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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-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
-FEMALES 9,789 438 3.1 2.7- 3.5 9,351 96.9 96.5-97.3
RACE
White 7,486 337 3.0 2.6- 3.5 7,149 97.0 96.5-97.4
African American 1,651 71 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,580 96.1 94.6-97.2
Other Minorities 612 30 2.1 1.3- 3.2 582 97.9 96.8-98.7
AGE
18-24 272 2 0.8 0.2- 3.8 270 99.2 96.2-99.8
25-34 946 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 941 99.5 98.8-99.8
35-44 1,496 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,481 98.9 97.9-99.4
45-54 1,875 41 2.2 1.6- 3.2 1,834 97.8 96.8-98.4
55-64 2,005 82 4.2 3.1- 5.7 1,923 95.8 94.3-96.9
65-74 1,731 122 6.8 5.5- 8.4 1,609 93.2 91.6-94.5
75+ 1,380 168 11.6 9.7-13.8 1,212 88.4 86.2-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,346 135 6.9 5.4- 8.8 1,211 93.1 91.2-94.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,871 145 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,726 96.1 95.2-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,730 105 2.6 2.0- 3.5 2,625 97.4 96.5-98.0
College Graduate 2,817 52 1.2 0.9- 1.7 2,765 98.8 98.3-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,240 148 9.8 7.8-12.3 1,092 90.2 87.7-92.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,619 98 3.8 2.9- 4.9 1,521 96.2 95.1-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,031 42 3.1 2.1- 4.5 989 96.9 95.5-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,299 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,274 98.5 97.6-99.1
$50,000-74,999 1,276 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,256 98.9 98.1-99.3
$75,000+ 1,727 17 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,710 98.9 97.9-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,681 321 6.9 6.0- 8.0 3,360 93.1 92.0-94.0
No 5,847 111 1.2 0.9- 1.5 5,736 98.8 98.5-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 210 14 3.5 1.8- 6.7 196 96.5 93.3-98.2
Non-Veteran 9,579 424 3.1 2.7- 3.5 9,155 96.9 96.5-97.3

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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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