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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had a heart attack also called a myocardial infarction?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
-African Americans 1,420 73 4.1 3.1- 5.5 1,347 95.9 94.5-96.9
GENDER
Male 523 37 5.6 3.7- 8.3 486 94.4 91.7-96.3
Female 897 36 2.9 2.0- 4.2 861 97.1 95.8-98.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,385 73 4.2 3.2- 5.6 1,312 95.8 94.4-96.8
AGE
18-34 290 *** *** *** 290 100 . - .
35-44 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 259 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 304 19 6.8 4.2-10.8 285 93.2 89.2-95.8
65-74 216 22 10.2 6.4-16.1 194 89.8 83.9-93.6
75+ 125 14 12.7 7.1-21.5 111 87.3 78.5-92.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 24 7.7 4.9-11.8 189 92.3 88.2-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 468 28 4.4 2.9- 6.8 440 95.6 93.2-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 390 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 347 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 17 5.0 2.9- 8.6 265 95.0 91.4-97.1
$15,000- 24,999 307 21 5.1 3.2- 8.2 286 94.9 91.8-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 169 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 377 52 14.7 10.6-20.0 325 85.3 80.0-89.4
No 974 19 1.2 0.7- 1.9 955 98.8 98.1-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 14 7.2 4.1-12.5 152 92.8 87.5-95.9
Non-Veteran 1,249 58 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,191 96.4 94.9-97.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 768 46 5.3 3.7- 7.6 722 94.7 92.4-96.3
No 652 27 2.8 1.8- 4.3 625 97.2 95.7-98.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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