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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,946 300 12.0 10.4-13.7 1,646 88.0 86.3-89.6
GENDER
Male 760 148 13.5 11.1-16.4 612 86.5 83.6-88.9
Female 1,186 152 10.5 8.6-12.8 1,034 89.5 87.2-91.4
RACE
White 1,786 274 11.7 10.2-13.4 1,512 88.3 86.6-89.8
African American 48 9 21.1 9.1-41.7 39 78.9 58.3-90.9
Other Minorities 98 13 11.1 3.9-27.7 85 88.9 72.3-96.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 6 5.3 2.0-13.1 36 94.7 86.9-98.0
Non-Hispanic 1,902 294 12.2 10.6-14.1 1,608 87.8 85.9-89.4
AGE
18-24 45 0 0.0 . - . 45 100 . - .
25-34 126 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 125 99.2 94.6-99.9
35-44 240 12 5.4 2.8-10.1 228 94.6 89.9-97.2
45-54 317 23 6.4 3.9-10.3 294 93.6 89.7-96.1
55-64 456 67 18.1 14.0-22.9 389 81.9 77.1-86.0
65+ 742 194 28.5 24.7-32.6 548 71.5 67.4-75.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 79 22.4 16.9-28.9 205 77.6 71.1-83.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 598 90 11.5 8.8-14.8 508 88.5 85.2-91.2
Some Post-H.S. 509 74 11.4 8.5-15.1 435 88.6 84.9-91.5
College Graduate 551 55 7.6 5.6-10.3 496 92.4 89.7-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 61 17.4 12.6-23.6 204 82.6 76.4-87.4
$15,000- 24,999 360 63 16.7 12.2-22.4 297 83.3 77.6-87.8
$25,000- 34,999 245 41 14.0 9.5-20.2 204 86.0 79.8-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 259 31 8.6 5.8-12.6 228 91.4 87.4-94.2
$50,000-74,999 251 30 9.7 6.4-14.3 221 90.3 85.7-93.6
$75,000+ 243 20 5.1 3.1- 8.1 223 94.9 91.9-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 827 207 22.8 19.3-26.7 620 77.2 73.3-80.7
No 1,052 89 5.9 4.6- 7.4 963 94.1 92.6-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 278 76 22.9 17.8-28.9 202 77.1 71.1-82.2
Non-Veteran 1,668 224 10.4 8.8-12.2 1,444 89.6 87.8-91.2

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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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