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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-MALES

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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 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
-MALES 4,678 2,504 47.5 45.0-50.1 1,478 36.3 33.8-38.9 696 16.2 14.1-18.5
RACE
White 3,749 2,099 52.8 50.0-55.5 1,152 35.5 32.8-38.3 498 11.7 10.3-13.4
African American 558 245 41.2 34.9-47.7 199 37.8 31.9-44.1 114 21.0 15.8-27.5
Other Minorities 328 138 28.1 21.1-36.4 113 37.6 28.0-48.2 77 34.3 24.2-46.1
AGE
18-24 186 68 35.3 25.7-46.2 89 43.5 33.5-54.1 29 21.2 12.6-33.4
25-34 389 152 34.2 27.8-41.3 171 47.8 40.3-55.5 66 17.9 12.7-24.8
35-44 675 299 42.1 36.8-47.6 274 41.2 35.9-46.6 102 16.7 12.5-22.0
45-54 980 546 56.2 51.7-60.7 316 33.0 28.8-37.3 118 10.8 8.5-13.7
55-64 1,047 655 63.7 59.3-67.8 277 25.3 21.8-29.2 115 11.0 8.2-14.5
65+ 1,379 773 54.9 51.0-58.7 343 24.3 21.2-27.7 263 20.8 17.6-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 255 35.0 28.0-42.6 207 34.6 27.1-42.8 168 30.5 22.3-40.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,353 664 43.6 38.7-48.6 466 39.6 34.7-44.6 223 16.9 13.6-20.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 637 49.5 44.2-54.8 352 37.4 32.4-42.6 131 13.2 9.5-18.0
College Graduate 1,567 945 55.9 52.2-59.6 451 33.3 29.7-37.0 171 10.9 8.8-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 160 32.5 24.2-42.2 144 37.8 27.1-49.7 86 29.7 19.9-41.8
$15,000- 24,999 682 330 38.1 31.8-44.7 230 41.4 34.7-48.5 122 20.5 15.0-27.3
$25,000- 34,999 480 239 45.0 36.6-53.7 167 40.2 32.4-48.4 74 14.8 10.5-20.5
$35,000- 49,999 609 344 58.5 52.2-64.4 183 29.8 24.3-36.0 82 11.7 8.6-15.9
$50,000- 74,999 696 418 55.5 49.3-61.5 196 32.8 27.1-39.0 82 11.8 8.3-16.4
$75,000+ 1,277 743 52.4 47.9-56.9 399 36.8 32.4-41.3 135 10.8 8.3-14.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,588 875 51.6 47.1-56.1 452 33.0 29.0-37.3 261 15.4 12.4-18.9
No 2,997 1,600 47.2 44.1-50.3 995 37.8 34.7-41.0 402 15.0 12.6-17.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,457 890 56.4 51.8-60.8 381 28.7 24.9-32.9 186 14.9 11.2-19.6
Non-Veteran 2,838 1,409 44.3 41.1-47.5 980 39.1 35.9-42.4 449 16.7 14.1-19.6

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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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