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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 12,499 10,855 85.7 84.3-86.9 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,082 9.8 8.7-11.0
-FEMALES 7,842 6,876 86.9 85.2-88.4 304 3.6 2.9- 4.4 662 9.5 8.2-11.2
RACE
White 6,219 5,545 89.8 88.2-91.2 206 2.5 2.0- 3.1 468 7.7 6.5- 9.3
African American 1,149 962 80.7 75.2-85.3 69 7.3 5.0-10.7 118 11.9 8.0-17.5
Other Minorities 435 337 76.4 69.6-82.1 28 4.5 2.8- 7.3 70 19.1 13.7-25.9
AGE
18-24 185 155 77.8 65.9-86.3 3 1.6 0.5- 5.2 27 20.6 12.2-32.6
25-34 747 664 86.4 81.8-90.0 22 2.6 1.5- 4.6 61 10.9 7.6-15.5
35-44 1,189 1,054 89.5 86.5-92.0 35 3.4 1.8- 6.5 100 7.0 5.4- 9.0
45-54 1,456 1,314 89.0 86.0-91.5 58 4.6 2.9- 7.1 84 6.4 4.6- 8.8
55-64 1,607 1,481 92.9 91.1-94.3 38 2.0 1.4- 3.0 88 5.1 3.8- 6.7
65+ 2,579 2,139 82.7 80.1-84.9 144 5.7 4.5- 7.1 296 11.7 9.7-14.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 954 687 70.7 64.5-76.2 79 7.0 4.8- 9.9 188 22.3 17.1-28.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,329 1,986 82.7 78.4-86.3 128 4.8 3.6- 6.3 215 12.5 9.1-17.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,082 1,870 89.3 86.8-91.3 63 3.1 2.0- 4.7 149 7.6 5.9- 9.8
College Graduate 2,467 2,324 94.6 92.8-95.9 34 1.7 0.8- 3.3 109 3.8 2.8- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 971 749 75.8 69.8-80.8 76 7.1 4.6-10.8 146 17.1 12.6-22.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,296 1,118 84.9 80.5-88.4 57 3.7 2.6- 5.2 121 11.5 8.1-15.9
$25,000- 34,999 807 727 88.6 81.6-93.1 24 2.4 1.5- 3.9 56 9.0 4.8-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,016 923 91.2 88.3-93.4 23 2.5 1.4- 4.5 70 6.3 4.5- 8.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,054 993 95.2 93.2-96.7 18 1.2 0.6- 2.5 43 3.6 2.3- 5.5
$75,000+ 1,403 1,320 93.9 91.3-95.8 21 2.1 0.9- 4.8 62 4.0 2.7- 5.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,854 2,383 82.9 79.8-85.6 162 4.8 3.8- 6.2 309 12.3 9.7-15.3
No 4,866 4,400 88.8 86.6-90.6 134 3.0 2.2- 4.0 332 8.2 6.6-10.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 159 93.7 89.3-96.3 4 1.3 0.5- 3.7 14 5.0 2.7- 9.1
Non-Veteran 6,999 6,136 86.6 84.7-88.2 280 3.7 3.0- 4.6 583 9.7 8.2-11.5

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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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