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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 396 18 3.3 1.9- 5.5 378 96.7 94.5-98.1
GENDER
Male 146 11 4.3 2.2- 8.3 135 95.7 91.7-97.8
Female 250 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 243 97.9 95.3-99.1
RACE
White 225 11 3.4 1.8- 6.4 214 96.6 93.6-98.2
Other 167 7 3.2 1.4- 7.1 160 96.8 92.9-98.6
AGE
18-44 135 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 134 99.3 95.5-99.9
45+ 259 17 6.9 4.0-11.5 242 93.1 88.5-96.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 12 5.5 2.7-10.7 106 94.5 89.3-97.3
Some College + 278 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 272 98.1 95.5-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 13 5.2 2.7- 9.8 157 94.8 90.2-97.3
$50,000+ 183 4 1.7 0.6- 4.5 179 98.3 95.5-99.4

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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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