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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 669 45 5.0 3.6- 7.0 624 95.0 93.0-96.4
GENDER
Male 279 21 4.3 2.7- 6.7 258 95.7 93.3-97.3
Female 390 24 5.8 3.6- 9.1 366 94.2 90.9-96.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 442 34 6.0 4.1- 8.7 408 94.0 91.3-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 126 *** *** *** 118 95.1 90.0-97.7
Other 91 *** *** *** 88 98.1 93.0-99.5
AGE
18-44 218 *** *** *** 217 99.7 98.2- 100
44-64 245 15 6.7 3.7-11.8 230 93.3 88.2-96.3
65+ 195 28 13.3 9.0-19.2 167 86.7 80.8-91.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 283 23 6.1 3.9- 9.6 260 93.9 90.4-96.1
Some College + 384 22 4.1 2.5- 6.5 362 95.9 93.5-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 316 24 5.1 3.3- 7.8 292 94.9 92.2-96.7
$50,000+ 209 *** *** *** 201 96.6 91.9-98.6

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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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