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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-WHITE 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
-WHITE MALES 4,743 483 6.2 5.5- 7.0 4,260 93.8 93.0-94.5
AGE
18-24 122 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 121 99.5 96.8-99.9
25-34 385 4 1.4 0.4- 4.9 381 98.6 95.1-99.6
35-44 707 8 1.0 0.4- 2.2 699 99.0 97.8-99.6
45-54 939 42 3.6 2.5- 5.3 897 96.4 94.7-97.5
55-64 1,130 149 11.8 9.8-14.0 981 88.2 86.0-90.2
65-74 858 153 16.6 13.9-19.7 705 83.4 80.3-86.1
75+ 582 125 22.3 18.5-26.8 457 77.7 73.2-81.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 563 103 11.7 9.2-14.8 460 88.3 85.2-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,358 154 6.3 5.1- 7.6 1,204 93.7 92.4-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,124 109 6.0 4.6- 7.6 1,015 94.0 92.4-95.4
College Graduate 1,692 117 4.7 3.7- 6.1 1,575 95.3 93.9-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 60 12.0 8.5-16.7 271 88.0 83.3-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 614 103 11.3 8.9-14.3 511 88.7 85.7-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 478 70 10.6 7.9-14.1 408 89.4 85.9-92.1
$35,000- 49,999 718 75 7.1 5.4- 9.3 643 92.9 90.7-94.6
$50,000-74,999 841 63 4.2 3.1- 5.7 778 95.8 94.3-96.9
$75,000+ 1,342 69 3.4 2.3- 4.8 1,273 96.6 95.2-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,711 304 12.5 10.9-14.4 1,407 87.5 85.6-89.1
No 2,914 171 3.5 2.9- 4.4 2,743 96.5 95.6-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,831 276 11.0 9.5-12.7 1,555 89.0 87.3-90.5
Non-Veteran 2,908 207 4.2 3.5- 5.1 2,701 95.8 94.9-96.5

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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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