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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 350 26 5.5 3.4- 8.9 324 94.5 91.1-96.6
GENDER
Male 132 17 9.8 5.4-17.0 115 90.2 83.0-94.6
Female 218 9 1.9 1.0- 3.8 209 98.1 96.2-99.0
RACE
White 298 23 5.5 3.2- 9.2 275 94.5 90.8-96.8
Other 52 3 5.7 1.6-17.8 49 94.3 82.2-98.4
AGE
18-44 94 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 93 99.7 98.0- 100
45+ 252 25 10.0 6.1-15.9 227 90.0 84.1-93.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 17 5.3 3.0- 9.0 176 94.7 91.0-97.0
Some College + 155 8 4.9 2.1-11.3 147 95.1 88.7-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 18 7.8 4.2-14.0 176 92.2 86.0-95.8
$50,000+ 86 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 84 98.6 94.4-99.7

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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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