Percentage of Adults Who Had a Heart Attack

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 204 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 119 5.2 0.5 4.2 6.2
Female 85 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
25-34 years 3 0.4 0.3 0.0 1.0
35-44 years 5 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
45-54 years 19 2.1 0.5 1.1 3.2
55-64 years 37 7.0 1.2 4.7 9.4
65+ years 138 13.6 1.2 11.3 15.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 3 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.7
Non-Hispanic 200 4.1 0.3 3.5 4.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 192 4.1 0.3 3.5 4.7
Black Only 6 4.4 2.0 0.5 8.3
Other Race Only 2 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.1
More than One Race 3 5.8 3.4 0.0 12.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 26 7.3 1.5 4.2 10.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 87 5.8 0.7 4.4 7.1
Some College 59 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.7
College Graduate 32 1.8 0.3 1.1 2.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 33 8.2 1.6 5.2 11.3
$15,000 - $24,999 48 5.9 0.9 4.1 7.7
$25,000 - $34,999 44 6.0 1.0 4.1 7.9
$35,000 - $49,999 26 3.0 0.6 1.8 4.2
$50,000+ 18 1.4 0.3 0.7 2.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 41 1.4 0.2 0.9 1.8
Out of Work 2 1.0 0.8 0.0 2.5
Homemaker / Student 3 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.1
Retired 126 13.8 1.2 11.3 16.2
Unable to Work 32 21.4 3.8 14.1 28.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 114 11.8 1.1 9.5 14.0
1-19 Hours 5 2.3 1.2 0.0 4.6
20-39 Hours 21 2.5 0.6 1.4 3.7
40 + Hours 27 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 95 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.1
Divorced / Separated 38 5.8 1.0 3.8 7.7
Widowed 63 12.4 1.6 9.3 15.5
Never Married 8 0.8 0.3 0.2 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 118 12.1 1.2 9.8 14.3
Living without a Disability 86 2.0 0.2 1.6 2.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 21 9.0 2.0 5.0 12.9
Rural 44 6.9 1.1 4.8 9.1
Densely-settled Rural 43 4.8 0.8 3.2 6.4
Semi-urban 26 2.2 0.5 1.3 3.1
Urban 69 3.0 0.4 2.2 3.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 103 15.0 1.6 11.9 18.1
Excellent to Good 101 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 10 1.4 0.5 0.4 2.3
Insured 194 4.3 0.3 3.6 4.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 59 18.9 2.5 14.1 23.8
No Diabetes 145 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.4
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 141 10.6 0.9 8.7 12.4
No Hypertension 62 1.6 0.2 1.2 2.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 23 5.4 1.2 3.1 7.7
No Current Asthma 181 3.8 0.3 3.2 4.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 27 7.3 1.5 4.3 10.3
<14 days mental health not good 172 3.5 0.3 2.9 4.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 40 3.7 0.6 2.4 4.9
Non-Smoker 163 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 56 2.7 0.4 1.9 3.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 70 3.7 0.5 2.8 4.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 73 6.7 0.9 5.0 8.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 116 3.0 0.3 2.4 3.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 88 6.6 0.8 5.1 8.1
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 66 2.6 0.3 1.9 3.3
Insufficient 66 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.6
No Activity 66 8.2 1.1 6.1 10.3

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor, nurse or
other health professional that they had a heart attack.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A