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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 443 29 4.0 2.6- 6.1 414 96.0 93.9-97.4
GENDER
Male 140 16 5.9 3.2-10.3 124 94.1 89.7-96.8
Female 303 13 2.5 1.4- 4.4 290 97.5 95.6-98.6
RACE
White 284 25 5.2 3.3- 8.3 259 94.8 91.7-96.7
Other 157 4 1.7 0.6- 4.9 153 98.3 95.1-99.4
AGE
18-44 123 0 0.0 . - . 123 100 . - .
45+ 317 29 8.7 5.8-12.7 288 91.3 87.3-94.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 18 5.0 2.9- 8.7 199 95.0 91.3-97.1
Some College + 225 11 3.0 1.5- 5.8 214 97.0 94.2-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 19 5.1 3.0- 8.5 223 94.9 91.5-97.0
$50,000+ 141 6 3.1 1.3- 7.0 135 96.9 93.0-98.7

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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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