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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-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
-MALES 5,961 565 5.5 4.9- 6.1 5,396 94.5 93.9-95.1
RACE
White 4,743 483 6.2 5.5- 7.0 4,260 93.8 93.0-94.5
African American 726 52 5.2 3.6- 7.4 674 94.8 92.6-96.4
Other Minorities 468 28 2.2 1.4- 3.4 440 97.8 96.6-98.6
AGE
18-24 201 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 200 99.7 98.1- 100
25-34 565 6 1.1 0.4- 3.1 559 98.9 96.9-99.6
35-44 955 10 1.0 0.5- 2.1 945 99.0 97.9-99.5
45-54 1,199 54 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,145 96.5 95.2-97.5
55-64 1,360 176 11.8 9.8-14.1 1,184 88.2 85.9-90.2
65-74 987 180 17.7 15.0-20.8 807 82.3 79.2-85.0
75+ 664 137 20.8 17.2-25.0 527 79.2 75.0-82.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 889 133 7.3 5.8- 9.0 756 92.7 91.0-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,768 181 5.3 4.4- 6.5 1,587 94.7 93.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,363 128 5.8 4.6- 7.2 1,235 94.2 92.8-95.4
College Graduate 1,927 123 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,804 95.6 94.2-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 525 83 8.9 6.5-12.0 442 91.1 88.0-93.5
$15,000- 24,999 895 123 6.5 5.2- 8.3 772 93.5 91.7-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 642 83 8.7 6.7-11.3 559 91.3 88.7-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 888 84 6.0 4.6- 7.7 804 94.0 92.3-95.4
$50,000-74,999 962 66 3.9 2.9- 5.3 896 96.1 94.7-97.1
$75,000+ 1,503 73 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,430 96.9 95.7-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,150 364 11.5 10.1-13.1 1,786 88.5 86.9-89.9
No 3,626 190 2.9 2.4- 3.6 3,436 97.1 96.4-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,156 304 9.7 8.4-11.1 1,852 90.3 88.9-91.6
Non-Veteran 3,798 261 4.0 3.3- 4.7 3,537 96.0 95.3-96.7

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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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