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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,229 820 4.5 4.1- 5.0 11,409 95.5 95.0-95.9
GENDER
Males 4,743 483 6.2 5.5- 7.0 4,260 93.8 93.0-94.5
Females 7,486 337 3.0 2.6- 3.5 7,149 97.0 96.5-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 14 7.1 3.4-14.3 98 92.9 85.7-96.6
Non-Hispanic 12,094 804 4.5 4.1- 4.9 11,290 95.5 95.1-95.9
AGE
18-24 270 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 269 99.8 98.4- 100
25-34 986 6 0.8 0.3- 2.5 980 99.2 97.5-99.7
35-44 1,761 18 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,743 98.9 98.0-99.4
45-54 2,347 63 2.6 1.9- 3.5 2,284 97.4 96.5-98.1
55-64 2,753 208 7.3 6.2- 8.6 2,545 92.7 91.4-93.8
65-74 2,284 248 11.1 9.6-12.8 2,036 88.9 87.2-90.4
75+ 1,754 272 15.9 13.9-18.2 1,482 84.1 81.8-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,380 194 9.9 8.3-11.8 1,186 90.1 88.2-91.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,516 267 5.0 4.3- 5.8 3,249 95.0 94.2-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,298 198 4.2 3.5- 5.1 3,100 95.8 94.9-96.5
College Graduate 4,012 160 2.9 2.4- 3.6 3,852 97.1 96.4-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,120 162 11.3 9.1-13.8 958 88.7 86.2-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,703 179 7.6 6.4- 9.2 1,524 92.4 90.8-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,226 102 6.9 5.4- 8.7 1,124 93.1 91.3-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,761 96 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,665 95.9 94.8-96.8
$50,000-74,999 1,897 79 2.7 2.1- 3.5 1,818 97.3 96.5-97.9
$75,000+ 2,876 84 2.4 1.7- 3.2 2,792 97.6 96.8-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,521 546 9.3 8.4-10.4 3,975 90.7 89.6-91.6
No 7,435 261 2.3 2.0- 2.8 7,174 97.7 97.2-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,972 287 10.5 9.1-12.1 1,685 89.5 87.9-90.9
Non-Veteran 10,253 533 3.5 3.1- 3.9 9,720 96.5 96.1-96.9

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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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