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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,952 844 7.5 6.8- 8.2 6,108 92.5 91.8-93.2
GENDER
Male 2,607 384 8.0 7.0- 9.2 2,223 92.0 90.8-93.0
Female 4,345 460 7.0 6.1- 7.9 3,885 93.0 92.1-93.9
RACE
White 5,501 705 8.3 7.5- 9.1 4,796 91.7 90.9-92.5
African American 1,073 117 6.9 5.4- 8.9 956 93.1 91.1-94.6
Other Minorities 338 21 3.4 2.0- 6.0 317 96.6 94.0-98.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 239 14 2.8 1.4- 5.6 225 97.2 94.4-98.6
Non-Hispanic 6,691 830 7.9 7.2- 8.6 5,861 92.1 91.4-92.8
AGE
18-24 178 0 0.0 . - . 178 100 . - .
25-34 529 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 524 99.5 98.8-99.8
35-44 1,037 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,016 98.4 97.4-99.0
45-54 1,383 102 6.9 5.4- 8.8 1,281 93.1 91.2-94.6
55-64 1,533 179 12.7 10.6-15.2 1,354 87.3 84.8-89.4
65+ 2,219 534 25.2 22.8-27.8 1,685 74.8 72.2-77.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 802 185 12.4 10.0-15.4 617 87.6 84.6-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,861 255 8.1 6.8- 9.7 1,606 91.9 90.3-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,664 202 8.2 6.8- 9.8 1,462 91.8 90.2-93.2
College Graduate 2,612 202 4.9 4.1- 5.9 2,410 95.1 94.1-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 664 139 15.2 12.1-19.0 525 84.8 81.0-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 979 190 14.1 11.4-17.3 789 85.9 82.7-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 696 89 8.2 6.2-10.8 607 91.8 89.2-93.8
$35,000- 49,999 863 94 7.2 5.4- 9.4 769 92.8 90.6-94.6
$50,000-74,999 963 88 6.1 4.5- 8.2 875 93.9 91.8-95.5
$75,000+ 1,712 102 3.7 2.9- 4.6 1,610 96.3 95.4-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,416 562 17.2 15.3-19.3 1,854 82.8 80.7-84.7
No 4,238 256 3.5 2.9- 4.1 3,982 96.5 95.9-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 889 196 16.5 13.6-19.7 693 83.5 80.3-86.4
Non-Veteran 6,059 648 6.5 5.8- 7.2 5,411 93.5 92.8-94.2

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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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