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2008 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 15,750 1,003 4.3 3.9- 4.6 14,747 95.7 95.4-96.1
-Alamance County 387 27 4.2 2.7- 6.3 360 95.8 93.7-97.3
GENDER
Male 120 12 5.3 2.8- 9.7 108 94.7 90.3-97.2
Female 267 15 3.3 1.9- 5.7 252 96.7 94.3-98.1
RACE
White 304 26 5.5 3.6- 8.4 278 94.5 91.6-96.4
Other 82 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 81 99.6 97.4-99.9
AGE
18-44 103 0 0.0 . - . 103 100 . - .
45+ 280 27 8.4 5.6-12.4 253 91.6 87.6-94.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 13 4.1 2.2- 7.6 163 95.9 92.4-97.8
Some College + 210 14 4.2 2.4- 7.3 196 95.8 92.7-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 16 5.8 3.3- 9.9 174 94.2 90.1-96.7
$50,000+ 133 5 2.3 0.9- 5.6 128 97.7 94.4-99.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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