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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 angina or coronary heart disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,655 404 4.7 4.2- 5.3 6,251 95.3 94.7-95.8
-Eastern 2,191 156 5.6 4.7- 6.7 2,035 94.4 93.3-95.3
GENDER
Male 929 73 5.5 4.2- 7.1 856 94.5 92.9-95.8
Female 1,262 83 5.7 4.4- 7.3 1,179 94.3 92.7-95.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,348 109 6.3 5.1- 7.8 1,239 93.7 92.2-94.9
Non-Hispanic Black 571 39 5.1 3.5- 7.3 532 94.9 92.7-96.5
Other 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 368 18 4.7 2.7- 7.9 350 95.3 92.1-97.3
55-64 480 41 7.9 5.6-11.1 439 92.1 88.9-94.4
65-74 365 37 12.1 8.6-16.7 328 87.9 83.3-91.4
75+ 256 55 22.9 17.3-29.7 201 77.1 70.3-82.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 245 27 9.0 5.8-13.7 218 91.0 86.3-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 707 61 6.3 4.7- 8.4 646 93.7 91.6-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 655 41 4.2 3.0- 5.9 614 95.8 94.1-97.0
College Graduate 576 27 4.0 2.7- 6.0 549 96.0 94.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 19 7.1 4.0-12.4 220 92.9 87.6-96.0
$15,000- 24,999 396 31 6.5 4.4- 9.7 365 93.5 90.3-95.6
$25,000- 34,999 187 17 6.1 3.4-10.5 170 93.9 89.5-96.6
$35,000- 49,999 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 276 16 3.2 1.8- 5.7 260 96.8 94.3-98.2
$75,000+ 402 23 5.6 3.6- 8.5 379 94.4 91.5-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 102 13.9 11.1-17.2 551 86.1 82.8-88.9
No 1,486 50 2.5 1.8- 3.4 1,436 97.5 96.6-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 38 7.4 5.2-10.3 329 92.6 89.7-94.8
Non-Veteran 1,819 117 5.2 4.2- 6.4 1,702 94.8 93.6-95.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 295 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,729 133 6.2 5.1- 7.5 1,596 93.8 92.5-94.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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