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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 12,541 3,992 34.2 32.7-35.8 5,186 39.7 38.2-41.2 3,363 26.1 24.7-27.6
-WHITES 9,978 3,064 32.8 31.2-34.5 4,244 41.7 40.1-43.4 2,670 25.4 24.0-27.0
GENDER
Male 3,744 1,272 36.1 33.4-38.8 1,564 40.9 38.2-43.6 908 23.1 20.8-25.4
Female 6,234 1,792 29.9 28.0-31.9 2,680 42.5 40.5-44.6 1,762 27.6 25.7-29.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 35 43.3 28.8-59.1 47 31.1 20.6-43.9 41 25.6 15.5-39.2
Non-Hispanic 9,839 3,026 32.6 31.0-34.2 4,189 41.9 40.3-43.6 2,624 25.4 24.0-27.0
AGE
18-24 241 102 39.0 30.8-47.8 82 37.6 28.9-47.3 57 23.4 16.3-32.4
25-34 804 316 39.7 34.8-44.8 298 34.7 30.3-39.5 190 25.6 21.2-30.4
35-44 1,398 449 34.6 30.9-38.6 628 43.6 39.9-47.4 321 21.8 18.9-25.0
45-54 1,905 628 32.9 29.9-36.0 838 43.3 40.2-46.5 439 23.8 21.1-26.7
55-64 2,149 660 28.7 26.0-31.4 933 45.9 42.8-49.0 556 25.4 22.9-28.2
65+ 3,405 884 25.8 23.7-28.0 1,437 42.6 40.2-45.0 1,084 31.6 29.4-34.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,067 255 26.7 21.4-32.8 414 37.1 31.2-43.3 398 36.2 30.0-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,869 869 32.8 29.7-36.0 1,151 39.1 35.9-42.3 849 28.2 25.4-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,601 837 34.9 31.7-38.3 1,112 42.0 38.6-45.5 652 23.0 20.4-25.9
College Graduate 3,432 1,101 33.0 30.6-35.4 1,562 44.8 42.4-47.3 769 22.2 20.2-24.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 881 261 35.3 29.3-41.7 355 42.0 36.0-48.3 265 22.7 18.5-27.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,426 456 34.9 30.3-39.8 566 39.7 35.3-44.3 404 25.4 21.7-29.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,004 303 32.3 26.7-38.5 428 43.5 37.6-49.5 273 24.2 20.0-29.0
$35,000-49,999 1,356 420 34.0 29.9-38.4 569 39.1 34.9-43.5 367 26.9 23.3-30.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,470 464 32.4 28.6-36.4 652 43.2 39.2-47.2 354 24.5 21.2-28.0
$75,000+ 2,381 765 33.2 30.3-36.2 1,081 44.1 41.0-47.4 535 22.7 20.0-25.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,465 1,023 31.6 28.8-34.5 1,471 42.7 39.7-45.8 971 25.7 23.2-28.3
No 6,365 2,003 33.4 31.5-35.4 2,721 41.6 39.7-43.7 1,641 24.9 23.2-26.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,341 448 34.0 30.1-38.0 564 40.6 36.7-44.6 329 25.5 22.0-29.2
Non-Veteran 7,797 2,374 32.8 30.9-34.7 3,313 41.8 39.9-43.7 2,110 25.4 23.7-27.2

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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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