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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 375 16 3.3 1.9- 5.5 359 96.7 94.5-98.1
GENDER
Male 149 12 5.1 2.7- 9.3 137 94.9 90.7-97.3
Female 226 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 222 98.6 96.2-99.5
RACE
White 307 15 4.1 2.4- 7.0 292 95.9 93.0-97.6
Other 67 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 66 99.0 93.4-99.9
AGE
18-44 90 0 0.0 . - . 90 100 . - .
45+ 280 15 5.5 3.2- 9.2 265 94.5 90.8-96.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 82 4 3.4 1.2- 9.4 78 96.6 90.6-98.8
Some College + 292 12 3.2 1.8- 5.9 280 96.8 94.1-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 10 6.0 3.1-11.5 127 94.0 88.5-96.9
$50,000+ 195 3 1.4 0.4- 4.5 192 98.6 95.5-99.6

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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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