Percentage of Adults Who had a Heart Attack

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1263 4.0 0.1 3.7 4.2
GENDER
Male 743 5.1 0.2 4.7 5.5
Female 520 2.9 0.2 2.6 3.2
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 36 1.8 0.4 1.1 2.5
Non-hispanic 1223 4.2 0.1 4.0 4.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.5
25-34 years 9 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.6
35-44 years 33 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.6
45-54 years 117 3.1 0.3 2.5 3.7
55-64 years 277 5.8 0.4 5.0 6.5
65+ years 823 11.4 0.4 10.6 12.3
RACE
White only 1124 4.1 0.1 3.8 4.3
Black or African American only 58 4.1 0.7 2.7 5.4
Other race only 32 3.2 0.7 1.8 4.5
More than one race 37 6.3 1.2 4.0 8.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 128 5.8 0.6 4.6 7.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 432 5.0 0.3 4.5 5.5
Some college 372 3.8 0.2 3.4 4.2
College graduate 323 2.5 0.2 2.2 2.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 8.0 0.8 6.5 9.5
$15,000 to $24,999 248 5.7 0.4 4.8 6.5
$25,000 to $34,999 154 5.2 0.5 4.3 6.2
$35,000 to $49,999 164 4.0 0.4 3.3 4.7
$50,000 or more 308 2.3 0.2 2.0 2.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 284 1.8 0.1 1.5 2.0
Out of work 38 3.0 0.6 1.9 4.2
Homemaker/Student 49 1.2 0.2 0.8 1.6
Retired 678 10.9 0.5 10.0 11.8
Unable to work 198 13.2 1.1 11.1 15.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 647 8.2 0.4 7.4 8.9
1 to less than 20 hours 60 3.3 0.5 2.3 4.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 88 2.0 0.2 1.6 2.5
40 plus hours 188 1.6 0.1 1.4 1.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 647 3.8 0.2 3.5 4.1
Divorced/Seperated 244 6.0 0.5 5.1 6.9
Widowed 311 10.8 0.7 9.5 12.1
Never married 61 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 681 10.1 0.4 9.3 11.0
Not living with a disability 538 2.3 0.1 2.1 2.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 96 6.0 0.7 4.6 7.3
Rural 151 4.6 0.4 3.8 5.5
Densely-settled rural 218 4.6 0.4 3.9 5.3
Semi-Urban 201 4.2 0.3 3.5 4.8
Urban 597 3.5 0.2 3.2 3.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1195 4.3 0.1 4.0 4.5
Uninsured 62 2.3 0.3 1.6 2.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 447 14.9 0.8 13.3 16.4
No diabetes 815 2.8 0.1 2.6 3.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 161 6.7 0.6 5.5 8.0
No current asthma 1091 3.7 0.1 3.5 4.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 708 9.0 0.4 8.2 9.7
No 542 2.3 0.1 2.1 2.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 174 6.5 0.6 5.3 7.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 1061 3.7 0.1 3.4 3.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 241 5.0 0.4 4.3 5.7
Non-smoker 963 3.8 0.1 3.5 4.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 324 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 410 4.2 0.3 3.7 4.7
Obese, BMI>=30 455 4.9 0.3 4.4 5.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 680 3.1 0.1 2.9 3.4
No 456 6.3 0.3 5.6 6.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 370 10.1 0.6 8.9 11.2
Did not serve on active duty 885 3.2 0.1 2.9 3.4

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.