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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 13,219 795 4.4 3.9- 5.0 12,424 95.6 95.0-96.1
-Buncombe County 399 20 3.2 1.9- 5.2 379 96.8 94.8-98.1
GENDER
Male 145 11 4.9 2.6- 9.3 134 95.1 90.7-97.4
Female 254 9 1.6 0.8- 3.1 245 98.4 96.9-99.2
RACE
White 364 19 3.4 2.0- 5.6 345 96.6 94.4-98.0
Other 32 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 31 98.4 89.3-99.8
AGE
18-44 107 0 0.0 . - . 107 100 . - .
45+ 291 20 6.1 3.7- 9.9 271 93.9 90.1-96.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 10 4.8 2.4- 9.5 111 95.2 90.5-97.6
Some College + 275 9 2.4 1.1- 5.0 266 97.6 95.0-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 13 4.9 2.6- 9.0 176 95.1 91.0-97.4
$50,000+ 160 3 1.4 0.4- 4.7 157 98.6 95.3-99.6

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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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