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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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%)
North Carolina 9,300 483 4.1 3.5- 4.6 8,817 95.9 95.4-96.5
-Guilford County 444 24 5.7 3.5- 9.1 420 94.3 90.9-96.5
GENDER
Male 164 14 8.9 4.9-15.6 150 91.1 84.4-95.1
Female 280 10 2.8 1.3- 5.9 270 97.2 94.1-98.7
RACE
White 312 20 6.9 4.1-11.4 292 93.1 88.6-95.9
Other 131 4 3.2 1.0- 9.7 127 96.8 90.3-99.0
AGE
18-44 175 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8 174 99.4 96.2-99.9
45+ 265 23 10.7 6.6-16.8 242 89.3 83.2-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 14 8.8 5.1-15.0 138 91.2 85.0-94.9
Some College + 290 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6 281 97.4 94.4-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 12 8.3 4.2-15.6 182 91.7 84.4-95.8
$50,000+ 141 2 1.0 0.2- 5.0 139 99.0 95.0-99.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 36 7.7 5.4-10.9 412 92.3 89.1-94.6
Guilford 444 24 5.7 3.5- 9.1 420 94.3 90.9-96.5
Mecklenburg 444 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 420 95.5 93.0-97.1
Orange 450 13 1.9 1.1- 3.4 437 98.1 96.6-98.9
Wake 444 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3 433 98.3 96.7-99.1
Chatham/Lee 393 16 3.1 1.8- 5.3 377 96.9 94.7-98.2
Nash/Wilson 370 16 4.2 2.5- 7.1 354 95.8 92.9-97.5
Craven/Pamlico 448 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 423 95.7 93.4-97.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 429 34 6.9 4.7- 9.9 395 93.1 90.1-95.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 26 4.3 2.8- 6.4 426 95.7 93.6-97.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 24 4.4 2.4- 7.8 447 95.6 92.2-97.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 422 26 4.3 2.7- 6.8 396 95.7 93.2-97.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 31 6.9 4.7-10.0 438 93.1 90.0-95.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 25 6.5 4.1-10.1 386 93.5 89.9-95.9
Northeast NC I 452 17 3.1 1.9- 5.2 435 96.9 94.8-98.1
Northeast NC II 503 31 5.5 3.7- 8.1 472 94.5 91.9-96.3
Northeastern Partnership 955 48 4.7 3.4- 6.4 907 95.3 93.6-96.6
Mountain AHEC 1,292 85 5.3 4.0- 7.0 1,207 94.7 93.0-96.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,254 173 4.1 3.3- 5.1 3,081 95.9 94.9-96.7
Piedmont 3,991 171 3.5 2.9- 4.3 3,820 96.5 95.7-97.1
Western NC 2,055 139 6.1 4.5- 8.2 1,916 93.9 91.8-95.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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