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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,265 79 5.4 4.1- 7.2 1,186 94.6 92.8-95.9
GENDER
Male 516 41 6.8 4.7- 9.9 475 93.2 90.1-95.3
Female 749 38 4.3 2.8- 6.5 711 95.7 93.5-97.2
AGE
18-34 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 219 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 271 18 6.4 3.7-10.7 253 93.6 89.3-96.3
65-74 195 25 11.2 7.1-17.3 170 88.8 82.7-92.9
75+ 106 16 16.0 9.1-26.6 90 84.0 73.4-90.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 22 10.3 6.2-16.6 139 89.7 83.4-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 446 24 5.2 3.1- 8.7 422 94.8 91.3-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 347 21 5.4 3.2- 9.0 326 94.6 91.0-96.8
College Graduate 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 21 11.2 6.2-19.3 172 88.8 80.7-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 262 18 6.6 3.7-11.5 244 93.4 88.5-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 46 14.8 10.3-20.9 281 85.2 79.1-89.7
No 836 30 3.0 1.9- 4.5 806 97.0 95.5-98.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 390 50 13.3 9.4-18.5 340 86.7 81.5-90.6
No 830 28 2.6 1.7- 4.1 802 97.4 95.9-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,112 65 4.8 3.5- 6.5 1,047 95.2 93.5-96.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 451 20 3.8 2.2- 6.4 431 96.2 93.6-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 574 44 7.5 5.1-11.0 530 92.5 89.0-94.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 625 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 291 34 11.5 7.8-16.7 257 88.5 83.3-92.2
Unable to Work 191 30 17.2 10.9-26.2 161 82.8 73.8-89.1
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 250 26 9.0 5.7-13.9 224 91.0 86.1-94.3
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 428 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 328 30 12.3 7.8-19.0 298 87.7 81.0-92.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 383 23 4.4 2.7- 7.1 360 95.6 92.9-97.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 554 26 3.8 2.4- 5.9 528 96.2 94.1-97.6

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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.

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