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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,142 1,589 8.7 7.9- 9.6 11,553 91.3 90.4-92.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 351 54 8.8 6.4-12.1 297 91.2 87.9-93.6
Buncombe 398 42 7.1 5.0- 9.9 356 92.9 90.1-95.0
Cabarrus 347 24 4.5 2.8- 7.3 323 95.5 92.7-97.2
Catawba 365 41 8.1 5.7-11.4 324 91.9 88.6-94.3
Cumberland 382 58 10.4 7.6-14.0 324 89.6 86.0-92.4
Davidson 408 58 9.2 6.8-12.3 350 90.8 87.7-93.2
Durham 416 41 7.3 4.6-11.6 375 92.7 88.4-95.4
Forsyth 380 37 5.9 4.1- 8.5 343 94.1 91.5-95.9
Gaston 344 47 10.8 7.5-15.3 297 89.2 84.7-92.5
Guilford 425 59 10.3 7.4-14.2 366 89.7 85.8-92.6
Iredell 437 43 5.9 4.2- 8.2 394 94.1 91.8-95.8
Johnston 367 51 8.0 5.7-11.1 316 92.0 88.9-94.3
Mecklenburg 612 48 5.7 3.8- 8.3 564 94.3 91.7-96.2
New Hanover 411 52 10.5 6.9-15.5 359 89.5 84.5-93.1
Onslow 380 45 7.6 5.5-10.4 335 92.4 89.6-94.5
Orange 366 30 5.1 3.3- 7.6 336 94.9 92.4-96.7
Pitt 366 39 7.6 4.9-11.7 327 92.4 88.3-95.1
Randolph 353 42 7.9 5.4-11.4 311 92.1 88.6-94.6
Robeson 370 44 7.9 5.4-11.4 326 92.1 88.6-94.6
Rowan 434 60 8.4 6.2-11.3 374 91.6 88.7-93.8
Union 366 35 6.0 3.9- 8.9 331 94.0 91.1-96.1
Wake 603 55 5.5 4.0- 7.4 548 94.5 92.6-96.0
Wayne 381 58 9.6 7.1-12.8 323 90.4 87.2-92.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,620 482 11.2 9.1-13.8 3,138 88.8 86.2-90.9
Piedmont 6,731 730 7.4 6.5- 8.3 6,001 92.6 91.7-93.5
Western NC 2,791 377 9.5 8.2-10.9 2,414 90.5 89.1-91.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,900 257 9.1 7.9-10.6 1,643 90.9 89.4-92.1
Northwest 2,994 372 8.6 7.3-10.1 2,622 91.4 89.9-92.7
Charlotte 1,789 166 6.2 4.9- 7.7 1,623 93.8 92.3-95.1
Greensboro 1,634 191 9.0 6.7-12.0 1,443 91.0 88.0-93.3
Southern Regional 1,184 157 10.2 8.0-13.0 1,027 89.8 87.0-92.0
Coastal 566 70 15.6 8.2-27.6 496 84.4 72.4-91.8
Wake 1,507 166 6.7 5.4- 8.3 1,341 93.3 91.7-94.6
Area L 139 19 8.4 4.9-14.1 120 91.6 85.9-95.1
Eastern 1,429 191 11.2 8.1-15.3 1,238 88.8 84.7-91.9

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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