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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 13,219 795 4.4 3.9- 5.0 12,424 95.6 95.0-96.1
GENDER
Male 4,956 442 5.8 4.8- 6.9 4,514 94.2 93.1-95.2
Female 8,263 353 3.2 2.7- 3.7 7,910 96.8 96.3-97.3
RACE
White 10,461 661 4.7 4.2- 5.3 9,800 95.3 94.7-95.8
African American 1,849 86 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,763 96.6 95.1-97.6
Asian 104 3 1.5 0.4- 5.6 101 98.5 94.4-99.6
Native American 310 31 9.7 5.5-16.5 279 90.3 83.5-94.5
Other Minorities 406 9 3.7 1.0-12.6 397 96.3 87.4-99.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 440 7 3.0 0.7-12.0 433 97.0 88.0-99.3
-English Speaking 229 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 227 99.7 98.6-99.9
-Spanish Speaking 211 5 4.3 0.9-17.8 206 95.7 82.2-99.1
Non-Hispanic 12,742 786 4.5 4.1- 5.1 11,956 95.5 94.9-95.9
AGE
18-24 410 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 409 99.8 98.4- 100
25-34 1,223 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 1,222 100 99.9- 100
35-44 1,993 23 1.9 0.8- 4.6 1,970 98.1 95.4-99.2
45-54 2,561 69 3.0 2.1- 4.4 2,492 97.0 95.6-97.9
55-64 2,759 193 7.9 6.4- 9.6 2,566 92.1 90.4-93.6
65-74 2,345 236 10.8 8.9-12.9 2,109 89.2 87.1-91.1
75+ 1,810 265 17.0 14.1-20.4 1,545 83.0 79.6-85.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,721 193 6.8 5.1- 9.0 1,528 93.2 91.0-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,929 266 5.0 4.2- 6.0 3,663 95.0 94.0-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,340 180 4.5 3.2- 6.2 3,160 95.5 93.8-96.8
College Graduate 4,206 151 2.7 2.1- 3.4 4,055 97.3 96.6-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,434 155 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,279 93.3 91.4-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,085 170 7.4 5.3-10.3 1,915 92.6 89.7-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,363 104 5.7 4.1- 7.8 1,259 94.3 92.2-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,706 85 4.1 2.9- 5.6 1,621 95.9 94.4-97.1
$50,000-74,999 1,805 82 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1,723 96.0 94.5-97.1
$75,000+ 2,796 58 1.5 1.1- 2.3 2,738 98.5 97.7-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,568 521 9.8 8.6-11.3 4,047 90.2 88.7-91.4
No 7,851 239 2.3 1.7- 3.0 7,612 97.7 97.0-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,719 219 13.2 10.2-17.1 1,500 86.8 82.9-89.8
Non-Veteran 10,390 503 3.1 2.7- 3.6 9,887 96.9 96.4-97.3

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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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