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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,873 109 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,764 95.5 94.1-96.6
GENDER
Male 551 40 4.7 3.1- 7.0 511 95.3 93.0-96.9
Female 1,322 69 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,253 95.6 93.8-96.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 2 4.5 0.9-19.0 16 95.5 81.0-99.1
Non-Hispanic 1,852 107 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,745 95.5 94.1-96.6
AGE
18-24 78 0 0.0 . - . 78 100 . - .
25-34 202 0 0.0 . - . 202 100 . - .
35-44 252 5 3.0 1.1- 8.2 247 97.0 91.8-98.9
45-54 421 21 6.0 3.4-10.4 400 94.0 89.6-96.6
55-64 440 36 10.1 6.5-15.4 404 89.9 84.6-93.5
65+ 455 47 9.5 6.5-13.6 408 90.5 86.4-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 304 30 5.6 3.4- 9.1 274 94.4 90.9-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 49 6.0 4.0- 8.8 557 94.0 91.2-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 489 18 3.4 1.6- 7.1 471 96.6 92.9-98.4
College Graduate 470 11 2.3 1.0- 5.0 459 97.7 95.0-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 350 34 7.7 5.1-11.6 316 92.3 88.4-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 379 31 7.4 4.3-12.5 348 92.6 87.5-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 231 14 6.1 3.0-12.2 217 93.9 87.8-97.0
$35,000-49,999 223 8 3.4 1.3- 8.4 215 96.6 91.6-98.7
$50,000- 74,999 195 6 2.7 1.0- 7.3 189 97.3 92.7-99.0
$75,000+ 198 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 197 99.9 99.3- 100
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 783 85 10.9 8.1-14.6 698 89.1 85.4-91.9
No 992 22 1.1 0.6- 1.8 970 98.9 98.2-99.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 13 2.9 1.3- 6.4 222 97.1 93.6-98.7
Non-Veteran 1,637 96 4.8 3.6- 6.3 1,541 95.2 93.7-96.4

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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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