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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 345 19 3.5 2.1- 5.7 326 96.5 94.3-97.9
GENDER
Male 127 9 4.3 2.1- 8.7 118 95.7 91.3-97.9
Female 218 10 2.8 1.5- 5.4 208 97.2 94.6-98.5
RACE
White 311 15 3.2 1.8- 5.6 296 96.8 94.4-98.2
Other 32 4 6.0 2.0-16.2 28 94.0 83.8-98.0
AGE
18-44 75 0 0.0 . - . 75 100 . - .
45+ 269 19 5.9 3.6- 9.4 250 94.1 90.6-96.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 7 3.2 1.4- 7.0 108 96.8 93.0-98.6
Some College + 229 12 3.6 2.0- 6.7 217 96.4 93.3-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 14 5.4 3.1- 9.5 171 94.6 90.5-96.9
$50,000+ 123 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 122 99.5 96.2-99.9

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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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