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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 1,240 39 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,201 97.4 96.0-98.3
GENDER
Female 1,240 39 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,201 97.4 96.0-98.3
RACE
African American 1,240 39 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,201 97.4 96.0-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
-English Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,227 39 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,188 97.4 96.0-98.3
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
25-34 197 0 0.0 . - . 197 100 . - .
35-44 258 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 257 99.8 98.8- 100
45-54 256 7 2.4 0.8- 6.9 249 97.6 93.1-99.2
55-64 179 8 3.5 1.6- 7.7 171 96.5 92.3-98.4
65-74 146 12 11.2 5.4-21.7 134 88.8 78.3-94.6
75+ 103 10 10.2 4.1-23.1 93 89.8 76.9-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 18 8.3 4.5-14.7 268 91.7 85.3-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 418 13 1.9 0.9- 4.1 405 98.1 95.9-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 298 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 291 98.6 96.8-99.4
College Graduate 235 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 234 99.9 99.4- 100
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 19 9.4 5.4-16.1 250 90.6 83.9-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 280 7 1.5 0.5- 3.8 273 98.5 96.2-99.5
$25,000- 34,999 160 0 0.0 . - . 160 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 113 0 0.0 . - . 113 100 . - .
$50,000-74,999 64 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 63 99.7 97.9- 100
$75,000+ 53 0 0.0 . - . 53 100 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 3 14.3 4.3-38.3 13 85.7 61.7-95.7
Guilford 71 2 3.9 0.7-18.1 69 96.1 81.9-99.3
Mecklenburg 81 4 3.4 1.2- 8.9 77 96.6 91.1-98.8
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 31 100 . - .
Wake 55 0 0.0 . - . 55 100 . - .
Chatham/Lee 53 1 1.9 0.3-12.4 52 98.1 87.6-99.7
Nash/Wilson 77 1 2.5 0.4-15.9 76 97.5 84.1-99.6
Craven/Pamlico 56 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 55 99.1 93.5-99.9
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 101 99.2 96.6-99.8
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 93 98.5 89.8-99.8
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 8 7.2 3.4-14.7 93 92.8 85.3-96.6
Northeast NC I 168 5 1.9 0.8- 4.6 163 98.1 95.4-99.2
Northeast NC II 96 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 94 98.6 94.5-99.7
Northeastern Partnership 264 7 1.6 0.7- 3.5 257 98.4 96.5-99.3
Mountain AHEC 31 4 12.5 4.4-30.7 27 87.5 69.3-95.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 655 22 2.7 1.4- 5.0 633 97.3 95.0-98.6
Piedmont 540 13 2.4 1.2- 4.5 527 97.6 95.5-98.8
Western NC 45 4 7.0 2.3-19.5 41 93.0 80.5-97.7

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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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