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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 411 30 5.1 3.3- 7.7 381 94.9 92.3-96.7
GENDER
Male 171 21 8.6 5.2-13.9 150 91.4 86.1-94.8
Female 240 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7 231 98.2 96.3-99.1
RACE
White 351 30 6.6 4.3-10.0 321 93.4 90.0-95.7
Other 60 0 0.0 . - . 60 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 110 2 1.8 0.4- 6.9 108 98.2 93.1-99.6
45+ 298 28 8.4 5.6-12.5 270 91.6 87.5-94.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 18 6.2 3.6-10.6 201 93.8 89.4-96.4
Some College + 191 12 3.8 2.0- 7.2 179 96.2 92.8-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 19 6.3 3.6-10.7 201 93.7 89.3-96.4
$50,000+ 124 4 2.2 0.8- 6.1 120 97.8 93.9-99.2

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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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