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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
GENDER
Male 3,090 239 6.2 5.3- 7.3 2,851 93.8 92.7-94.7
Female 4,147 217 4.0 3.4- 4.7 3,930 96.0 95.3-96.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,918 348 5.7 5.0- 6.5 4,570 94.3 93.5-95.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,369 72 4.2 3.2- 5.6 1,297 95.8 94.4-96.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 114 *** *** *** 108 95.9 88.8-98.5
Non-Hispanic Other 250 14 5.6 2.5-12.2 236 94.4 87.8-97.5
Hispanic 501 14 2.2 1.2- 3.8 487 97.8 96.2-98.8
AGE
18-34 1,267 *** *** *** 1,261 99.4 98.5-99.8
35-44 954 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7 943 98.6 97.3-99.3
45-54 1,091 56 5.6 4.1- 7.6 1,035 94.4 92.4-95.9
55-64 1,507 115 8.2 6.7-10.1 1,392 91.8 89.9-93.3
65-74 1,365 135 10.8 8.9-13.0 1,230 89.2 87.0-91.1
75+ 947 129 14.4 12.0-17.3 818 85.6 82.7-88.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 916 114 10.8 8.6-13.4 802 89.2 86.6-91.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,980 150 5.6 4.7- 6.7 1,830 94.4 93.3-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,912 98 3.7 2.9- 4.6 1,814 96.3 95.4-97.1
College Graduate 2,395 92 2.6 2.1- 3.3 2,303 97.4 96.7-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 843 90 9.2 7.2-11.6 753 90.8 88.4-92.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,180 92 6.7 5.2- 8.5 1,088 93.3 91.5-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 701 54 6.2 4.4- 8.8 647 93.8 91.2-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 844 42 3.8 2.6- 5.6 802 96.2 94.4-97.4
$50,000-74,999 787 32 2.8 1.9- 4.2 755 97.2 95.8-98.1
$75,000+ 1,455 59 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,396 96.6 95.2-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,922 268 13.9 12.1-16.1 1,654 86.1 83.9-87.9
No 5,057 173 2.4 2.0- 2.9 4,884 97.6 97.1-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 991 108 9.2 7.4-11.4 883 90.8 88.6-92.6
Non-Veteran 6,232 346 4.4 3.9- 5.0 5,886 95.6 95.0-96.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,223 304 6.2 5.4- 7.1 3,919 93.8 92.9-94.6
No 3,014 152 3.5 2.9- 4.2 2,862 96.5 95.8-97.1

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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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