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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,325 554 10.4 9.4-11.5 3,771 89.6 88.5-90.6
GENDER
Male 1,966 301 12.4 10.8-14.2 1,665 87.6 85.8-89.2
Female 2,359 253 8.5 7.3- 9.8 2,106 91.5 90.2-92.7
AGE
18-34 751 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 489 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 664 47 6.3 4.5- 8.7 617 93.7 91.3-95.5
55-64 884 124 14.2 11.5-17.5 760 85.8 82.5-88.5
65-74 934 190 20.7 17.7-24.0 744 79.3 76.0-82.3
75+ 563 163 29.3 24.8-34.2 400 70.7 65.8-75.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 93 24.1 19.0-30.1 221 75.9 69.9-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,101 173 11.6 9.8-13.8 928 88.4 86.2-90.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,305 159 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,146 91.2 89.5-92.7
College Graduate 1,597 130 6.3 5.1- 7.6 1,467 93.7 92.4-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 312 65 16.6 12.1-22.2 247 83.4 77.8-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 562 113 17.5 14.0-21.6 449 82.5 78.4-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 366 64 15.7 11.8-20.6 302 84.3 79.4-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 550 66 9.5 7.0-12.9 484 90.5 87.1-93.0
$50,000- 74,999 618 63 9.0 6.7-12.0 555 91.0 88.0-93.3
$75,000+ 1,179 78 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,101 95.5 94.2-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,097 290 24.2 21.2-27.5 807 75.8 72.5-78.8
No 2,716 221 6.5 5.6- 7.7 2,495 93.5 92.3-94.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,218 338 24.1 21.3-27.1 880 75.9 72.9-78.7
No 3,026 206 5.6 4.7- 6.6 2,820 94.4 93.4-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 678 144 18.7 15.6-22.2 534 81.3 77.8-84.4
Non-Veteran 3,646 411 9.1 8.1-10.2 3,235 90.9 89.8-91.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 990 74 5.9 4.6- 7.5 916 94.1 92.5-95.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,036 134 11.0 9.0-13.3 902 89.0 86.7-91.0
Rural 2,300 347 13.0 11.4-14.8 1,953 87.0 85.2-88.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,163 106 4.2 3.3- 5.3 2,057 95.8 94.7-96.7
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,378 311 22.4 19.9-25.2 1,067 77.6 74.8-80.1
Unable to Work 329 102 28.0 22.3-34.5 227 72.0 65.5-77.7
Other not in Labor Force 316 19 3.8 2.2- 6.3 297 96.2 93.7-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 78 14 16.5 9.0-28.3 64 83.5 71.7-91.0
50% to 100% 248 39 11.1 7.4-16.3 209 88.9 83.7-92.6
101% to 150% 562 116 17.6 14.0-21.8 446 82.4 78.2-86.0
151% to 200% 284 50 16.3 11.9-22.1 234 83.7 77.9-88.1
More than 200% 2,370 227 7.4 6.3- 8.7 2,143 92.6 91.3-93.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 801 124 13.0 10.4-16.1 677 87.0 83.9-89.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,700 251 13.0 11.2-15.1 1,449 87.0 84.9-88.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,825 180 7.8 6.5- 9.2 1,645 92.2 90.8-93.5

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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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