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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following?
A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,988 268 4.6 3.8- 5.5 5,720 95.4 94.5-96.2
GENDER
Male 2,298 140 6.3 4.9- 8.1 2,158 93.7 91.9-95.1
Female 3,690 128 3.0 2.4- 3.8 3,562 97.0 96.2-97.6
RACE
White 4,554 214 4.8 3.9- 5.9 4,340 95.2 94.1-96.1
African American 1,086 40 3.8 2.3- 6.1 1,046 96.2 93.9-97.7
Other Minorities 258 13 5.4 2.5-11.4 245 94.6 88.6-97.5
HISPANIC
Yes 171 3 1.0 0.2- 4.7 168 99.0 95.3-99.8
No 5,803 264 4.7 3.9- 5.7 5,539 95.3 94.3-96.1
AGE
18-24 529 2 0.7 0.2- 3.5 527 99.3 96.5-99.8
25-34 1,122 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4 1,119 99.9 99.6- 100
35-44 1,245 15 1.5 0.6- 3.8 1,230 98.5 96.2-99.4
45-54 1,111 41 5.9 3.8- 9.1 1,070 94.1 90.9-96.2
55-64 790 69 8.1 5.7-11.5 721 91.9 88.5-94.3
65+ 1,140 138 12.1 9.7-15.1 1,002 87.9 84.9-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 791 86 9.8 7.1-13.5 705 90.2 86.5-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,783 82 4.4 3.2- 6.2 1,701 95.6 93.8-96.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,553 56 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,497 96.2 94.6-97.4
College Graduate 1,843 44 2.5 1.6- 3.9 1,799 97.5 96.1-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 61 11.9 8.5-16.5 501 88.1 83.5-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 982 54 5.7 3.6- 9.2 928 94.3 90.8-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 859 30 4.1 2.5- 6.6 829 95.9 93.4-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 946 27 3.8 2.2- 6.5 919 96.2 93.5-97.8
$50,000+ 1,561 33 2.1 1.3- 3.4 1,528 97.9 96.6-98.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 407 19 4.7 2.8- 7.8 388 95.3 92.2-97.2
Cumberland 417 19 3.4 2.0- 5.6 398 96.6 94.4-98.0
Durham 385 13 3.6 1.9- 6.8 372 96.4 93.2-98.1
Forsyth 446 19 3.9 2.4- 6.5 427 96.1 93.5-97.6
Gaston 451 26 5.7 3.8- 8.4 425 94.3 91.6-96.2
Guilford 397 24 5.0 3.2- 7.7 373 95.0 92.3-96.8
Mecklenburg 417 11 2.6 1.4- 4.8 406 97.4 95.2-98.6
New Hanover 395 17 3.7 2.3- 6.2 378 96.3 93.8-97.7
Onslow 420 10 1.7 0.8- 3.7 410 98.3 96.3-99.2
Wake 411 13 2.2 1.2- 4.0 398 97.8 96.0-98.8
Western NC 599 28 4.1 2.7- 6.0 571 95.9 94.0-97.3
Piedmont NC 651 40 6.6 4.6- 9.4 611 93.4 90.6-95.4
Eastern NC 592 29 4.3 2.8- 6.7 563 95.7 93.3-97.2

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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