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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 6,470 780 9.8 8.9-10.6 5,690 90.2 89.4-91.1
GENDER
Male 2,950 405 10.9 9.7-12.3 2,545 89.1 87.7-90.3
Female 3,520 375 8.6 7.6- 9.8 3,145 91.4 90.2-92.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,326 555 10.4 9.4-11.5 3,771 89.6 88.5-90.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,262 162 11.2 9.2-13.5 1,100 88.8 86.5-90.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 112 18 11.8 7.1-18.9 94 88.2 81.1-92.9
Non-Hispanic Other 237 18 3.2 1.7- 5.8 219 96.8 94.2-98.3
Hispanic 461 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 442 96.3 93.8-97.8
AGE
18-34 1,336 17 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,319 98.9 98.1-99.3
35-44 879 33 3.9 2.5- 6.0 846 96.1 94.0-97.5
45-54 1,045 88 7.6 6.0- 9.7 957 92.4 90.3-94.0
55-64 1,256 196 15.8 13.3-18.6 1,060 84.2 81.4-86.7
65-74 1,187 243 20.4 17.8-23.3 944 79.6 76.7-82.2
75+ 688 194 29.0 24.9-33.5 494 71.0 66.5-75.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 708 158 19.3 16.0-23.0 550 80.7 77.0-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,782 241 10.1 8.6-11.7 1,541 89.9 88.3-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,869 216 8.7 7.4-10.1 1,653 91.3 89.9-92.6
College Graduate 2,096 165 5.5 4.6- 6.6 1,931 94.5 93.4-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 633 115 15.2 12.0-19.1 518 84.8 80.9-88.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,049 164 13.1 10.9-15.8 885 86.9 84.2-89.1
$25,000- 34,999 601 87 13.0 10.1-16.5 514 87.0 83.5-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 783 89 9.0 6.9-11.6 694 91.0 88.4-93.1
$50,000-74,999 823 78 7.9 6.1-10.3 745 92.1 89.7-93.9
$75,000+ 1,429 91 4.2 3.3- 5.3 1,338 95.8 94.7-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,575 432 25.9 23.2-28.7 1,143 74.1 71.3-76.8
No 4,137 296 5.7 5.0- 6.6 3,841 94.3 93.4-95.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,831 483 23.1 20.8-25.5 1,348 76.9 74.5-79.2
No 4,471 282 5.2 4.5- 6.0 4,189 94.8 94.0-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 933 188 18.0 15.3-21.1 745 82.0 78.9-84.7
Non-Veteran 5,534 593 8.6 7.8- 9.5 4,941 91.4 90.5-92.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,761 136 6.5 5.4- 7.9 1,625 93.5 92.1-94.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,467 168 9.7 8.1-11.6 1,299 90.3 88.4-91.9
Rural 3,244 477 12.5 11.1-14.0 2,767 87.5 86.0-88.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,335 155 3.9 3.2- 4.7 3,180 96.1 95.3-96.8
Unemployed 262 29 6.8 4.4-10.5 233 93.2 89.5-95.6
Retired 1,742 389 22.5 20.1-25.0 1,353 77.5 75.0-79.9
Unable to Work 587 182 29.7 25.1-34.8 405 70.3 65.2-74.9
Other not in Labor Force 516 24 2.9 1.8- 4.8 492 97.1 95.2-98.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 208 32 17.4 11.5-25.4 176 82.6 74.6-88.5
50% to 100% 580 62 7.8 5.7-10.6 518 92.2 89.4-94.3
101% to 150% 959 177 15.6 13.0-18.5 782 84.4 81.5-87.0
151% to 200% 429 74 14.5 11.1-18.7 355 85.5 81.3-88.9
More than 200% 3,049 274 6.7 5.8- 7.7 2,775 93.3 92.3-94.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,299 197 13.4 11.2-16.0 1,102 86.6 84.0-88.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,351 322 11.9 10.4-13.5 2,029 88.1 86.5-89.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,822 262 7.4 6.4- 8.5 2,560 92.6 91.5-93.6

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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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