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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

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(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
-MALES 2,960 225 6.2 5.3- 7.3 2,735 93.8 92.7-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,974 170 7.0 5.9- 8.4 1,804 93.0 91.6-94.1
Non-Hispanic Black 516 41 6.8 4.7- 9.9 475 93.2 90.1-95.3
Other 52 *** *** *** 48 94.5 84.2-98.2
AGE
18-34 676 *** *** *** 670 99.6 99.0-99.8
35-44 404 *** *** *** 396 97.2 93.2-98.8
45-54 491 28 5.0 3.2- 7.8 463 95.0 92.2-96.8
55-64 568 55 10.1 7.4-13.7 513 89.9 86.3-92.6
65-74 529 75 13.8 10.8-17.6 454 86.2 82.4-89.2
75+ 255 51 21.0 15.5-27.6 204 79.0 72.4-84.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 45 9.7 6.7-13.9 317 90.3 86.1-93.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 845 65 6.5 4.8- 8.7 780 93.5 91.3-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 815 68 6.1 4.7- 8.0 747 93.9 92.0-95.3
College Graduate 930 47 3.7 2.7- 5.1 883 96.3 94.9-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 249 27 10.8 6.6-17.3 222 89.2 82.7-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 442 49 8.1 5.8-11.0 393 91.9 89.0-94.2
$25,000- 34,999 290 29 8.4 5.4-12.7 261 91.6 87.3-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 354 29 7.3 4.5-11.6 325 92.7 88.4-95.5
$50,000- 74,999 409 32 7.8 5.2-11.4 377 92.2 88.6-94.8
$75,000+ 760 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0 728 97.3 96.0-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 675 120 16.4 13.2-20.2 555 83.6 79.8-86.8
No 1,885 90 3.7 2.9- 4.8 1,795 96.3 95.2-97.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 774 131 14.5 11.7-17.8 643 85.5 82.2-88.3
No 2,103 91 3.7 2.9- 4.7 2,012 96.3 95.3-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 850 103 11.2 8.9-13.9 747 88.8 86.1-91.1
Non-Veteran 2,106 122 4.7 3.7- 5.8 1,984 95.3 94.2-96.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 824 30 3.2 2.2- 4.7 794 96.8 95.3-97.8
Regional City or Suburban County 660 59 7.8 5.8-10.5 601 92.2 89.5-94.2
Rural 1,476 136 7.7 6.2- 9.5 1,340 92.3 90.5-93.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,749 57 2.7 2.0- 3.8 1,692 97.3 96.2-98.0
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** 121 96.5 92.6-98.4
Retired 735 116 16.5 13.5-20.0 619 83.5 80.0-86.5
Unable to Work 228 43 16.7 11.4-23.9 185 83.3 76.1-88.6
Other not in Labor Force 105 *** *** *** 105 100 . - .
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 260 17 4.1 2.4- 7.0 243 95.9 93.0-97.6
101% to 150% 417 53 10.1 7.3-13.8 364 89.9 86.2-92.7
151% to 200% 203 23 9.6 5.9-15.3 180 90.4 84.7-94.1
More than 200% 1,510 94 5.1 4.0- 6.5 1,416 94.9 93.5-96.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 573 56 9.5 6.7-13.2 517 90.5 86.8-93.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,079 95 7.1 5.6- 9.1 984 92.9 90.9-94.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,308 74 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,234 95.3 93.9-96.4

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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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