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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,496 366 4.6 4.0- 5.2 6,130 95.4 94.8-96.0
-Eastern NC 2,319 162 5.8 4.8- 6.9 2,157 94.2 93.1-95.2
GENDER
Male 1,077 101 7.5 6.0- 9.3 976 92.5 90.7-94.0
Female 1,242 61 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,181 95.9 94.4-97.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,393 94 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,299 94.8 93.4-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 623 54 8.3 6.0-11.4 569 91.7 88.6-94.0
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 482 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 360 18 5.2 3.0- 9.1 342 94.8 90.9-97.0
55-64 489 41 8.4 5.9-11.7 448 91.6 88.3-94.1
65-74 442 54 12.7 9.5-16.8 388 87.3 83.2-90.5
75+ 234 39 18.9 13.4-26.0 195 81.1 74.0-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 257 39 11.8 8.2-16.7 218 88.2 83.3-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 720 52 5.7 4.2- 7.8 668 94.3 92.2-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 696 43 5.1 3.6- 7.1 653 94.9 92.9-96.4
College Graduate 640 29 2.7 1.8- 4.1 611 97.3 95.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 28 10.0 6.2-15.8 214 90.0 84.2-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 373 33 6.8 4.6- 9.9 340 93.2 90.1-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 228 21 7.8 4.6-12.8 207 92.2 87.2-95.4
$35,000- 49,999 335 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 438 18 3.1 1.8- 5.4 420 96.9 94.6-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 651 99 13.9 11.0-17.3 552 86.1 82.7-89.0
No 1,423 58 3.3 2.4- 4.4 1,365 96.7 95.6-97.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 731 105 12.3 9.8-15.3 626 87.7 84.7-90.2
No 1,522 57 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,465 96.9 95.7-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 436 50 9.8 7.2-13.3 386 90.2 86.7-92.8
Non-Veteran 1,883 113 4.9 3.9- 6.1 1,770 95.1 93.9-96.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 407 27 6.1 3.9- 9.3 380 93.9 90.7-96.1
Rural 1,764 128 5.9 4.8- 7.3 1,636 94.1 92.7-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,144 29 2.0 1.3- 3.1 1,115 98.0 96.9-98.7
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 634 83 14.1 11.1-17.8 551 85.9 82.2-88.9
Unable to Work 269 41 13.4 9.2-19.1 228 86.6 80.9-90.8
Other not in Labor Force 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 18 5.6 3.3- 9.2 202 94.4 90.8-96.7
101% to 150% 361 41 9.9 6.9-14.0 320 90.1 86.0-93.1
151% to 200% 171 14 7.0 3.9-12.4 157 93.0 87.6-96.1
More than 200% 1,033 49 3.5 2.5- 4.8 984 96.5 95.2-97.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 802 69 7.7 5.7-10.3 733 92.3 89.7-94.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,084 61 4.6 3.4- 6.1 1,023 95.4 93.9-96.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 434 33 5.8 4.0- 8.4 401 94.2 91.6-96.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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