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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 3,992 34.2 32.7-35.8 5,186 39.7 38.2-41.2 3,363 26.1 24.7-27.6
-MALES 4,673 1,619 36.7 34.2-39.2 1,900 38.7 36.3-41.2 1,154 24.6 22.4-27.0
RACE
White 3,744 1,272 36.1 33.4-38.8 1,564 40.9 38.2-43.6 908 23.1 20.8-25.4
African American 558 204 37.2 31.1-43.8 210 37.6 31.5-44.1 144 25.2 19.9-31.3
Other Minorities 328 131 39.6 29.8-50.3 107 28.7 20.9-38.1 90 31.6 22.3-42.7
AGE
18-24 186 72 35.2 26.3-45.3 67 34.0 24.5-45.0 47 30.8 21.1-42.6
25-34 389 172 46.0 38.5-53.8 136 31.8 25.5-38.8 81 22.2 16.6-29.0
35-44 674 261 39.3 33.9-45.0 268 39.1 34.0-44.4 145 21.6 17.5-26.3
45-54 979 360 34.8 30.7-39.3 399 42.3 37.8-47.0 220 22.8 19.3-26.8
55-64 1,045 350 33.1 29.1-37.3 435 44.3 40.0-48.8 260 22.6 19.2-26.3
65+ 1,378 397 28.9 25.6-32.5 585 40.7 37.0-44.5 396 30.4 26.9-34.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 177 27.7 21.5-34.9 238 32.4 25.5-40.2 215 39.9 31.3-49.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,352 487 38.4 33.5-43.6 515 36.4 31.8-41.2 350 25.3 21.4-29.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 393 39.7 34.6-45.2 464 40.5 35.3-45.9 260 19.8 16.5-23.6
College Graduate 1,566 561 36.9 33.4-40.6 678 42.6 39.1-46.2 327 20.5 17.6-23.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 126 37.2 26.5-49.4 156 34.6 25.4-45.2 108 28.2 19.3-39.1
$15,000- 24,999 682 238 39.1 32.2-46.5 250 33.8 27.9-40.2 194 27.1 21.7-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 480 169 35.1 27.8-43.1 208 47.0 38.6-55.6 103 17.9 13.1-24.0
$35,000- 49,999 608 216 41.1 34.9-47.6 239 33.6 28.4-39.3 153 25.3 20.2-31.1
$50,000- 74,999 694 257 36.6 31.0-42.7 286 42.0 36.1-48.2 151 21.3 17.1-26.3
$75,000+ 1,276 450 37.1 32.9-41.5 556 43.3 38.9-47.8 270 19.6 16.4-23.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,586 521 34.6 30.5-39.0 652 40.5 36.0-45.1 413 24.9 21.3-28.9
No 2,997 1,074 38.5 35.5-41.7 1,215 38.4 35.5-41.4 708 23.1 20.5-25.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,454 510 37.2 32.8-41.8 584 38.4 34.4-42.6 360 24.4 21.0-28.1
Non-Veteran 2,836 988 36.6 33.5-39.8 1,159 38.5 35.4-41.7 689 24.9 22.0-28.0

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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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