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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

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%)
North Carolina 12,078 800 4.5 4.1- 5.0 11,278 95.5 95.0-95.9
-Gaston County 267 16 4.7 2.7- 8.0 251 95.3 92.0-97.3
GENDER
Male 95 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 90 96.4 91.1-98.6
Female 172 11 5.7 2.9-10.9 161 94.3 89.1-97.1
RACE
White 222 14 5.8 3.3-10.1 208 94.2 89.9-96.7
Other 45 2 2.1 0.4- 9.4 43 97.9 90.6-99.6
AGE
18-44 56 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 54 97.9 91.7-99.5
45+ 210 14 6.8 3.8-11.8 196 93.2 88.2-96.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 136 11 5.4 2.7-10.5 125 94.6 89.5-97.3
Some College + 131 5 3.6 1.4- 9.0 126 96.4 91.0-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 139 11 8.1 4.2-14.8 128 91.9 85.2-95.8
$50,000+ 79 3 2.5 0.7- 8.3 76 97.5 91.7-99.3

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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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