Percentage of Adults Who Had a Heart Attack

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 705 4.4 0.2 4.0 4.8
GENDER
Male 426 6.0 0.4 5.3 6.7
Female 279 2.8 0.2 2.4 3.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 2 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.8
25-34 years 11 0.7 0.2 0.3 1.1
35-44 years 19 1.5 0.4 0.7 2.3
45-54 years 56 3.7 0.6 2.5 4.8
55-64 years 163 6.5 0.6 5.3 7.7
65+ years 454 11.6 0.6 10.5 12.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 13 1.5 0.5 0.5 2.5
Non-Hispanic 685 4.7 0.2 4.2 5.1
RACE
White only 653 4.7 0.2 4.2 5.1
Black or African American only 26 3.6 0.9 1.9 5.3
Other race only 10 2.7 0.9 0.9 4.5
More than one race 11 3.6 1.3 1.1 6.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 64 6.7 1.0 4.8 8.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 242 5.1 0.4 4.4 5.9
Some college 216 4.4 0.4 3.7 5.1
College graduate 181 2.8 0.2 2.3 3.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 7.3 1.1 5.2 9.5
$15,000 to $24,999 138 6.4 0.7 5.0 7.7
$25,000 to $34,999 80 4.6 0.6 3.4 5.8
$35,000 to $49,999 97 5.0 0.6 3.7 6.2
$50,000 or more 188 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 174 2.3 0.2 1.8 2.7
Out of work 19 4.1 1.2 1.8 6.4
Homemaker/Student 25 1.4 0.3 0.8 2.0
Retired 369 11.2 0.6 9.9 12.5
Unable to work 107 13.8 1.6 10.7 16.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 335 8.1 0.5 7.1 9.2
1 to less than 20 hours 43 4.2 0.7 2.8 5.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 42 1.8 0.3 1.2 2.5
40 hours or more 123 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 352 4.0 0.3 3.5 4.5
Divorced/Seperated 132 6.9 0.8 5.4 8.4
Widowed 179 12.0 1.0 10.0 14.0
Never married 42 1.5 0.3 0.9 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 369 10.1 0.6 8.9 11.3
Living without a disability 288 2.6 0.2 2.2 3.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 52 6.3 1.0 4.4 8.1
Rural 86 6.0 0.8 4.4 7.5
Densely-settled rural 118 4.3 0.5 3.4 5.2
Semi-Urban 116 4.4 0.5 3.5 5.3
Urban 333 4.0 0.3 3.5 4.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 661 4.6 0.2 4.2 5.0
Uninsured 41 3.3 0.6 2.1 4.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 225 14.9 1.1 12.7 17.1
No diabetes 477 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 78 6.1 0.9 4.4 7.8
No current asthma 622 4.3 0.2 3.9 4.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 392 9.5 0.6 8.4 10.6
No arthritis 308 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 102 7.4 0.9 5.6 9.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 583 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 126 5.7 0.6 4.4 6.9
Non-smoker 535 4.1 0.2 3.7 4.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 162 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 228 4.5 0.4 3.8 5.2
Obese, BMI>=30 261 6.3 0.5 5.4 7.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 420 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 282 7.8 0.6 6.7 8.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 214 11.5 0.9 9.7 13.3
Did not serve on active duty 481 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8

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.