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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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
-MALES 4,674 4,372 91.7 89.6-93.4 167 3.9 3.0- 5.0 135 4.4 3.0- 6.4
RACE
White 3,746 3,574 96.3 95.3-97.1 99 2.1 1.6- 2.9 73 1.6 1.1- 2.4
African American 558 486 86.6 81.0-90.8 37 6.6 4.0-10.7 35 6.8 3.8-11.8
Other Minorities 328 273 74.8 63.2-83.7 30 10.0 5.8-16.8 25 15.2 7.6-27.9
AGE
18-24 186 173 86.1 73.4-93.3 6 2.5 1.1- 5.5 7 11.4 4.7-25.1
25-34 389 370 93.7 88.9-96.5 13 3.4 1.6- 7.0 6 2.9 1.1- 7.4
35-44 674 631 90.5 85.7-93.7 23 5.7 3.2-10.1 20 3.9 2.1- 7.1
45-54 979 943 95.1 92.5-96.8 17 2.5 1.3- 4.5 19 2.5 1.3- 4.5
55-64 1,046 993 94.5 91.2-96.6 29 3.3 1.8- 5.8 24 2.2 1.0- 5.1
65+ 1,378 1,242 88.8 85.5-91.5 78 6.0 4.1- 8.6 58 5.2 3.4- 7.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 631 521 72.9 63.2-80.9 53 11.2 7.0-17.4 57 15.9 9.1-26.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,352 1,259 92.3 89.0-94.7 44 2.8 1.8- 4.4 49 4.8 2.8- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 1,059 94.8 92.4-96.5 39 3.6 2.3- 5.5 19 1.6 0.8- 3.5
College Graduate 1,567 1,528 97.8 96.6-98.6 29 1.6 1.0- 2.6 10 0.6 0.3- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 328 82.6 72.6-89.5 30 6.1 3.5-10.7 31 11.3 5.5-21.8
$15,000- 24,999 682 615 83.4 76.3-88.7 33 8.9 5.0-15.2 34 7.8 4.4-13.4
$25,000- 34,999 480 445 90.5 84.6-94.3 22 5.2 2.8- 9.4 13 4.3 1.8-10.0
$35,000- 49,999 609 576 95.2 92.1-97.1 21 2.7 1.4- 5.2 12 2.2 1.0- 4.6
$50,000- 74,999 694 673 97.4 95.3-98.6 16 2.3 1.1- 4.5 5 0.3 0.1- 0.8
$75,000+ 1,276 1,250 97.9 96.4-98.8 18 1.7 0.9- 3.2 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,586 1,454 91.0 87.4-93.7 68 4.3 2.7- 6.5 64 4.7 2.7- 8.1
No 2,998 2,844 93.2 91.0-94.9 92 3.7 2.6- 5.1 62 3.1 1.9- 5.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,456 1,374 94.7 92.4-96.4 50 2.9 1.8- 4.7 32 2.3 1.2- 4.3
Non-Veteran 2,835 2,636 90.7 87.9-92.9 109 4.4 3.2- 5.9 90 4.9 3.1- 7.7

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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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