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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 12,078 800 4.5 4.1- 5.0 11,278 95.5 95.0-95.9
GENDER
Male 4,465 417 5.6 4.9- 6.5 4,048 94.4 93.5-95.1
Female 7,613 383 3.5 3.1- 4.1 7,230 96.5 95.9-96.9
RACE
White 9,412 648 4.9 4.4- 5.4 8,764 95.1 94.6-95.6
African American 1,873 109 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,764 95.5 94.1-96.6
Asian 106 3 1.8 0.4- 8.7 103 98.2 91.3-99.6
Native American 265 25 5.5 3.2- 9.3 240 94.5 90.7-96.8
Other Minorities 350 11 1.6 0.7- 3.8 339 98.4 96.2-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 415 11 1.2 0.4- 3.0 404 98.8 97.0-99.6
-English Speaking 237 10 2.0 0.7- 5.8 227 98.0 94.2-99.3
-Spanish Speaking 178 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 177 99.7 97.8- 100
Non-Hispanic 11,632 788 4.8 4.3- 5.3 10,844 95.2 94.7-95.7
AGE
18-24 352 0 0.0 . - . 352 100 . - .
25-34 974 2 0.5 0.1- 2.3 972 99.5 97.7-99.9
35-44 1,711 23 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,688 98.5 97.6-99.1
45-54 2,285 91 4.2 3.1- 5.5 2,194 95.8 94.5-96.9
55-64 2,680 185 8.1 6.7- 9.9 2,495 91.9 90.1-93.3
65-74 2,249 247 10.9 9.3-12.8 2,002 89.1 87.2-90.7
75+ 1,702 247 15.4 13.1-18.0 1,455 84.6 82.0-86.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,524 216 8.3 6.8- 9.9 1,308 91.7 90.1-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,480 263 5.3 4.4- 6.4 3,217 94.7 93.6-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 3,020 180 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,840 95.6 94.5-96.5
College Graduate 4,034 139 2.5 1.9- 3.1 3,895 97.5 96.9-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,319 167 8.9 7.3-10.9 1,152 91.1 89.1-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,893 196 8.3 6.7-10.3 1,697 91.7 89.7-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,292 87 5.4 4.0- 7.3 1,205 94.6 92.7-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,504 82 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,422 96.0 94.6-97.1
$50,000-74,999 1,593 72 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,521 96.8 95.7-97.6
$75,000+ 2,532 69 1.9 1.3- 2.8 2,463 98.1 97.2-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,517 534 10.2 9.0-11.5 3,983 89.8 88.5-91.0
No 7,057 242 2.0 1.6- 2.4 6,815 98.0 97.6-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,672 210 9.5 7.8-11.6 1,462 90.5 88.4-92.2
Non-Veteran 10,401 590 3.8 3.4- 4.3 9,811 96.2 95.7-96.6

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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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