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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had 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 17,216 969 4.3 4.0- 4.6 16,247 95.7 95.4-96.0
-Alamance County 463 30 5.0 3.2- 7.7 433 95.0 92.3-96.8
GENDER
Male 147 16 6.8 3.6-12.7 131 93.2 87.3-96.4
Female 316 14 3.6 2.0- 6.2 302 96.4 93.8-98.0
RACE
White 348 26 5.9 3.6- 9.6 322 94.1 90.4-96.4
Other 112 4 2.8 1.0- 7.6 108 97.2 92.4-99.0
AGE
18-44 176 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 175 99.5 96.6-99.9
45+ 285 29 10.4 6.7-15.8 256 89.6 84.2-93.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 19 6.6 3.6-11.7 204 93.4 88.3-96.4
Some College + 237 9 2.7 1.3- 5.2 228 97.3 94.8-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 19 4.6 2.8- 7.5 247 95.4 92.5-97.2
$50,000+ 116 2 3.1 0.6-14.4 114 96.9 85.6-99.4

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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