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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,128 80 6.1 4.6- 8.1 1,048 93.9 91.9-95.4
GENDER
Male 497 48 8.5 5.9-12.0 449 91.5 88.0-94.1
Female 631 32 4.0 2.5- 6.3 599 96.0 93.7-97.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 968 71 6.5 4.8- 8.7 897 93.5 91.3-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 175 *** *** *** 175 100 . - .
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 241 24 11.8 7.0-19.2 217 88.2 80.8-93.0
65-74 253 22 9.5 5.9-15.1 231 90.5 84.9-94.1
75+ 160 24 16.2 9.7-25.8 136 83.8 74.2-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 22 16.3 9.8-25.8 98 83.7 74.2-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 28 6.8 4.2-11.0 290 93.2 89.0-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 375 15 2.7 1.6- 4.7 360 97.3 95.3-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 20 14.6 8.1-24.8 98 85.4 75.2-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 353 51 14.0 9.9-19.5 302 86.0 80.5-90.1
No 756 29 2.9 1.8- 4.7 727 97.1 95.3-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 968 65 5.5 4.0- 7.5 903 94.5 92.5-96.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 866 70 7.2 5.2- 9.8 796 92.8 90.2-94.8

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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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