Percentage of Adults Who Had a Heart Attack

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 742 4.2 0.2 3.9 4.6
GENDER
Male 445 5.8 0.3 5.1 6.4
Female 297 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.5
25-34 years 5 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.7
35-44 years 26 1.7 0.4 1.0 2.5
45-54 years 66 3.3 0.5 2.4 4.2
55-64 years 187 6.3 0.5 5.3 7.3
65+ years 456 11.6 0.6 10.5 12.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 23 2.4 0.6 1.2 3.6
Non-Hispanic 716 4.4 0.2 4.0 4.8
RACE
White only 665 4.3 0.2 3.9 4.7
Black or African American only 24 3.0 0.7 1.6 4.5
Other race only 21 4.1 1.0 2.1 6.1
More than one race 18 7.4 2.0 3.5 11.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 83 7.2 0.9 5.5 9.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 265 5.0 0.3 4.3 5.6
Some college 214 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.5
College graduate 180 2.6 0.2 2.2 3.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 7.3 1.0 5.4 9.3
$15,000 to $24,999 167 6.6 0.6 5.4 7.7
$25,000 to $34,999 92 5.1 0.6 3.9 6.2
$35,000 to $49,999 107 4.6 0.5 3.6 5.6
$50,000 or more 156 2.2 0.2 1.9 2.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 181 2.0 0.2 1.6 2.3
Out of work 18 2.5 0.6 1.3 3.8
Homemaker/Student 27 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.7
Retired 382 11.7 0.6 10.4 12.9
Unable to work 131 13.9 1.4 11.1 16.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 351 8.1 0.5 7.1 9.1
1 to less than 20 hours 46 4.0 0.7 2.7 5.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 48 2.2 0.4 1.4 2.9
40 hours to less than 60 hours 123 1.9 0.2 1.5 2.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 376 4.0 0.2 3.5 4.4
Divorced/Seperated 136 5.8 0.6 4.6 7.0
Widowed 181 11.9 1.0 9.9 13.8
Never married 45 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 405 10.7 0.6 9.5 12.0
Living without a disability 313 2.4 0.2 2.1 2.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 54 7.0 1.1 4.9 9.2
Rural 110 6.5 0.7 5.1 7.9
Densely-settled rural 116 4.1 0.4 3.3 5.0
Semi-Urban 120 4.5 0.5 3.6 5.5
Urban 342 3.5 0.2 3.0 3.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 689 4.5 0.2 4.1 4.9
Uninsured 50 2.5 0.4 1.7 3.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 252 14.2 1.0 12.3 16.2
No diabetes 487 3.1 0.2 2.7 3.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 95 6.6 0.8 5.1 8.1
No current asthma 641 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 441 9.6 0.5 8.6 10.6
No arthritis 298 2.4 0.2 2.1 2.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 93 7.0 0.9 5.3 8.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 632 3.9 0.2 3.6 4.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 158 5.9 0.5 4.8 6.9
Non-smoker 553 3.9 0.2 3.5 4.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 170 3.0 0.3 2.4 3.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 253 4.3 0.3 3.7 4.9
Obese, BMI>=30 291 6.0 0.4 5.2 6.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 444 3.3 0.2 3.0 3.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 297 7.0 0.5 6.1 8.0
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 231 11.5 0.8 9.9 13.1
Did not serve on active duty 509 3.2 0.2 2.9 3.6

Numerator: Respondents who 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.