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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,486 337 3.0 2.6- 3.5 7,149 97.0 96.5-97.4
AGE
18-24 148 0 0.0 . - . 148 100 . - .
25-34 601 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7 599 99.7 98.3-99.9
35-44 1,054 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8 1,044 98.7 97.2-99.4
45-54 1,408 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,387 98.4 97.4-99.0
55-64 1,623 59 3.3 2.3- 4.6 1,564 96.7 95.4-97.7
65-74 1,426 95 6.6 5.2- 8.4 1,331 93.4 91.6-94.8
75+ 1,172 147 12.1 10.0-14.6 1,025 87.9 85.4-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 817 91 7.9 6.1-10.2 726 92.1 89.8-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,158 113 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,045 96.2 95.2-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,174 89 2.9 2.2- 4.0 2,085 97.1 96.0-97.8
College Graduate 2,320 43 1.2 0.8- 1.7 2,277 98.8 98.3-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 789 102 10.8 8.3-13.9 687 89.2 86.1-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,089 76 5.0 3.7- 6.6 1,013 95.0 93.4-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 748 32 3.2 2.1- 5.0 716 96.8 95.0-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,043 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,022 98.5 97.5-99.1
$50,000-74,999 1,056 16 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,040 98.9 98.0-99.4
$75,000+ 1,534 15 1.2 0.6- 2.3 1,519 98.8 97.7-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,810 242 6.6 5.6- 7.8 2,568 93.4 92.2-94.4
No 4,521 90 1.2 1.0- 1.6 4,431 98.8 98.4-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 11 3.4 1.7- 6.9 130 96.6 93.1-98.3
Non-Veteran 7,345 326 3.0 2.6- 3.5 7,019 97.0 96.5-97.4

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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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