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2015 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 6,676 362 4.3 3.8- 4.9 6,314 95.7 95.1-96.2
GENDER
Male 2,855 207 5.7 4.8- 6.7 2,648 94.3 93.3-95.2
Female 3,821 155 3.0 2.5- 3.6 3,666 97.0 96.4-97.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,482 272 5.0 4.3- 5.8 4,210 95.0 94.2-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,302 66 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,236 96.3 95.1-97.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 91 *** *** *** 86 95.3 87.0-98.4
Non-Hispanic Other 215 *** *** *** 205 97.0 94.2-98.5
Hispanic 493 *** *** *** 486 99.1 97.8-99.7
AGE
18-34 1,261 *** *** *** 1,261 100 . - .
35-44 932 13 1.1 0.6- 1.9 919 98.9 98.1-99.4
45-54 1,164 41 3.3 2.3- 4.6 1,123 96.7 95.4-97.7
55-64 1,333 92 6.5 5.1- 8.3 1,241 93.5 91.7-94.9
65-74 1,137 110 10.9 8.7-13.5 1,027 89.1 86.5-91.3
75+ 756 103 15.1 11.9-18.9 653 84.9 81.1-88.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 712 71 8.7 6.6-11.4 641 91.3 88.6-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,859 118 4.6 3.8- 5.7 1,741 95.4 94.3-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,843 94 3.4 2.7- 4.3 1,749 96.6 95.7-97.3
College Graduate 2,231 75 2.3 1.8- 3.0 2,156 97.7 97.0-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 58 6.8 5.0- 9.2 595 93.2 90.8-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,099 85 6.8 5.2- 8.8 1,014 93.2 91.2-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 583 33 2.8 1.9- 4.1 550 97.2 95.9-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 745 35 4.9 3.3- 7.2 710 95.1 92.8-96.7
$50,000-74,999 815 22 1.8 1.1- 3.0 793 98.2 97.0-98.9
$75,000+ 1,427 48 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,379 97.5 96.5-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,753 203 10.5 8.9-12.4 1,550 89.5 87.6-91.1
No 4,785 153 2.4 2.0- 2.9 4,632 97.6 97.1-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 896 88 9.0 6.9-11.6 808 91.0 88.4-93.1
Non-Veteran 5,760 274 3.6 3.2- 4.2 5,486 96.4 95.8-96.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,968 74 3.4 2.6- 4.5 1,894 96.6 95.5-97.4
Regional City or Suburban 1,444 69 3.9 3.0- 5.2 1,375 96.1 94.8-97.0
Rural 3,264 219 5.2 4.4- 6.1 3,045 94.8 93.9-95.6

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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.

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