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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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 11,429 1,467 9.2 8.5- 9.9 9,962 90.8 90.1-91.5
GENDER
Male 4,268 669 10.4 9.2-11.7 3,599 89.6 88.3-90.8
Female 7,161 798 8.0 7.2- 8.9 6,363 92.0 91.1-92.8
RACE
White 8,732 1,187 10.0 9.1-10.9 7,545 90.0 89.1-90.9
African American 1,802 204 8.4 6.8-10.3 1,598 91.6 89.7-93.2
Native American 266 39 11.1 6.7-18.0 227 88.9 82.0-93.3
Other Minorities 546 31 2.7 1.4- 5.1 515 97.3 94.9-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 522 36 3.3 2.0- 5.4 486 96.7 94.6-98.0
-English Speaking 233 29 6.8 3.7-12.3 204 93.2 87.7-96.3
-Spanish Speaking 289 *** *** *** 282 98.6 96.8-99.4
Non-Hispanic 10,875 1,426 9.6 8.8-10.4 9,449 90.4 89.6-91.2
AGE
18-34 1,424 17 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,407 98.8 97.9-99.3
35-44 1,548 40 2.7 1.7- 4.3 1,508 97.3 95.7-98.3
45-54 2,080 175 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,905 92.2 90.2-93.8
55-64 2,451 337 14.9 12.9-17.2 2,114 85.1 82.8-87.1
65-74 2,107 425 23.2 20.4-26.3 1,682 76.8 73.7-79.6
75+ 1,683 463 30.6 27.0-34.4 1,220 69.4 65.6-73.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,426 323 17.3 14.7-20.3 1,103 82.7 79.7-85.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,263 468 8.9 7.8-10.3 2,795 91.1 89.7-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,884 363 7.8 6.7- 9.1 2,521 92.2 90.9-93.3
College Graduate 3,825 303 5.5 4.5- 6.7 3,522 94.5 93.3-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,355 312 15.0 12.6-17.8 1,043 85.0 82.2-87.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,926 328 12.2 10.2-14.5 1,598 87.8 85.5-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,113 151 8.8 7.0-11.1 962 91.2 88.9-93.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,405 151 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,254 92.0 90.1-93.6
$50,000-74,999 1,341 115 6.4 4.7- 8.7 1,226 93.6 91.3-95.3
$75,000+ 2,262 129 4.4 3.3- 5.9 2,133 95.6 94.1-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,356 835 20.3 18.3-22.4 2,521 79.7 77.6-81.7
No 7,520 559 5.7 4.9- 6.5 6,961 94.3 93.5-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,579 349 17.3 14.9-20.0 1,230 82.7 80.0-85.1
Non-Veteran 9,846 1,118 8.0 7.3- 8.8 8,728 92.0 91.2-92.7

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

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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