Percentage of Adults Who had a Heart Attack

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 704 4.4 0.2 4.0 4.8
GENDER
Female 311 2.9 0.2 2.5 3.3
Male 393 6.0 0.4 5.2 6.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 0 . . . .
25-34 years 5 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.9
35-44 years 20 1.6 0.4 0.8 2.4
45-54 years 55 3.0 0.5 2.0 3.9
55-64 years 166 7.6 0.8 6.1 9.1
65+ years 458 12.4 0.6 11.2 13.7
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 695 4.6 0.2 4.2 5.1
Hispanic 8 2.3 1.0 0.2 4.3
RACE
White only 631 4.5 0.2 4.1 4.9
Black or African American only 40 4.8 1.1 2.7 7.0
Other race only 21 3.4 1.1 1.3 5.6
More than one race 12 5.2 2.0 1.4 9.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 86 7.7 1.2 5.3 10.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 219 4.8 0.4 4.1 5.6
Some college 220 4.2 0.3 3.6 4.9
College graduate 179 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 7.5 0.9 5.7 9.4
$15,000 to $24,999 176 7.1 0.8 5.6 8.6
$25,000 to $34,999 96 5.3 0.6 4.1 6.5
$35,000 to $49,999 80 4.0 0.5 3.0 5.0
$50,000 or more 155 2.6 0.3 2.1 3.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 164 2.1 0.2 1.7 2.5
Out of work 22 3.0 0.8 1.4 4.6
Homemaker/Student 15 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.5
Retired 400 11.9 0.7 10.6 13.2
Unable to work 103 14.4 1.9 10.6 18.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 373 8.2 0.5 7.2 9.2
1 to less than 20 hours 35 3.4 0.7 2.1 4.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 61 3.6 0.6 2.4 4.7
40 plus hours 95 1.7 0.2 1.3 2.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 365 4.5 0.3 3.9 5.1
Divorced/Separated 128 6.5 0.8 5.0 7.9
Widowed 177 11.7 1.0 9.7 13.8
Never married 33 0.8 0.2 0.4 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 292 2.4 0.2 2.1 2.8
Have a disability 411 11.6 0.7 10.2 13.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 42 5.6 1.0 3.5 7.6
Rural 88 6.5 0.8 4.9 8.1
Densely-settled rural 112 4.2 0.5 3.2 5.2
Semi-Urban 108 5.0 0.6 3.8 6.2
Urban 354 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 43 2.6 0.5 1.6 3.5
Insured 661 4.8 0.2 4.3 5.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 481 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8
Have diabetes 222 14.3 1.1 12.1 16.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 606 4.1 0.2 3.7 4.6
Current Asthma 94 7.6 1.0 5.7 9.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 316 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.1
Have arthritis 385 9.8 0.6 8.6 11.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 591 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.5
14+ days mental health NOT good 97 7.5 0.9 5.6 9.3
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 560 4.1 0.2 3.7 4.6
Current smoker 138 5.8 0.6 4.6 6.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 200 3.3 0.3 2.7 3.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 258 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.1
Obese, BMI>=30 222 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 267 7.8 0.7 6.5 9.1
Participates in leisure time physical activity 435 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 500 3.5 0.2 3.1 3.9
Served on active duty 203 11.8 0.9 9.9 13.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or
other health professional that they had a heart attack also called a myocardial infarction.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.