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Table 2 Prevalence of the chronic diseases by gender and race

From: The burden of chronic diseases in a rural North Florida sample

Disease Overall Black women Black men White women White men
Cardiovascular disease a 8.5 (7.1–9.7)b 7.9 (5.0–10.3) 11.7 (6.2–14.9) 5.7 (4.2–7.1) 10.2 (8.3–12.0)
Heart Attack 3.8 (3.0–4.7) 1.9 (0.3–3.1) 5.2 (2.1–7.7) 2.1 (1.1–2.9) 5.8 (4.3–7.0)
Heart Failure 3.9 (2.8–4.9) 5.8 (3.0–8.2) 5.2 (1.5–8.1) 2.4 (1.4–3.3) 3.9 (2.5–5.1)
Stroke 3.9 (2.8–4.9) 2.5 (0.7–3.7) 6.2 (2.3–9.1) 3.4 (2.0–4.7) 4.3 (2.4–6.0)
Diabetes 14.3 (12.7–15.7) 23.4 (19.7–25.7) 17.1 (12.1–20.1) 11.3 (8.2–13.5) 13.1 (10.8–15.2)
Arthritis 27.8 (26.5–28.8) 30.6 (27.7–32.4) 23.9 (19.9–26.2) 30.3 (28.3–31.6) 25.4 (22.1–27.5)
Cancer 9.2 (7.8–10.3) 8.8 (5.4–11.5) 7.8 (4.1–10.4) 10.4 (8.2–12.2) 8.0 (6.1–9.9)
  1. aA person had at least one of the following conditions: heart attack, heart failure, or stroke.
  2. bAll prevalence values are percentages (%) age-adjusted to the 2000 US population; 95% confidence intervals are shown in parentheses.