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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,651 71 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,580 96.1 94.6-97.2
AGE
18-24 53 2 4.8 1.0-20.6 51 95.2 79.4-99.0
25-34 203 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 202 99.5 96.6-99.9
35-44 280 2 0.7 0.1- 3.1 278 99.3 96.9-99.9
45-54 357 12 3.5 1.8- 7.0 345 96.5 93.0-98.2
55-64 308 18 8.3 4.7-14.4 290 91.7 85.6-95.3
65-74 257 21 6.9 4.0-11.6 236 93.1 88.4-96.0
75+ 173 15 9.2 5.1-16.2 158 90.8 83.8-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 310 31 10.9 6.3-18.0 279 89.1 82.0-93.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 546 20 4.6 2.7- 7.8 526 95.4 92.2-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 412 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2 401 98.4 96.8-99.2
College Graduate 379 9 1.5 0.7- 3.3 370 98.5 96.7-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 32 11.7 7.4-17.9 292 88.3 82.1-92.6
$15,000- 24,999 372 15 2.9 1.5- 5.7 357 97.1 94.3-98.5
$25,000- 34,999 211 5 2.1 0.8- 5.7 206 97.9 94.3-99.2
$35,000- 49,999 194 2 0.5 0.1- 2.9 192 99.5 97.1-99.9
$50,000-74,999 165 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 161 98.2 95.1-99.4
$75,000+ 141 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 139 99.0 95.8-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 54 8.3 5.9-11.6 591 91.7 88.4-94.1
No 936 16 1.3 0.7- 2.3 920 98.7 97.7-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 51 98.1 87.3-99.7
Non-Veteran 1,599 70 4.0 2.9- 5.6 1,529 96.0 94.4-97.1

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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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