7-29.3
RACE
White 6,234 1,792 29.9 28.0-31.9 2,680 42.5 40.5-44.6 1,762 27.6 25.7-29.5
African American 1,158 417 35.8 31.2-40.7 440 37.5 33.0-42.3 301 26.6 21.9-32.0
Other Minorities 437 147 43.0 35.8-50.6 155 27.1 21.8-33.0 135 29.9 23.7-36.9
AGE
18-24 186 82 40.7 31.3-50.9 55 28.1 20.1-37.8 49 31.2 21.8-42.4
25-34 751 287 36.4 31.9-41.2 265 34.8 30.2-39.7 199 28.8 24.3-33.8
35-44 1,191 377 34.5 30.4-38.8 541 43.9 39.8-48.0 273 21.7 18.7-25.0
45-54 1,461 457 30.8 27.5-34.4 657 44.2 40.5-47.9 347 25.0 21.8-28.4
55-64 1,610 495 27.8 24.9-30.9 680 44.2 40.7-47.8 435 28.0 24.9-31.2
65+ 2,589 647 25.0 22.5-27.6 1,064 43.1 40.2-46.0 878 32.0 29.3-34.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 962 232 30.5 24.7-37.1 364 36.8 30.9-43.1 366 32.7 27.5-38.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,338 683 30.4 27.2-33.7 932 38.5 35.0-42.0 723 31.2 27.4-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,087 661 33.2 29.7-36.8 876 40.2 36.8-43.7 550 26.6 23.4-30.1
College Graduate 2,471 793 32.9 30.1-35.7 1,110 44.1 41.3-47.0 568 23.0 20.7-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 974 297 35.3 29.3-41.7 380 41.0 35.1-47.3 297 23.7 19.5-28.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,301 414 32.6 28.3-37.1 511 38.6 34.0-43.4 376 28.8 24.2-33.9
$25,000- 34,999 811 247 35.9 29.7-42.7 328 38.4 33.1-44.0 236 25.7 21.4-30.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,020 313 30.6 26.4-35.1 428 43.2 38.2-48.3 279 26.3 22.5-30.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,056 338 33.3 29.0-37.8 460 40.2 35.9-44.7 258 26.5 22.6-30.9
$75,000+ 1,404 433 32.3 28.8-36.0 649 43.6 39.9-47.4 322 24.1 20.7-27.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,860 825 30.5 27.5-33.7 1,193 40.6 37.6-43.7 842 28.9 25.9-32.1
No 4,869 1,511 32.3 30.2-34.5 2,043 41.0 38.7-43.3 1,315 26.7 24.6-28.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 62 39.1 28.5-50.8 77 36.6 27.4-46.9 38 24.3 15.8-35.5
Non-Veteran 7,021 2,104 31.9 30.0-33.8 2,927 40.6 38.6-42.5 1,990 27.6 25.7-29.5

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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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