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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 1,008 65 5.3 3.8- 7.2 943 94.7 92.8-96.2
Region 3 607 48 6.9 4.9- 9.5 559 93.1 90.5-95.1
Region 4 1,217 43 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,174 97.0 95.7-97.9
Region 5 824 30 3.5 2.3- 5.3 794 96.5 94.7-97.7
Region 6 513 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2 485 95.9 93.8-97.3
Region 7 903 36 3.2 2.2- 4.6 867 96.8 95.4-97.8
Region 8 669 45 5.0 3.6- 7.0 624 95.0 93.0-96.4
Region 9 & 10 935 67 6.5 4.9- 8.6 868 93.5 91.4-95.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,197 144 5.2 4.3- 6.3 2,053 94.8 93.7-95.7
Piedmont 3,351 138 3.5 2.8- 4.2 3,213 96.5 95.8-97.2
Western NC 1,128 80 6.1 4.6- 8.1 1,048 93.9 91.9-95.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 844 55 5.6 3.9- 7.8 789 94.4 92.2-96.1
Northwest 992 64 5.2 3.9- 6.8 928 94.8 93.2-96.1
Charlotte 1,016 39 3.3 2.2- 4.8 977 96.7 95.2-97.8
Greensboro 610 25 3.9 2.5- 6.2 585 96.1 93.8-97.5
Southern Regional 600 31 3.8 2.6- 5.6 569 96.2 94.4-97.4
Southeast 385 27 5.8 3.8- 8.9 358 94.2 91.1-96.2
Wake 1,024 33 2.8 1.9- 4.1 991 97.2 95.9-98.1
Area L & Eastern 1,205 88 6.0 4.7- 7.7 1,117 94.0 92.3-95.3

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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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