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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke-WHITES

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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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
-WHITES 9,981 6,611 69.0 67.5-70.6 1,898 18.3 17.0-19.6 1,472 12.7 11.7-13.8
GENDER
Male 3,746 2,414 68.4 65.9-70.8 819 20.1 18.1-22.4 513 11.4 10.0-13.1
Female 6,235 4,197 69.6 67.6-71.5 1,079 16.6 15.2-18.2 959 13.8 12.4-15.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 75 70.8 57.6-81.2 27 14.5 8.7-23.1 21 14.8 7.2-28.0
Non-Hispanic 9,842 6,527 69.0 67.5-70.6 1,868 18.4 17.1-19.7 1,447 12.6 11.6-13.7
AGE
18-24 241 168 70.0 61.0-77.6 43 19.7 13.2-28.3 30 10.4 6.4-16.3
25-34 804 600 73.5 68.7-77.9 124 15.0 11.9-18.8 80 11.5 8.3-15.7
35-44 1,398 1,041 75.6 72.2-78.7 216 15.4 12.8-18.4 141 9.0 7.2-11.3
45-54 1,905 1,340 72.1 69.2-74.8 344 17.4 15.2-19.9 221 10.5 8.8-12.4
55-64 2,150 1,489 69.5 66.6-72.2 390 18.6 16.4-21.0 271 11.9 10.1-14.0
65+ 3,407 1,920 55.4 52.9-57.8 768 23.4 21.4-25.6 719 21.2 19.2-23.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,068 524 56.9 50.7-62.9 274 22.9 18.4-28.0 270 20.2 16.3-24.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,870 1,773 63.6 60.2-66.8 595 19.8 17.1-22.7 502 16.6 14.2-19.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,600 1,806 71.6 68.5-74.5 485 18.3 15.8-21.1 309 10.1 8.5-12.0
College Graduate 3,434 2,503 74.8 72.7-76.8 543 15.9 14.2-17.7 388 9.4 8.2-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 881 516 62.2 56.1-67.8 204 24.0 19.0-29.8 161 13.9 10.9-17.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,425 875 63.3 58.7-67.6 305 20.6 17.2-24.6 245 16.1 13.0-19.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 636 67.6 61.6-73.1 203 19.4 14.4-25.6 165 13.0 10.1-16.5
$35,000-49,999 1,357 909 70.4 66.7-74.0 247 16.6 14.0-19.6 201 12.9 10.6-15.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,471 1,054 72.8 69.1-76.2 249 17.0 14.2-20.2 168 10.2 8.1-12.8
$75,000+ 2,381 1,746 74.3 71.5-77.0 407 16.8 14.6-19.3 228 8.8 7.3-10.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,466 2,154 66.5 63.8-69.2 729 18.8 16.8-20.9 583 14.7 12.6-17.0
No 6,366 4,373 70.4 68.4-72.2 1,144 18.1 16.5-19.9 849 11.5 10.4-12.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,343 839 66.6 62.9-70.2 308 21.2 18.3-24.5 196 12.2 10.0-14.8
Non-Veteran 7,798 5,230 69.3 67.5-71.1 1,419 18.0 16.5-19.5 1,149 12.7 11.5-14.0

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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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