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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

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
-New Hanover County 369 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7 348 95.8 93.3-97.4
GENDER
Male 145 14 6.1 3.4-10.6 131 93.9 89.4-96.6
Female 224 7 2.2 0.9- 5.1 217 97.8 94.9-99.1
RACE
White 317 17 3.8 2.3- 6.4 300 96.2 93.6-97.7
Other 49 3 4.6 1.3-15.6 46 95.4 84.4-98.7
AGE
18-44 82 0 0.0 . - . 82 100 . - .
45+ 285 21 7.2 4.5-11.3 264 92.8 88.7-95.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 8 5.2 2.4-11.0 95 94.8 89.0-97.6
Some College + 265 13 3.8 2.1- 6.9 252 96.2 93.1-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 11 4.8 2.4- 9.6 149 95.2 90.4-97.6
$50,000+ 161 8 4.0 2.0- 7.9 153 96.0 92.1-98.0

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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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