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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 8,263 353 3.2 2.7- 3.7 7,910 96.8 96.3-97.3
RACE
White 6,515 285 3.3 2.7- 3.9 6,230 96.7 96.1-97.3
African American 1,237 48 2.6 1.6- 4.3 1,189 97.4 95.7-98.4
Other Minorities 470 19 3.4 1.7- 6.9 451 96.6 93.1-98.3
AGE
18-24 205 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 204 99.5 96.6-99.9
25-34 803 0 0.0 . - . 803 100 . - .
35-44 1,266 8 0.6 0.2- 1.7 1,258 99.4 98.3-99.8
45-54 1,515 17 1.3 0.7- 2.4 1,498 98.7 97.6-99.3
55-64 1,674 80 5.4 3.8- 7.7 1,594 94.6 92.3-96.2
65+ 2,705 243 10.3 8.5-12.4 2,462 89.7 87.6-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,034 97 6.0 4.3- 8.4 937 94.0 91.6-95.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,479 125 4.3 3.3- 5.6 2,354 95.7 94.4-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,176 80 2.4 1.7- 3.4 2,096 97.6 96.6-98.3
College Graduate 2,561 50 1.7 1.1- 2.6 2,511 98.3 97.4-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,012 92 6.5 4.5- 9.2 920 93.5 90.8-95.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,367 74 4.9 3.4- 7.1 1,293 95.1 92.9-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 854 40 3.3 2.2- 5.0 814 96.7 95.0-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,061 28 2.0 1.1- 3.7 1,033 98.0 96.3-98.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,089 27 2.4 1.4- 4.1 1,062 97.6 95.9-98.6
$75,000+ 1,458 8 0.7 0.2- 2.0 1,450 99.3 98.0-99.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,936 240 7.0 5.7- 8.5 2,696 93.0 91.5-94.3
No 4,860 97 1.4 1.0- 1.9 4,763 98.6 98.1-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 2 1.1 0.2- 6.3 181 98.9 93.7-99.8
Non-Veteran 7,376 316 3.0 2.5- 3.6 7,060 97.0 96.4-97.5

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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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