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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 445 24 5.1 3.1- 8.2 421 94.9 91.8-96.9
GENDER
Male 177 16 7.3 4.1-12.9 161 92.7 87.1-95.9
Female 268 8 2.8 1.2- 6.9 260 97.2 93.1-98.8
RACE
White 386 20 4.9 2.9- 8.4 366 95.1 91.6-97.1
Other 57 4 5.6 1.8-16.4 53 94.4 83.6-98.2
AGE
18-44 122 2 0.9 0.2- 4.1 120 99.1 95.9-99.8
45+ 319 22 8.7 5.3-14.0 297 91.3 86.0-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 16 7.6 4.2-13.6 179 92.4 86.4-95.8
Some College + 250 8 2.8 1.3- 6.3 242 97.2 93.7-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 18 8.2 4.7-14.1 220 91.8 85.9-95.3
$50,000+ 156 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0 152 98.2 95.0-99.4

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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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