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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 443 27 4.0 2.5- 6.4 416 96.0 93.6-97.5
GENDER
Male 174 14 5.2 2.7- 9.8 160 94.8 90.2-97.3
Female 269 13 2.7 1.5- 5.0 256 97.3 95.0-98.5
RACE
White 359 24 4.6 2.9- 7.2 335 95.4 92.8-97.1
Other 82 3 2.7 0.6-11.4 79 97.3 88.6-99.4
AGE
18-44 99 0 0.0 . - . 99 100 . - .
45+ 341 27 7.1 4.5-11.1 314 92.9 88.9-95.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 17 3.9 2.3- 6.7 208 96.1 93.3-97.7
Some College + 218 10 4.1 1.8- 9.0 208 95.9 91.0-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 251 18 3.8 2.2- 6.4 233 96.2 93.6-97.8
$50,000+ 132 4 3.9 1.2-11.8 128 96.1 88.2-98.8

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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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