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Table 3 Prevalence comparison with national data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

  Current sample Florida Nationwidea
Cardiovascular disease    
Heart Attack 3.8 (3.0–4.7) 5.4 (4.9–5.8)b 4.2b
Stroke 3.9 (2.8–4.9) 3.5 (3.1–3.9)b 2.7b
Diabetes 14.3 (12.7–15.7) 10.4 (9.8–11.1)b 8.7b
Arthritis 27.8 (26.5–28.8) 27.0 (25.6–28.3)c 26.0c
  1. aMedian percentage of all 50 states and District of Columbia.
  2. bData from 2010.
  3. cData from 2009.
  4. All prevalence values are percentages (%) age-adjusted to the 2000 US population; 95% confidence intervals are shown in parentheses.