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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,520 375 8.6 7.6- 9.8 3,145 91.4 90.2-92.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,359 253 8.5 7.3- 9.8 2,106 91.5 90.2-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 746 91 11.2 8.6-14.3 655 88.8 85.7-91.4
Other 60 *** *** *** 50 87.4 76.5-93.6
AGE
18-34 660 *** *** *** 654 99.0 97.6-99.6
35-44 475 15 2.4 1.2- 4.7 460 97.6 95.3-98.8
45-54 557 43 7.4 5.3-10.3 514 92.6 89.7-94.7
55-64 687 84 12.3 9.4-16.1 603 87.7 83.9-90.6
65-74 661 112 18.3 14.9-22.3 549 81.7 77.7-85.1
75+ 436 110 25.1 20.3-30.5 326 74.9 69.5-79.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 347 75 18.7 14.4-23.9 272 81.3 76.1-85.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 939 128 10.0 8.1-12.2 811 90.0 87.8-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,057 107 7.8 6.1- 9.8 950 92.2 90.2-93.9
College Graduate 1,168 64 3.5 2.6- 4.8 1,104 96.5 95.2-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 69 13.4 10.0-17.7 317 86.6 82.3-90.0
$15,000- 24,999 608 78 10.8 8.2-14.2 530 89.2 85.8-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 312 46 14.4 10.1-19.9 266 85.6 80.1-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 430 35 6.0 4.0- 9.0 395 94.0 91.0-96.0
$50,000- 74,999 415 22 4.2 2.6- 6.9 393 95.8 93.1-97.4
$75,000+ 673 29 2.7 1.7- 4.1 644 97.3 95.9-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 906 229 24.5 21.1-28.3 677 75.5 71.7-78.9
No 2,254 126 4.5 3.6- 5.5 2,128 95.5 94.5-96.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,062 256 21.8 18.9-25.0 806 78.2 75.0-81.1
No 2,371 110 3.6 2.9- 4.6 2,261 96.4 95.4-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** 78 91.2 82.7-95.8
Non-Veteran 3,432 366 8.7 7.6- 9.8 3,066 91.3 90.2-92.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 940 66 6.1 4.6- 8.0 874 93.9 92.0-95.4
Regional City or Suburban County 808 74 7.9 6.0-10.2 734 92.1 89.8-94.0
Rural 1,772 235 11.3 9.6-13.2 1,537 88.7 86.8-90.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,586 48 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,538 97.7 96.7-98.4
Unemployed 132 13 5.9 3.1-11.1 119 94.1 88.9-96.9
Retired 1,013 188 18.5 15.7-21.6 825 81.5 78.4-84.3
Unable to Work 362 101 28.8 23.0-35.4 261 71.2 64.6-77.0
Other not in Labor Force 410 24 3.8 2.3- 6.1 386 96.2 93.9-97.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 145 18 12.2 6.8-20.9 127 87.8 79.1-93.2
50% to 100% 320 32 6.8 4.5-10.3 288 93.2 89.7-95.5
101% to 150% 546 93 14.6 11.4-18.6 453 85.4 81.4-88.6
151% to 200% 226 30 11.4 7.5-17.0 196 88.6 83.0-92.5
More than 200% 1,545 103 4.7 3.7- 6.0 1,442 95.3 94.0-96.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 728 98 12.1 9.4-15.4 630 87.9 84.6-90.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,274 152 10.6 8.7-12.8 1,122 89.4 87.2-91.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,518 125 6.5 5.3- 8.0 1,393 93.5 92.0-94.7

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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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