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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,267 367 4.8 4.2- 5.4 4,900 95.2 94.6-95.8
GENDER
Male 1,912 197 5.9 4.9- 7.0 1,715 94.1 93.0-95.1
Female 3,355 170 3.7 3.1- 4.5 3,185 96.3 95.5-96.9
RACE
White 3,534 257 4.7 4.0- 5.4 3,277 95.3 94.6-96.0
African American 1,215 76 5.4 4.1- 7.1 1,139 94.6 92.9-95.9
Other Minorities 488 33 4.1 2.6- 6.3 455 95.9 93.7-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 14 3.4 1.8- 6.3 211 96.6 93.7-98.2
Non-Hispanic 5,020 352 4.9 4.3- 5.6 4,668 95.1 94.4-95.7
AGE
18-24 185 0 0.0 . - . 185 100 . - .
25-34 528 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 522 98.8 97.1-99.5
35-44 822 10 0.9 0.5- 1.9 812 99.1 98.1-99.5
45-54 1,022 28 2.7 1.7- 4.2 994 97.3 95.8-98.3
55-64 1,082 95 8.9 7.1-11.1 987 91.1 88.9-92.9
65-74 930 116 13.8 11.1-17.0 814 86.2 83.0-88.9
75+ 662 110 17.8 14.4-21.7 552 82.2 78.3-85.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 830 118 9.2 7.3-11.5 712 90.8 88.5-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,642 110 4.6 3.6- 5.8 1,532 95.4 94.2-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,420 79 3.8 2.9- 5.1 1,341 96.2 94.9-97.1
College Graduate 1,360 60 3.1 2.3- 4.2 1,300 96.9 95.8-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 678 99 10.2 7.8-13.1 579 89.8 86.9-92.2
$15,000- 24,999 845 80 6.0 4.6- 7.9 765 94.0 92.1-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 591 50 6.7 4.7- 9.6 541 93.3 90.4-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 747 35 3.5 2.4- 5.1 712 96.5 94.9-97.6
$50,000-74,999 769 29 2.2 1.4- 3.3 740 97.8 96.7-98.6
$75,000+ 939 31 2.7 1.8- 4.0 908 97.3 96.0-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,067 260 9.9 8.5-11.5 1,807 90.1 88.5-91.5
No 3,038 100 2.1 1.6- 2.6 2,938 97.9 97.4-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 942 114 7.6 6.1- 9.5 828 92.4 90.5-93.9
Non-Veteran 4,322 253 4.2 3.6- 4.9 4,069 95.8 95.1-96.4

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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.

**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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