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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 409 18 3.4 1.9- 6.0 391 96.6 94.0-98.1
GENDER
Male 153 13 5.8 3.0-10.7 140 94.2 89.3-97.0
Female 256 5 0.8 0.3- 1.9 251 99.2 98.1-99.7
RACE
White 343 15 3.6 1.9- 6.8 328 96.4 93.2-98.1
Other 63 3 2.7 0.8- 9.2 60 97.3 90.8-99.2
AGE
18-44 134 0 0.0 . - . 134 100 . - .
45+ 270 18 7.2 4.1-12.3 252 92.8 87.7-95.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 8 4.1 1.8- 8.9 136 95.9 91.1-98.2
Some College + 264 10 3.0 1.3- 6.6 254 97.0 93.4-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 14 6.0 3.1-11.0 147 94.0 89.0-96.9
$50,000+ 181 3 1.3 0.3- 5.7 178 98.7 94.3-99.7

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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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