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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,351 138 3.5 2.8- 4.2 3,213 96.5 95.8-97.2
GENDER
Male 1,428 83 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,345 94.8 93.4-96.0
Female 1,923 55 1.9 1.4- 2.6 1,868 98.1 97.4-98.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,159 100 4.0 3.2- 5.1 2,059 96.0 94.9-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 691 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0 660 96.7 95.0-97.8
Other 448 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 690 *** *** *** 690 100 . - .
35-44 516 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 627 17 2.6 1.5- 4.3 610 97.4 95.7-98.5
55-64 608 34 4.9 3.4- 7.1 574 95.1 92.9-96.6
65-74 516 44 9.9 7.0-13.9 472 90.1 86.1-93.0
75+ 340 34 12.3 8.2-18.2 306 87.7 81.8-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 345 25 7.0 4.4-11.0 320 93.0 89.0-95.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 833 39 3.6 2.5- 5.1 794 96.4 94.9-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 875 39 3.0 2.1- 4.3 836 97.0 95.7-97.9
College Graduate 1,278 31 1.8 1.2- 2.6 1,247 98.2 97.4-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 19 5.1 3.1- 8.4 277 94.9 91.6-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 503 39 7.1 4.8-10.4 464 92.9 89.6-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 283 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 355 14 3.9 2.2- 6.9 341 96.1 93.1-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 390 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 834 18 1.6 1.0- 2.7 816 98.4 97.3-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 741 64 8.5 6.3-11.3 677 91.5 88.7-93.7
No 2,544 73 2.2 1.7- 2.8 2,471 97.8 97.2-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 372 39 10.6 7.2-15.3 333 89.4 84.7-92.8
Non-Veteran 2,966 99 2.6 2.1- 3.3 2,867 97.4 96.7-97.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,801 67 3.5 2.6- 4.6 1,734 96.5 95.4-97.4
Regional City or Suburban 887 43 4.0 2.8- 5.8 844 96.0 94.2-97.2
Rural 663 28 2.6 1.7- 3.9 635 97.4 96.1-98.3

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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.

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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