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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,849 86 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,763 96.6 95.1-97.6
GENDER
Male 612 38 4.4 2.6- 7.4 574 95.6 92.6-97.4
Female 1,237 48 2.6 1.6- 4.3 1,189 97.4 95.7-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 1 2.5 0.3-16.7 14 97.5 83.3-99.7
Non-Hispanic 1,833 85 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,748 96.6 95.1-97.6
AGE
18-24 89 0 0.0 . - . 89 100 . - .
25-34 206 0 0.0 . - . 206 100 . - .
35-44 289 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3 286 99.6 98.7-99.9
45-54 406 9 1.8 0.8- 4.1 397 98.2 95.9-99.2
55-64 401 23 6.8 3.8-11.9 378 93.2 88.1-96.2
65+ 442 50 14.9 9.1-23.4 392 85.1 76.6-90.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 27 8.8 4.2-17.5 286 91.2 82.5-95.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 659 30 3.2 2.0- 5.1 629 96.8 94.9-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 457 16 1.6 0.8- 3.1 441 98.4 96.9-99.2
College Graduate 416 13 2.4 1.0- 5.4 403 97.6 94.6-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 353 26 4.9 2.6- 9.1 327 95.1 90.9-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 387 21 5.4 3.0- 9.5 366 94.6 90.5-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 205 12 3.9 1.8- 8.2 193 96.1 91.8-98.2
$35,000-49,999 219 5 1.1 0.3- 3.2 214 98.9 96.8-99.7
$50,000- 74,999 208 4 0.8 0.2- 3.0 204 99.2 97.0-99.8
$75,000+ 197 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 193 99.1 97.5-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 709 66 8.1 5.2-12.2 643 91.9 87.8-94.8
No 975 16 0.8 0.4- 1.5 959 99.2 98.5-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 226 14 9.7 4.0-21.7 212 90.3 78.3-96.0
Non-Veteran 1,470 69 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,401 97.1 95.8-98.0

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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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