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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,219 795 4.4 3.9- 5.0 12,424 95.6 95.0-96.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 353 22 3.6 2.3- 5.8 331 96.4 94.2-97.7
Buncombe 399 20 3.2 1.9- 5.2 379 96.8 94.8-98.1
Cabarrus 350 9 1.7 0.8- 3.4 341 98.3 96.6-99.2
Catawba 366 22 4.4 2.8- 6.9 344 95.6 93.1-97.2
Cumberland 381 30 5.4 3.6- 8.1 351 94.6 91.9-96.4
Davidson 411 34 5.7 3.8- 8.4 377 94.3 91.6-96.2
Durham 417 17 2.7 1.4- 5.1 400 97.3 94.9-98.6
Forsyth 381 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 365 97.1 95.1-98.3
Gaston 350 26 5.5 3.4- 8.9 324 94.5 91.1-96.6
Guilford 425 32 5.6 3.7- 8.4 393 94.4 91.6-96.3
Iredell 437 19 2.7 1.6- 4.5 418 97.3 95.5-98.4
Johnston 369 30 4.2 2.7- 6.5 339 95.8 93.5-97.3
Mecklenburg 615 24 3.0 1.8- 4.8 591 97.0 95.2-98.2
New Hanover 413 27 6.0 3.3-10.8 386 94.0 89.2-96.7
Onslow 382 22 3.6 2.3- 5.6 360 96.4 94.4-97.7
Orange 369 10 1.8 0.9- 3.5 359 98.2 96.5-99.1
Pitt 370 15 3.6 1.6- 7.8 355 96.4 92.2-98.4
Randolph 358 22 3.5 2.2- 5.7 336 96.5 94.3-97.8
Robeson 371 23 4.4 2.6- 7.2 348 95.6 92.8-97.4
Rowan 435 29 3.5 2.3- 5.2 406 96.5 94.8-97.7
Union 367 19 3.7 2.1- 6.5 348 96.3 93.5-97.9
Wake 603 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7 579 97.7 96.3-98.6
Wayne 385 29 5.0 3.3- 7.6 356 95.0 92.4-96.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,645 243 5.9 4.6- 7.7 3,402 94.1 92.3-95.4
Piedmont 6,763 358 3.7 3.1- 4.3 6,405 96.3 95.7-96.9
Western NC 2,811 194 4.6 3.9- 5.4 2,617 95.4 94.6-96.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,915 134 4.7 3.8- 5.8 1,781 95.3 94.2-96.2
Northwest 3,005 189 4.6 3.6- 5.8 2,816 95.4 94.2-96.4
Charlotte 1,803 86 3.3 2.4- 4.3 1,717 96.7 95.7-97.6
Greensboro 1,644 89 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,555 96.1 94.8-97.1
Southern Regional 1,186 80 5.7 4.0- 8.0 1,106 94.3 92.0-96.0
Coastal 572 37 6.7 3.7-11.9 535 93.3 88.1-96.3
Wake 1,511 82 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,429 96.7 95.5-97.6
Area L 141 11 5.4 2.7-10.6 130 94.6 89.4-97.3
Eastern 1,442 87 5.9 3.4-10.2 1,355 94.1 89.8-96.6

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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.

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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