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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 12,016 1,602 9.0 8.4- 9.6 10,414 91.0 90.4-91.6
GENDER
Male 4,447 718 9.6 8.7-10.7 3,729 90.4 89.3-91.3
Female 7,569 884 8.3 7.6- 9.2 6,685 91.7 90.8-92.4
RACE
White 9,370 1,286 9.5 8.7-10.2 8,084 90.5 89.8-91.3
African American 1,860 240 9.2 7.7-11.0 1,620 90.8 89.0-92.3
Asian 106 4 2.7 0.8- 9.2 102 97.3 90.8-99.2
Native American 262 38 9.2 5.7-14.4 224 90.8 85.6-94.3
Other Minorities 347 24 4.4 2.4- 8.1 323 95.6 91.9-97.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 409 28 4.0 2.2- 7.2 381 96.0 92.8-97.8
-English Speaking 237 23 6.0 2.9-12.1 214 94.0 87.9-97.1
-Spanish Speaking 172 5 2.0 0.7- 5.6 167 98.0 94.4-99.3
Non-Hispanic 11,577 1,572 9.3 8.7-10.0 10,005 90.7 90.0-91.3
AGE
18-24 349 0 0.0 . - . 349 100 . - .
25-34 971 11 1.0 0.4- 2.3 960 99.0 97.7-99.6
35-44 1,704 48 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,656 97.1 95.8-98.0
45-54 2,273 175 7.4 6.1- 9.0 2,098 92.6 91.0-93.9
55-64 2,669 363 15.5 13.6-17.7 2,306 84.5 82.3-86.4
65-74 2,235 480 22.1 19.8-24.6 1,755 77.9 75.4-80.2
75+ 1,690 515 32.4 29.3-35.7 1,175 67.6 64.3-70.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,511 379 15.2 13.1-17.6 1,132 84.8 82.4-86.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,460 508 9.8 8.5-11.2 2,952 90.2 88.8-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 3,004 379 8.8 7.6-10.1 2,625 91.2 89.9-92.4
College Graduate 4,021 333 5.9 5.1- 6.9 3,688 94.1 93.1-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,306 279 15.5 13.2-18.2 1,027 84.5 81.8-86.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,885 372 15.6 13.3-18.1 1,513 84.4 81.9-86.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,289 183 10.2 8.3-12.5 1,106 89.8 87.5-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,498 169 8.1 6.6- 9.9 1,329 91.9 90.1-93.4
$50,000-74,999 1,591 157 7.0 5.7- 8.7 1,434 93.0 91.3-94.3
$75,000+ 2,522 161 4.5 3.6- 5.5 2,361 95.5 94.5-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,480 1,097 19.9 18.3-21.6 3,383 80.1 78.4-81.7
No 7,034 465 4.1 3.6- 4.6 6,569 95.9 95.4-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,667 366 17.2 14.9-19.8 1,301 82.8 80.2-85.1
Non-Veteran 10,344 1,236 7.8 7.2- 8.4 9,108 92.2 91.6-92.8

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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.

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