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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-MALES

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
-MALES 4,956 442 5.8 4.8- 6.9 4,514 94.2 93.1-95.2
RACE
White 3,946 376 6.3 5.4- 7.4 3,570 93.7 92.6-94.6
African American 612 38 4.4 2.6- 7.4 574 95.6 92.6-97.4
Other Minorities 350 24 5.1 1.8-13.5 326 94.9 86.5-98.2
AGE
18-24 205 0 0.0 . - . 205 100 . - .
25-34 420 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 419 100 99.7- 100
35-44 727 15 3.3 1.1- 8.9 712 96.7 91.1-98.9
45-54 1,046 52 4.8 3.1- 7.5 994 95.2 92.5-96.9
55-64 1,085 113 10.5 8.2-13.5 972 89.5 86.5-91.8
65+ 1,450 258 18.1 15.0-21.5 1,192 81.9 78.5-85.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 96 7.5 4.9-11.2 591 92.5 88.8-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,450 141 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,309 94.2 92.6-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,164 100 7.0 4.5-10.7 1,064 93.0 89.3-95.5
College Graduate 1,645 101 3.8 2.9- 4.9 1,544 96.2 95.1-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 63 7.0 4.8-10.1 359 93.0 89.9-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 718 96 10.3 6.4-16.0 622 89.7 84.0-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 509 64 8.2 5.3-12.4 445 91.8 87.6-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 645 57 6.8 4.6- 9.9 588 93.2 90.1-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 716 55 5.7 3.9- 8.4 661 94.3 91.6-96.1
$75,000+ 1,338 50 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,288 97.8 96.7-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,632 281 13.2 10.9-15.9 1,351 86.8 84.1-89.1
No 2,991 142 3.2 2.2- 4.6 2,849 96.8 95.4-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,536 217 14.5 11.1-18.7 1,319 85.5 81.3-88.9
Non-Veteran 3,014 187 3.3 2.6- 4.0 2,827 96.7 96.0-97.4

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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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