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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,536 141 3.0 2.5- 3.7 3,395 97.0 96.3-97.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,371 89 2.7 2.1- 3.6 2,282 97.3 96.4-97.9
Non-Hispanic Black 749 38 4.3 2.8- 6.5 711 95.7 93.5-97.2
Other 59 *** *** *** 54 93.4 84.7-97.4
AGE
18-34 660 *** *** *** 658 99.8 99.3- 100
35-44 478 *** *** *** 475 98.9 96.1-99.7
45-54 558 *** *** *** 548 98.2 96.1-99.2
55-64 689 34 3.9 2.6- 6.0 655 96.1 94.0-97.4
65-74 666 42 6.3 4.4- 9.0 624 93.7 91.0-95.6
75+ 442 47 10.8 7.7-15.1 395 89.2 84.9-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 349 25 6.2 3.9- 9.8 324 93.8 90.2-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 946 56 4.1 3.0- 5.5 890 95.9 94.5-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,059 37 2.5 1.7- 3.8 1,022 97.5 96.2-98.3
College Graduate 1,174 23 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,151 98.9 98.1-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 29 5.5 3.4- 8.7 358 94.5 91.3-96.6
$15,000- 24,999 611 29 3.6 2.2- 5.9 582 96.4 94.1-97.8
$25,000- 34,999 315 14 5.0 2.5- 9.5 301 95.0 90.5-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 433 11 2.2 1.0- 4.5 422 97.8 95.5-99.0
$50,000- 74,999 416 *** *** *** 408 98.6 97.0-99.4
$75,000+ 673 *** *** *** 664 99.3 98.4-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 913 89 8.8 6.7-11.5 824 91.2 88.5-93.3
No 2,263 45 1.5 1.0- 2.0 2,218 98.5 98.0-99.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,071 91 7.5 5.8- 9.8 980 92.5 90.2-94.2
No 2,378 46 1.3 0.9- 1.8 2,332 98.7 98.2-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 85 97.6 90.5-99.4
Non-Veteran 3,448 139 3.1 2.5- 3.8 3,309 96.9 96.2-97.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 945 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 920 97.8 96.5-98.6
Regional City or Suburban County 809 33 3.3 2.2- 5.0 776 96.7 95.0-97.8
Rural 1,782 83 3.6 2.7- 4.7 1,699 96.4 95.3-97.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,590 18 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,572 99.2 98.5-99.5
Unemployed 131 *** *** *** 128 98.1 93.9-99.4
Retired 1,023 74 7.0 5.3- 9.1 949 93.0 90.9-94.7
Unable to Work 364 38 9.8 6.4-14.6 326 90.2 85.4-93.6
Other not in Labor Force 411 *** *** *** 403 99.0 97.8-99.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 146 *** *** *** 139 94.4 85.4-98.0
50% to 100% 322 12 2.5 1.3- 4.7 310 97.5 95.3-98.7
101% to 150% 547 40 5.6 3.8- 8.4 507 94.4 91.6-96.2
151% to 200% 228 *** *** *** 222 97.9 94.9-99.2
More than 200% 1,550 34 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,516 98.5 97.7-99.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 729 43 5.4 3.6- 7.9 686 94.6 92.1-96.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,282 50 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,232 96.9 95.7-97.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,525 48 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,477 97.6 96.6-98.3

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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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