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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 381 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 365 97.1 95.1-98.3
GENDER
Male 143 8 3.6 1.7- 7.6 135 96.4 92.4-98.3
Female 238 8 2.2 1.1- 4.6 230 97.8 95.4-98.9
RACE
White 290 16 4.4 2.6- 7.4 274 95.6 92.6-97.4
Other 87 0 0.0 . - . 87 100 . - .
AGE
18-44 98 0 0.0 . - . 98 100 . - .
45+ 280 16 5.5 3.2- 9.2 264 94.5 90.8-96.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 112 7 5.0 2.2-10.9 105 95.0 89.1-97.8
Some College + 269 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 260 98.0 95.9-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6 134 96.4 91.4-98.5
$50,000+ 182 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2 177 98.3 95.8-99.3

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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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