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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 12,499 10,855 85.7 84.3-86.9 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,082 9.8 8.7-11.0
-WHITES 9,951 8,802 89.6 88.4-90.6 385 3.1 2.7- 3.7 764 7.3 6.4- 8.4
GENDER
Male 3,732 3,257 89.3 87.6-90.8 179 3.9 3.1- 4.9 296 6.8 5.6- 8.4
Female 6,219 5,545 89.8 88.2-91.2 206 2.5 2.0- 3.1 468 7.7 6.5- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 103 87.0 73.7-94.1 5 1.7 0.6- 5.4 15 11.3 4.6-25.0
Non-Hispanic 9,812 8,687 89.6 88.5-90.6 380 3.2 2.7- 3.7 745 7.2 6.3- 8.3
AGE
18-24 241 209 86.6 79.3-91.6 9 3.2 1.5- 6.8 23 10.1 5.7-17.4
25-34 801 731 89.1 84.8-92.2 16 1.9 1.0- 3.5 54 9.1 6.1-13.3
35-44 1,395 1,254 91.3 88.9-93.2 41 2.8 1.6- 4.7 100 5.9 4.5- 7.8
45-54 1,900 1,722 90.6 88.4-92.4 68 3.0 2.2- 4.2 110 6.4 4.8- 8.4
55-64 2,146 1,991 94.3 93.0-95.4 49 1.9 1.4- 2.7 106 3.8 2.9- 5.0
65+ 3,393 2,828 84.5 82.7-86.2 197 5.6 4.6- 6.8 368 9.9 8.6-11.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,059 785 76.3 70.4-81.3 90 6.7 4.4-10.2 184 17.0 12.6-22.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,861 2,445 86.5 84.0-88.6 158 4.6 3.6- 5.8 258 8.9 7.0-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,597 2,346 91.4 89.5-92.9 79 2.5 1.7- 3.5 172 6.2 4.9- 7.8
College Graduate 3,425 3,218 94.2 92.6-95.5 58 1.5 1.1- 2.2 149 4.2 3.1- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 880 680 78.6 73.1-83.2 67 7.5 4.5-12.4 133 13.8 10.5-18.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,420 1,216 87.4 84.3-90.0 79 4.9 3.5- 6.8 125 7.7 5.6-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,002 906 89.8 84.2-93.5 38 3.2 2.0- 5.0 58 7.0 3.7-13.0
$35,000-49,999 1,351 1,219 91.9 89.6-93.7 35 2.0 1.3- 3.3 97 6.1 4.5- 8.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,466 1,360 94.1 92.3-95.5 31 1.5 0.9- 2.4 75 4.4 3.2- 6.1
$75,000+ 2,379 2,223 93.5 91.8-94.9 47 2.0 1.3- 3.0 109 4.5 3.4- 6.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,460 2,914 85.6 83.4-87.6 200 4.8 3.9- 5.9 346 9.5 7.8-11.6
No 6,360 5,783 91.3 89.9-92.5 179 2.5 1.9- 3.1 398 6.3 5.2- 7.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,337 1,160 89.7 86.9-91.9 57 3.0 2.1- 4.3 120 7.3 5.4- 9.9
Non-Veteran 7,778 6,911 89.7 88.4-90.9 300 3.2 2.7- 3.9 567 7.1 6.0- 8.3

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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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