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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 458 26 4.3 2.8- 6.5 432 95.7 93.5-97.2
GENDER
Male 182 17 5.7 3.3- 9.6 165 94.3 90.4-96.7
Female 276 9 2.7 1.3- 5.7 267 97.3 94.3-98.7
RACE
White 387 24 5.1 3.3- 7.9 363 94.9 92.1-96.7
Other 69 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 67 98.7 94.7-99.7
AGE
18-44 178 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 177 99.6 97.1-99.9
45+ 280 25 9.3 6.1-14.1 255 90.7 85.9-93.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 288 22 5.2 3.2- 8.3 266 94.8 91.7-96.8
Some College + 170 4 2.4 0.8- 6.6 166 97.6 93.4-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 276 22 5.8 3.6- 9.2 254 94.2 90.8-96.4
$50,000+ 115 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 113 98.1 92.3-99.6

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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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