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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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
-MALES 4,675 2,922 63.4 60.9-65.9 1,068 22.3 20.3-24.4 685 14.3 12.5-16.4
RACE
White 3,746 2,414 68.4 65.9-70.8 819 20.1 18.1-22.4 513 11.4 10.0-13.1
African American 558 319 54.8 48.1-61.2 139 27.3 21.8-33.6 100 17.9 13.4-23.5
Other Minorities 328 165 49.2 38.8-59.6 99 25.4 18.5-33.7 64 25.5 16.8-36.7
AGE
18-24 186 122 63.7 52.6-73.4 39 19.9 13.0-29.2 25 16.4 9.3-27.4
25-34 389 262 67.2 59.9-73.8 82 19.1 14.3-25.1 45 13.7 9.1-20.2
35-44 674 460 64.3 58.8-69.5 136 23.8 19.2-29.0 78 11.9 8.9-15.8
45-54 979 656 66.5 61.8-70.9 203 22.4 18.5-26.9 120 11.1 8.7-14.1
55-64 1,046 679 65.1 60.8-69.1 225 21.2 18.0-24.8 142 13.7 10.8-17.2
65+ 1,379 733 51.8 47.9-55.6 374 27.1 23.8-30.7 272 21.1 18.0-24.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 631 291 48.0 39.7-56.5 174 24.7 18.8-31.8 166 27.3 19.7-36.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,352 824 59.3 54.3-64.1 306 24.7 20.5-29.4 222 16.0 12.9-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 755 70.0 65.3-74.3 253 20.4 16.7-24.6 109 9.6 7.2-12.6
College Graduate 1,567 1,048 69.5 66.2-72.6 333 20.4 17.7-23.3 186 10.1 8.2-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 198 52.0 40.8-63.0 113 23.3 16.8-31.5 79 24.6 15.6-36.7
$15,000- 24,999 682 378 52.4 45.5-59.3 178 29.4 23.3-36.4 126 18.1 13.8-23.4
$25,000- 34,999 480 280 56.7 47.9-65.1 122 29.8 21.6-39.5 78 13.5 9.4-19.1
$35,000- 49,999 609 391 68.2 62.6-73.3 133 18.7 14.9-23.3 85 13.1 9.8-17.4
$50,000- 74,999 694 475 70.4 64.9-75.3 139 18.7 14.8-23.4 80 10.9 7.9-14.8
$75,000+ 1,276 887 70.9 66.8-74.7 261 20.3 17.0-24.0 128 8.8 6.8-11.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,587 960 63.5 59.1-67.7 365 21.2 18.0-24.8 262 15.3 12.3-19.0
No 2,998 1,918 64.4 61.4-67.3 682 22.7 20.2-25.4 398 12.9 11.0-15.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,456 896 64.5 60.4-68.3 341 21.6 18.6-24.9 219 13.9 11.3-17.0
Non-Veteran 2,836 1,795 63.2 60.0-66.3 635 22.6 20.0-25.4 406 14.2 11.9-16.8

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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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