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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 12,499 10,855 85.7 84.3-86.9 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,082 9.8 8.7-11.0
-MALES 4,657 3,979 84.4 82.2-86.3 258 5.7 4.6- 6.9 420 10.0 8.3-11.9
RACE
White 3,732 3,257 89.3 87.6-90.8 179 3.9 3.1- 4.9 296 6.8 5.6- 8.4
African American 557 446 78.6 72.5-83.6 44 9.1 5.9-13.9 67 12.3 8.5-17.5
Other Minorities 325 244 66.4 56.0-75.5 30 11.0 6.5-18.1 51 22.6 14.6-33.1
AGE
18-24 184 150 80.0 70.0-87.3 14 7.3 3.9-13.4 20 12.6 6.6-22.8
25-34 387 327 81.5 74.3-87.0 22 4.6 2.3- 8.9 38 13.9 9.0-20.9
35-44 672 579 84.7 80.1-88.4 30 5.2 3.1- 8.5 63 10.1 7.2-14.1
45-54 979 862 87.7 84.4-90.3 45 4.4 3.1- 6.3 72 7.9 5.7-10.9
55-64 1,042 940 90.2 86.6-92.9 37 4.8 2.7- 8.4 65 5.0 3.5- 7.1
65+ 1,371 1,105 81.3 77.9-84.3 105 8.6 6.3-11.5 161 10.1 8.1-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 624 429 63.7 55.1-71.5 78 13.3 8.7-19.8 117 23.0 16.0-31.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,348 1,110 81.6 77.7-85.0 98 7.6 5.6-10.3 140 10.8 8.1-14.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,116 992 89.9 87.0-92.3 43 3.3 2.1- 5.0 81 6.8 4.9- 9.5
College Graduate 1,562 1,442 92.2 89.5-94.3 39 2.2 1.4- 3.3 81 5.6 3.8- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 276 63.6 51.9-73.8 47 16.0 9.9-24.6 67 20.5 12.1-32.7
$15,000- 24,999 674 514 70.9 63.9-77.0 68 11.1 7.3-16.5 92 18.1 13.1-24.4
$25,000- 34,999 480 417 86.8 80.8-91.2 28 6.8 3.7-12.1 35 6.4 3.7-10.7
$35,000- 49,999 606 545 93.0 90.0-95.1 17 1.5 0.9- 2.7 44 5.5 3.6- 8.4
$50,000- 74,999 692 625 89.9 85.5-93.0 22 4.2 2.1- 8.2 45 5.9 3.8- 9.1
$75,000+ 1,275 1,172 92.5 90.1-94.4 36 2.5 1.5- 3.9 67 5.0 3.5- 7.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,584 1,296 81.4 77.6-84.7 118 6.7 5.1- 8.8 170 11.9 9.1-15.4
No 2,995 2,629 86.4 83.7-88.6 131 5.0 3.7- 6.7 235 8.6 6.7-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,450 1,251 87.4 84.3-89.9 68 4.5 3.1- 6.4 131 8.1 6.1-10.8
Non-Veteran 2,825 2,403 83.9 81.2-86.3 171 6.2 4.9- 8.0 251 9.9 7.9-12.3

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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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