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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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%)
North Carolina 6,644 755 9.2 8.4-10.0 5,889 90.8 90.0-91.6
Region 8 663 89 10.7 8.6-13.3 574 89.3 86.7-91.4
GENDER
Male 275 39 9.5 6.7-13.2 236 90.5 86.8-93.3
Female 388 50 11.9 8.8-15.8 338 88.1 84.2-91.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 438 60 11.3 8.6-14.7 378 88.7 85.3-91.4
Non-Hispanic Black 124 22 14.6 9.3-22.2 102 85.4 77.8-90.7
Other 91 *** *** *** 84 95.0 89.3-97.8
AGE
18-44 217 *** *** *** 214 99.0 97.0-99.7
44-64 242 35 15.0 10.5-20.8 207 85.0 79.2-89.5
65+ 193 50 27.1 20.6-34.8 143 72.9 65.2-79.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 279 45 12.7 9.3-17.2 234 87.3 82.8-90.7
Some College + 382 44 9.0 6.5-12.2 338 91.0 87.8-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 313 47 11.3 8.3-15.3 266 88.7 84.7-91.7
$50,000+ 209 18 7.5 4.4-12.5 191 92.5 87.5-95.6

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

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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