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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,461 661 4.7 4.2- 5.3 9,800 95.3 94.7-95.8
GENDER
Male 3,946 376 6.3 5.4- 7.4 3,570 93.7 92.6-94.6
Female 6,515 285 3.3 2.7- 3.9 6,230 96.7 96.1-97.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 129 99.7 97.7- 100
Non-Hispanic 10,313 659 4.8 4.3- 5.4 9,654 95.2 94.6-95.7
AGE
18-24 263 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 262 99.6 97.4-99.9
25-34 854 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 853 100 99.8- 100
35-44 1,484 16 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,468 98.9 97.9-99.4
45-54 1,985 54 3.3 2.1- 5.2 1,931 96.7 94.8-97.9
55-64 2,229 159 8.1 6.5-10.1 2,070 91.9 89.9-93.5
65+ 3,562 426 13.0 11.4-14.7 3,136 87.0 85.3-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,153 147 8.4 6.2-11.2 1,006 91.6 88.8-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,043 223 6.0 4.9- 7.3 2,820 94.0 92.7-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,692 157 4.5 3.5- 5.7 2,535 95.5 94.3-96.5
College Graduate 3,561 131 2.8 2.2- 3.5 3,430 97.2 96.5-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 922 112 9.0 6.8-11.8 810 91.0 88.2-93.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,490 142 8.2 6.4-10.4 1,348 91.8 89.6-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,061 88 6.8 4.8- 9.7 973 93.2 90.3-95.2
$35,000-49,999 1,406 76 4.9 3.4- 6.8 1,330 95.1 93.2-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,506 76 5.0 3.6- 6.9 1,430 95.0 93.1-96.4
$75,000+ 2,476 52 1.6 1.0- 2.4 2,424 98.4 97.6-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,554 415 10.3 8.9-12.0 3,139 89.7 88.0-91.1
No 6,357 217 2.5 2.1- 3.1 6,140 97.5 96.9-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,405 195 13.2 10.7-16.3 1,210 86.8 83.7-89.3
Non-Veteran 8,176 400 3.3 2.8- 3.8 7,776 96.7 96.2-97.2

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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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