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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-FEMALES 7,863 7,147 88.6 87.0-90.1 359 5.7 4.6- 7.1 357 5.6 4.6- 6.8
RACE
White 6,230 5,801 92.7 91.2-93.9 222 3.7 2.8- 4.8 207 3.6 2.7- 4.8
African American 1,157 982 81.6 76.0-86.1 86 10.1 6.5-15.4 89 8.4 5.6-12.2
Other Minorities 437 333 69.0 61.1-75.9 47 11.4 7.3-17.3 57 19.6 13.7-27.3
AGE
18-24 186 139 69.9 59.0-79.0 27 16.4 9.4-27.2 20 13.7 7.9-22.5
25-34 750 673 86.0 81.2-89.7 39 6.3 4.1- 9.6 38 7.6 4.7-12.1
35-44 1,191 1,110 93.2 90.3-95.3 44 3.6 2.0- 6.5 37 3.2 2.1- 4.8
45-54 1,460 1,375 93.0 90.4-95.0 47 3.9 2.4- 6.3 38 3.1 2.0- 4.8
55-64 1,609 1,526 94.6 92.5-96.1 40 2.7 1.7- 4.5 43 2.7 1.7- 4.3
65+ 2,587 2,254 87.6 85.5-89.4 156 5.7 4.5- 7.1 177 6.7 5.3- 8.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 959 745 73.9 68.0-79.1 100 12.4 8.7-17.4 114 13.7 9.9-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,337 2,086 84.1 79.5-87.8 128 8.5 5.7-12.7 123 7.3 5.0-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,086 1,949 91.7 89.3-93.6 78 4.5 3.1- 6.4 59 3.8 2.6- 5.6
College Graduate 2,471 2,358 95.7 94.3-96.8 53 1.8 1.2- 2.7 60 2.5 1.6- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 974 800 77.4 70.9-82.8 78 11.5 7.1-18.1 96 11.1 7.9-15.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,299 1,161 84.6 79.4-88.6 77 6.7 4.6- 9.7 61 8.7 5.3-13.9
$25,000- 34,999 811 764 92.7 89.0-95.2 22 3.2 1.7- 6.2 25 4.0 2.3- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,019 968 94.5 91.8-96.3 23 2.1 1.0- 4.1 28 3.5 2.1- 5.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,055 1,017 94.9 91.9-96.9 19 1.8 1.0- 3.2 19 3.3 1.7- 6.4
$75,000+ 1,404 1,343 95.4 93.6-96.7 31 2.4 1.5- 3.8 30 2.2 1.4- 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,858 2,547 87.5 84.4-90.1 162 5.6 4.4- 7.2 149 6.8 4.6- 9.9
No 4,869 4,495 89.5 87.5-91.3 184 5.5 4.1- 7.4 190 5.0 4.0- 6.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 166 93.2 84.8-97.1 6 2.4 0.8- 7.2 5 4.4 1.3-13.5
Non-Veteran 7,017 6,369 88.5 86.6-90.1 330 6.0 4.8- 7.5 318 5.5 4.5- 6.9

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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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