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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 12,502 4,353 35.5 34.0-37.0 4,688 39.0 37.4-40.5 3,461 25.5 24.2-26.9
-WHITES 9,953 3,213 32.1 30.5-33.6 3,998 43.2 41.5-44.9 2,742 24.7 23.3-26.2
GENDER
Male 3,734 1,348 34.8 32.3-37.4 1,480 43.1 40.4-45.9 906 22.1 19.9-24.4
Female 6,219 1,865 29.6 27.8-31.6 2,518 43.3 41.2-45.3 1,836 27.1 25.3-29.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 45 39.7 25.7-55.6 52 41.7 28.5-56.1 26 18.6 10.0-31.9
Non-Hispanic 9,814 3,162 31.9 30.4-33.5 3,944 43.3 41.5-45.0 2,708 24.8 23.4-26.3
AGE
18-24 241 94 34.9 27.3-43.3 90 43.6 34.5-53.2 57 21.5 14.9-30.0
25-34 801 257 31.7 27.1-36.6 363 45.3 40.3-50.4 181 23.0 18.9-27.7
35-44 1,395 384 28.5 24.9-32.4 673 49.2 45.4-53.1 338 22.3 19.4-25.5
45-54 1,900 592 30.1 27.3-33.0 867 46.5 43.3-49.8 441 23.4 20.6-26.4
55-64 2,147 634 29.6 26.8-32.5 929 44.4 41.4-47.4 584 26.0 23.4-28.8
65+ 3,393 1,232 38.6 36.2-41.1 1,045 31.0 28.8-33.3 1,116 30.4 28.3-32.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,060 427 36.6 30.9-42.8 242 30.5 24.3-37.5 391 32.9 27.2-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,861 1,050 36.4 33.4-39.6 909 35.0 31.8-38.3 902 28.6 25.8-31.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,596 835 33.3 30.2-36.6 1,096 43.9 40.4-47.4 665 22.7 20.1-25.6
College Graduate 3,427 899 26.5 24.3-28.7 1,750 52.6 50.1-55.1 778 20.9 18.9-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 880 362 40.5 34.6-46.6 246 33.6 27.6-40.1 272 26.0 21.3-31.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,419 570 41.3 36.8-46.1 408 32.7 28.1-37.8 441 25.9 22.4-29.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,002 322 33.6 28.1-39.7 371 38.6 32.8-44.8 309 27.7 23.3-32.7
$35,000-49,999 1,352 432 36.4 32.1-40.9 533 40.0 35.7-44.4 387 23.6 20.6-27.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,466 429 30.4 26.9-34.2 687 47.3 43.2-51.3 350 22.3 19.2-25.8
$75,000+ 2,380 638 26.8 24.1-29.6 1,245 52.9 49.7-56.1 497 20.3 17.8-23.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,461 1,251 37.5 34.6-40.4 1,198 37.4 34.4-40.5 1,012 25.2 22.7-27.7
No 6,361 1,922 30.0 28.1-31.9 2,753 45.7 43.7-47.8 1,686 24.3 22.7-26.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,339 500 35.6 31.8-39.5 508 42.1 38.1-46.2 331 22.3 19.1-26.0
Non-Veteran 7,778 2,422 31.4 29.6-33.2 3,170 43.8 41.8-45.8 2,186 24.8 23.2-26.5

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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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