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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,016 1,602 9.0 8.4- 9.6 10,414 91.0 90.4-91.6
-Eastern NC 3,118 458 10.7 9.3-12.4 2,660 89.3 87.6-90.7
GENDER
Male 1,080 186 11.3 9.1-14.0 894 88.7 86.0-90.9
Female 2,038 272 10.2 8.5-12.3 1,766 89.8 87.7-91.5
RACE
White 2,083 307 10.7 9.0-12.7 1,776 89.3 87.3-91.0
African American 739 114 12.7 9.7-16.4 625 87.3 83.6-90.3
Other Minorities 279 32 6.7 3.3-12.9 247 93.3 87.1-96.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 8 6.0 2.0-16.6 120 94.0 83.4-98.0
Non-Hispanic 2,984 448 11.1 9.6-12.7 2,536 88.9 87.3-90.4
AGE
18-24 126 0 0.0 . - . 126 100 . - .
25-34 316 5 2.0 0.5- 7.3 311 98.0 92.7-99.5
35-44 427 15 4.2 2.0- 8.7 412 95.8 91.3-98.0
45-54 573 50 9.0 6.2-12.9 523 91.0 87.1-93.8
55-64 680 117 20.3 15.8-25.6 563 79.7 74.4-84.2
65+ 964 267 28.5 24.4-33.1 697 71.5 66.9-75.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 425 115 17.8 13.5-23.0 310 82.2 77.0-86.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,001 163 11.7 9.1-15.1 838 88.3 84.9-90.9
Some Post-H.S. 831 103 8.8 6.5-11.8 728 91.2 88.2-93.5
College Graduate 858 76 8.2 6.0-11.1 782 91.8 88.9-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 79 15.0 10.8-20.5 298 85.0 79.5-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 546 119 17.3 12.8-22.9 427 82.7 77.1-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 348 53 11.6 7.7-17.2 295 88.4 82.8-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 376 44 9.7 6.3-14.5 332 90.3 85.5-93.7
$50,000-74,999 377 39 7.9 5.2-11.7 338 92.1 88.3-94.8
$75,000+ 567 39 6.5 4.0-10.4 528 93.5 89.6-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,237 328 23.5 20.0-27.4 909 76.5 72.6-80.0
No 1,744 120 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,624 95.4 93.9-96.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 94 16.4 12.2-21.6 406 83.6 78.4-87.8
Non-Veteran 2,617 364 9.6 8.1-11.2 2,253 90.4 88.8-91.9

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^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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