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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 422 22 3.9 2.1- 6.9 400 96.1 93.1-97.9
GENDER
Male 164 10 4.3 1.6-10.9 154 95.7 89.1-98.4
Female 258 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3 246 96.6 93.7-98.2
RACE
White 314 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9 299 97.2 95.1-98.4
Other 105 7 5.7 2.1-14.8 98 94.3 85.2-97.9
AGE
18-44 107 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 106 99.6 96.9-99.9
45+ 311 21 7.0 3.8-12.4 290 93.0 87.6-96.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 13 4.5 2.4- 8.3 147 95.5 91.7-97.6
Some College + 261 9 3.4 1.3- 8.8 252 96.6 91.2-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 17 5.8 3.4- 9.7 171 94.2 90.3-96.6
$50,000+ 176 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 172 98.7 96.4-99.5

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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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