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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 12,536 11,203 85.4 83.9-86.8 711 8.1 7.1- 9.2 622 6.5 5.5- 7.7
-MALES 4,673 4,056 82.0 79.5-84.3 352 10.6 9.0-12.4 265 7.4 5.7- 9.6
RACE
White 3,746 3,373 90.5 88.9-91.8 216 5.6 4.6- 6.8 157 3.9 3.0- 5.1
African American 557 426 70.3 63.6-76.2 73 19.2 14.4-25.2 58 10.5 6.7-16.0
Other Minorities 327 225 52.4 42.1-62.6 57 24.6 17.0-34.2 45 23.0 13.8-35.7
AGE
18-24 185 130 69.0 58.7-77.7 34 15.4 10.3-22.4 21 15.6 8.8-26.2
25-34 388 321 76.1 67.6-82.9 46 14.9 10.3-21.0 21 9.0 4.1-18.6
35-44 674 587 81.6 75.7-86.4 44 10.7 6.7-16.4 43 7.7 5.1-11.5
45-54 979 896 90.2 87.2-92.6 50 5.9 4.2- 8.4 33 3.8 2.4- 6.1
55-64 1,046 952 89.7 86.2-92.4 45 6.2 3.9- 9.7 49 4.1 2.8- 5.8
65+ 1,379 1,151 83.1 79.8-86.0 131 11.4 8.9-14.6 97 5.5 4.2- 7.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 630 454 63.6 55.0-71.4 86 17.3 12.2-24.0 90 19.1 12.4-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,351 1,152 78.2 72.8-82.8 115 12.8 9.8-16.5 84 9.0 5.4-14.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 1,000 86.4 81.8-90.0 78 10.2 7.0-14.8 39 3.3 2.1- 5.2
College Graduate 1,567 1,444 90.6 88.3-92.6 71 5.5 4.0- 7.5 52 3.8 2.7- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 294 63.1 49.8-74.7 52 12.2 7.9-18.2 44 24.7 13.4-41.0
$15,000- 24,999 681 556 70.6 62.9-77.3 69 19.6 13.4-27.7 56 9.8 6.5-14.4
$25,000- 34,999 480 412 80.7 73.5-86.3 42 14.6 9.5-21.7 26 4.8 2.7- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 609 552 91.0 87.3-93.7 33 5.0 3.0- 8.2 24 3.9 2.4- 6.5
$50,000- 74,999 694 628 86.2 80.1-90.6 40 9.5 5.7-15.3 26 4.3 2.2- 8.2
$75,000+ 1,276 1,195 91.9 89.4-93.9 55 5.8 4.1- 8.1 26 2.3 1.4- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,587 1,347 82.6 78.8-85.9 135 10.7 8.3-13.7 105 6.7 4.5- 9.9
No 2,998 2,650 82.6 79.4-85.4 203 10.5 8.5-13.0 145 6.8 4.8- 9.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,456 1,291 86.5 82.2-89.9 99 9.2 6.2-13.5 66 4.3 2.8- 6.4
Non-Veteran 2,834 2,433 80.7 77.6-83.5 227 11.1 9.2-13.3 174 8.2 6.1-11.0

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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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