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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,470 780 9.8 8.9-10.6 5,690 90.2 89.4-91.1
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,262 162 11.2 9.2-13.5 1,100 88.8 86.5-90.8
GENDER
Male 516 71 11.2 8.3-14.9 445 88.8 85.1-91.7
Female 746 91 11.2 8.6-14.3 655 88.8 85.7-91.4
AGE
18-34 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 219 25 11.3 7.3-17.2 194 88.7 82.8-92.7
55-64 271 54 21.6 15.5-29.2 217 78.4 70.8-84.5
65-74 193 41 20.2 14.5-27.5 152 79.8 72.5-85.5
75+ 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 47 25.5 18.1-34.5 114 74.5 65.5-81.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 445 52 9.5 6.7-13.2 393 90.5 86.8-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 347 39 10.3 7.0-14.8 308 89.7 85.2-93.0
College Graduate 308 24 3.9 2.5- 6.0 284 96.1 94.0-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 39 19.5 12.9-28.3 153 80.5 71.7-87.1
$15,000- 24,999 262 36 12.3 8.2-18.1 226 87.7 81.9-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 103 33.0 26.6-40.1 224 67.0 59.9-73.4
No 833 53 5.3 3.8- 7.3 780 94.7 92.7-96.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 390 107 26.5 21.2-32.6 283 73.5 67.4-78.8
No 827 52 5.7 4.1- 8.0 775 94.3 92.0-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 27 17.1 10.9-25.9 126 82.9 74.1-89.1
Non-Veteran 1,109 135 10.4 8.4-12.8 974 89.6 87.2-91.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 449 47 9.5 6.7-13.2 402 90.5 86.8-93.3
Regional City or Suburban County 240 24 8.7 5.3-14.0 216 91.3 86.0-94.7
Rural 573 91 14.6 11.2-18.8 482 85.4 81.2-88.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 626 27 3.4 2.2- 5.2 599 96.6 94.8-97.8
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 288 60 23.1 17.2-30.3 228 76.9 69.7-82.8
Unable to Work 191 64 36.2 27.5-45.8 127 63.8 54.2-72.5
Other not in Labor Force 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 158 16 7.0 4.0-12.0 142 93.0 88.0-96.0
101% to 150% 250 44 15.9 11.2-22.0 206 84.1 78.0-88.8
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 428 30 4.3 2.8- 6.5 398 95.7 93.5-97.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 327 54 18.1 12.8-25.0 273 81.9 75.0-87.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 383 49 11.4 8.0-16.1 334 88.6 83.9-92.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 552 59 8.9 6.5-11.9 493 91.1 88.1-93.5

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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