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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 726 52 5.2 3.6- 7.4 674 94.8 92.6-96.4
AGE
18-24 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
25-34 69 2 1.9 0.4- 7.7 67 98.1 92.3-99.6
35-44 132 2 2.0 0.4- 8.3 130 98.0 91.7-99.6
45-54 180 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8 175 97.4 93.2-99.0
55-64 155 18 12.9 6.6-23.7 137 87.1 76.3-93.4
65-74 92 16 20.2 11.9-32.2 76 79.8 67.8-88.1
75+ 63 9 12.7 5.4-27.0 54 87.3 73.0-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 20 11.2 6.5-18.6 109 88.8 81.4-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 15 3.4 1.8- 6.6 273 96.6 93.4-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 172 13 5.1 2.7- 9.6 159 94.9 90.4-97.3
College Graduate 134 4 5.2 1.6-15.6 130 94.8 84.4-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 14 12.3 6.1-23.1 90 87.7 76.9-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 135 12 4.8 2.4- 9.5 123 95.2 90.5-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 94 8 5.7 2.4-12.9 86 94.3 87.1-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 129 7 3.2 1.5- 7.0 122 96.8 93.0-98.5
$50,000-74,999 88 2 2.9 0.7-11.7 86 97.1 88.3-99.3
$75,000+ 101 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 99 99.1 96.1-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 294 37 9.6 6.4-14.1 257 90.4 85.9-93.6
No 392 14 2.8 1.3- 5.9 378 97.2 94.1-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 18 4.9 2.8- 8.6 225 95.1 91.4-97.2
Non-Veteran 483 34 5.3 3.3- 8.3 449 94.7 91.7-96.7

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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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