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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,482 272 5.0 4.3- 5.8 4,210 95.0 94.2-95.7
GENDER
Male 1,930 164 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,766 93.1 91.7-94.3
Female 2,552 108 3.3 2.6- 4.1 2,444 96.7 95.9-97.4
AGE
18-34 696 *** *** *** 696 100 . - .
35-44 510 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 756 24 3.4 2.2- 5.2 732 96.6 94.8-97.8
55-64 938 64 6.8 5.1- 9.1 874 93.2 90.9-94.9
65-74 911 88 11.2 8.7-14.3 823 88.8 85.7-91.3
75+ 626 90 15.2 11.8-19.4 536 84.8 80.6-88.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 51 13.9 10.0-18.9 265 86.1 81.1-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,135 88 5.9 4.6- 7.4 1,047 94.1 92.6-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,307 72 3.5 2.7- 4.6 1,235 96.5 95.4-97.3
College Graduate 1,706 57 2.3 1.8- 3.1 1,649 97.7 96.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 34 9.2 6.2-13.6 291 90.8 86.4-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 576 62 10.1 7.4-13.6 514 89.9 86.4-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 363 27 3.7 2.4- 5.6 336 96.3 94.4-97.6
$35,000- 49,999 527 30 5.8 3.8- 8.8 497 94.2 91.2-96.2
$50,000- 74,999 623 19 2.1 1.2- 3.5 604 97.9 96.5-98.8
$75,000+ 1,175 42 2.9 2.0- 4.1 1,133 97.1 95.9-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,240 158 11.6 9.6-14.1 1,082 88.4 85.9-90.4
No 3,163 111 2.8 2.2- 3.5 3,052 97.2 96.5-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 666 76 10.4 7.8-13.8 590 89.6 86.2-92.2
Non-Veteran 3,810 196 4.1 3.5- 4.9 3,614 95.9 95.1-96.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,122 48 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,074 95.9 94.2-97.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,058 57 4.5 3.3- 6.1 1,001 95.5 93.9-96.7
Rural 2,302 167 5.9 4.9- 7.0 2,135 94.1 93.0-95.1

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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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