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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 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 6,676 362 4.3 3.8- 4.9 6,314 95.7 95.1-96.2
-Eastern 2,197 144 5.2 4.3- 6.3 2,053 94.8 93.7-95.7
GENDER
Male 930 76 5.5 4.2- 7.1 854 94.5 92.9-95.8
Female 1,267 68 5.0 3.8- 6.6 1,199 95.0 93.4-96.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,355 101 6.2 4.9- 7.7 1,254 93.8 92.3-95.1
Non-Hispanic Black 571 32 4.4 3.0- 6.4 539 95.6 93.6-97.0
Other 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 *** *** *** 396 100 . - .
35-44 295 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 370 17 4.7 2.8- 7.9 353 95.3 92.1-97.2
55-64 484 34 7.0 4.7-10.3 450 93.0 89.7-95.3
65-74 368 44 13.7 9.9-18.5 324 86.3 81.5-90.1
75+ 256 45 19.6 14.3-26.4 211 80.4 73.6-85.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 24 8.3 5.2-12.8 223 91.7 87.2-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 51 5.4 4.0- 7.3 657 94.6 92.7-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 656 40 4.4 3.1- 6.2 616 95.6 93.8-96.9
College Graduate 578 29 4.0 2.7- 5.9 549 96.0 94.1-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 19 6.1 3.7- 9.8 220 93.9 90.2-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 397 34 7.3 5.0-10.6 363 92.7 89.4-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 185 15 4.0 2.2- 7.0 170 96.0 93.0-97.8
$35,000- 49,999 241 14 5.6 3.1- 9.9 227 94.4 90.1-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 275 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 403 20 4.9 2.9- 8.0 383 95.1 92.0-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 659 88 12.0 9.5-15.1 571 88.0 84.9-90.5
No 1,485 51 2.7 1.9- 3.7 1,434 97.3 96.3-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 34 6.2 4.3- 9.0 332 93.8 91.0-95.7
Non-Veteran 1,826 110 5.1 4.1- 6.3 1,716 94.9 93.7-95.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 295 16 4.2 2.4- 7.2 279 95.8 92.8-97.6
Rural 1,735 121 5.7 4.6- 7.0 1,614 94.3 93.0-95.4

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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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