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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,345 259 4.8 4.1- 5.6 4,086 95.2 94.4-95.9
GENDER
Male 1,974 170 7.0 5.9- 8.4 1,804 93.0 91.6-94.1
Female 2,371 89 2.7 2.1- 3.6 2,282 97.3 96.4-97.9
AGE
18-34 751 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 490 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 668 18 2.6 1.4- 4.5 650 97.4 95.5-98.6
55-64 885 60 6.8 4.9- 9.3 825 93.2 90.7-95.1
65-74 941 90 9.7 7.7-12.2 851 90.3 87.8-92.3
75+ 570 81 14.9 11.6-19.0 489 85.1 81.0-88.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 41 10.4 7.1-15.1 275 89.6 84.9-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,108 88 6.0 4.7- 7.7 1,020 94.0 92.3-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,309 74 4.0 3.1- 5.3 1,235 96.0 94.7-96.9
College Graduate 1,604 57 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,547 97.4 96.4-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 30 8.1 5.0-12.7 283 91.9 87.3-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 566 52 6.5 4.7- 8.9 514 93.5 91.1-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 370 32 8.2 5.3-12.4 338 91.8 87.6-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 554 31 5.2 3.2- 8.3 523 94.8 91.7-96.8
$50,000- 74,999 620 33 5.5 3.7- 8.1 587 94.5 91.9-96.3
$75,000+ 1,182 35 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,147 98.1 97.2-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,110 145 11.8 9.6-14.3 965 88.2 85.7-90.4
No 2,723 97 2.8 2.2- 3.5 2,626 97.2 96.5-97.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,232 153 10.6 8.7-12.9 1,079 89.4 87.1-91.3
No 3,032 102 2.8 2.2- 3.5 2,930 97.2 96.5-97.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 683 85 10.7 8.4-13.5 598 89.3 86.5-91.6
Non-Veteran 3,661 175 3.9 3.2- 4.7 3,486 96.1 95.3-96.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 994 30 2.7 1.8- 3.9 964 97.3 96.1-98.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,039 69 5.9 4.4- 7.8 970 94.1 92.2-95.6
Rural 2,313 161 5.6 4.6- 6.8 2,152 94.4 93.2-95.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,166 54 2.1 1.5- 3.0 2,112 97.9 97.0-98.5
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,391 149 11.1 9.3-13.4 1,242 88.9 86.6-90.7
Unable to Work 333 44 11.0 7.5-15.8 289 89.0 84.2-92.5
Other not in Labor Force 316 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 248 18 4.0 2.2- 6.9 230 96.0 93.1-97.8
101% to 150% 566 59 8.3 6.0-11.4 507 91.7 88.6-94.0
151% to 200% 286 20 6.5 3.8-10.8 266 93.5 89.2-96.2
More than 200% 2,381 110 3.9 3.1- 5.0 2,271 96.1 95.0-96.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 804 62 6.3 4.6- 8.6 742 93.7 91.4-95.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,710 111 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,599 94.5 93.1-95.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,832 87 3.9 3.0- 5.0 1,745 96.1 95.0-97.0

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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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