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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 586 18 2.3 1.3- 4.0 568 97.7 96.0-98.7
GENDER
Male 242 8 2.7 1.1- 6.3 234 97.3 93.7-98.9
Female 344 10 1.9 1.0- 3.7 334 98.1 96.3-99.0
RACE
White 434 16 3.2 1.8- 5.9 418 96.8 94.1-98.2
Other 151 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 149 99.6 98.2-99.9
AGE
18-44 205 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 204 99.1 93.7-99.9
45+ 375 17 3.9 2.4- 6.3 358 96.1 93.7-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 135 98.3 95.8-99.3
Some College + 445 13 2.5 1.3- 4.9 432 97.5 95.1-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 9 2.5 1.3- 5.0 204 97.5 95.0-98.7
$50,000+ 311 6 2.1 0.8- 5.5 305 97.9 94.5-99.2

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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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