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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease-WHITE 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 4,310 174 3.0 2.4- 3.7 4,136 97.0 96.3-97.6
AGE
18-24 228 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 227 99.7 97.7- 100
25-34 585 4 0.8 0.1- 3.9 581 99.2 96.1-99.9
35-44 758 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6 751 99.7 99.4-99.9
45-54 836 16 2.0 0.9- 4.3 820 98.0 95.7-99.1
55-64 718 33 4.4 2.8- 6.8 685 95.6 93.2-97.2
65-74 629 52 7.0 4.6-10.5 577 93.0 89.5-95.4
75+ 527 60 9.4 6.7-13.2 467 90.6 86.8-93.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 571 60 8.1 5.7-11.4 511 91.9 88.6-94.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,273 45 2.5 1.6- 3.8 1,228 97.5 96.2-98.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 46 2.4 1.5- 3.7 1,106 97.6 96.3-98.5
College Graduate 1,305 23 1.6 0.9- 3.1 1,282 98.4 96.9-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 455 43 9.1 6.1-13.4 412 90.9 86.6-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 731 34 3.1 1.9- 5.0 697 96.9 95.0-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 471 10 1.8 0.7- 4.9 461 98.2 95.1-99.3
$35,000- 49,999 572 12 1.8 0.8- 4.2 560 98.2 95.8-99.2
$50,000-74,999 485 10 1.0 0.4- 2.4 475 99.0 97.6-99.6
$75,000+ 577 7 1.5 0.5- 4.3 570 98.5 95.7-99.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 242 9 3.0 1.5- 6.0 233 97.0 94.0-98.5
Guilford 200 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 192 97.4 94.7-98.8
Mecklenburg 181 6 3.3 1.3- 8.2 175 96.7 91.8-98.7
Orange 236 7 1.9 0.8- 4.3 229 98.1 95.7-99.2
Wake 196 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 193 99.0 96.8-99.7
Chatham/Lee 172 10 5.3 2.7-10.1 162 94.7 89.9-97.3
Nash/Wilson 150 4 2.3 0.9- 6.2 146 97.7 93.8-99.1
Craven/Pamlico 218 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3 210 96.9 93.7-98.5
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 253 14 4.1 2.3- 7.1 239 95.9 92.9-97.7
Appalachian/Wilkes 274 11 3.0 1.6- 5.5 263 97.0 94.5-98.4
Franklin/Gran./Vance 184 12 7.8 3.0-18.4 172 92.2 81.6-97.0
Graham/Swain/Jackson 226 13 4.4 2.4- 7.8 213 95.6 92.2-97.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 118 6 5.8 2.4-13.1 112 94.2 86.9-97.6
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 174 5 4.3 1.4-12.5 169 95.7 87.5-98.6
Northeast NC I 137 5 3.4 1.3- 8.4 132 96.6 91.6-98.7
Northeast NC II 220 12 5.0 2.7- 9.2 208 95.0 90.8-97.3
Northeastern Partnership 357 17 4.5 2.7- 7.7 340 95.5 92.3-97.3
Mountain AHEC 728 33 3.0 1.9- 4.6 695 97.0 95.4-98.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,310 50 3.6 2.4- 5.4 1,260 96.4 94.6-97.6
Piedmont 1,817 71 2.7 1.9- 3.7 1,746 97.3 96.3-98.1
Western NC 1,183 53 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,130 97.2 96.0-98.0

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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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