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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 409 20 3.1 1.9- 5.0 389 96.9 95.0-98.1
GENDER
Male 160 12 4.2 2.2- 7.7 148 95.8 92.3-97.8
Female 249 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2 241 98.0 95.8-99.1
RACE
White 307 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 290 96.4 93.9-97.9
Other 102 3 1.9 0.6- 6.4 99 98.1 93.6-99.4
AGE
18-44 110 0 0.0 . - . 110 100 . - .
45+ 294 20 5.6 3.4- 8.9 274 94.4 91.1-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 8 4.5 2.1- 9.5 127 95.5 90.5-97.9
Some College + 274 12 2.4 1.3- 4.5 262 97.6 95.5-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 159 94.4 90.1-96.9
$50,000+ 185 5 1.9 0.7- 4.8 180 98.1 95.2-99.3

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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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