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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Whites

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
-Whites 5,153 357 5.6 4.9- 6.3 4,796 94.4 93.7-95.1
GENDER
Male 2,226 191 6.9 5.8- 8.1 2,035 93.1 91.9-94.2
Female 2,927 166 4.3 3.6- 5.2 2,761 95.7 94.8-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,959 349 5.7 5.0- 6.4 4,610 94.3 93.6-95.0
AGE
18-34 755 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 589 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 739 35 5.2 3.6- 7.5 704 94.8 92.5-96.4
55-64 1,111 88 8.7 6.9-11.0 1,023 91.3 89.0-93.1
65-74 1,106 109 10.9 8.8-13.3 997 89.1 86.7-91.2
75+ 795 113 14.9 12.3-18.1 682 85.1 81.9-87.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 510 81 14.0 10.8-18.0 429 86.0 82.0-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,354 114 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,240 93.7 92.3-94.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,381 86 4.2 3.3- 5.3 1,295 95.8 94.7-96.7
College Graduate 1,894 75 2.5 1.9- 3.2 1,819 97.5 96.8-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 459 66 12.6 9.5-16.5 393 87.4 83.5-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 721 65 8.3 6.2-11.2 656 91.7 88.8-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 474 39 6.0 4.2- 8.4 435 94.0 91.6-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 624 36 4.7 3.1- 7.1 588 95.3 92.9-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 623 27 3.0 2.0- 4.6 596 97.0 95.4-98.0
$75,000+ 1,231 51 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,180 96.8 95.5-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,428 203 13.5 11.5-15.9 1,225 86.5 84.1-88.5
No 3,576 142 2.9 2.4- 3.5 3,434 97.1 96.5-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 777 92 10.0 7.9-12.7 685 90.0 87.3-92.1
Non-Veteran 4,372 264 4.8 4.2- 5.6 4,108 95.2 94.4-95.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,081 241 6.7 5.7- 7.8 2,840 93.3 92.2-94.3
No 2,072 116 4.0 3.2- 4.9 1,956 96.0 95.1-96.8

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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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