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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 676 29 3.7 2.3- 5.8 647 96.3 94.2-97.7
GENDER
Male 273 20 4.8 2.8- 7.9 253 95.2 92.1-97.2
Female 403 9 2.5 1.0- 6.1 394 97.5 93.9-99.0
RACE
White 461 22 3.6 2.3- 5.5 439 96.4 94.5-97.7
Other 213 7 3.8 1.6- 9.0 206 96.2 91.0-98.4
AGE
18-44 200 1 1.1 0.2- 7.2 199 98.9 92.8-99.8
45+ 466 28 6.3 4.1- 9.5 438 93.7 90.5-95.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 9 4.4 1.7-10.6 173 95.6 89.4-98.3
Some College + 490 20 3.4 2.1- 5.4 470 96.6 94.6-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 17 5.1 2.9- 8.8 249 94.9 91.2-97.1
$50,000+ 316 7 1.6 0.6- 3.9 309 98.4 96.1-99.4

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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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