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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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
-Piedmont NC 2,946 126 3.9 3.2- 4.8 2,820 96.1 95.2-96.8
GENDER
Male 1,340 80 5.5 4.3- 7.0 1,260 94.5 93.0-95.7
Female 1,606 46 2.5 1.8- 3.4 1,560 97.5 96.6-98.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,889 96 4.6 3.6- 5.7 1,793 95.4 94.3-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 597 23 3.9 2.3- 6.3 574 96.1 93.7-97.7
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 671 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 438 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 520 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 509 28 6.6 4.5- 9.7 481 93.4 90.3-95.5
65-74 477 42 9.1 6.6-12.5 435 90.9 87.5-93.4
75+ 288 33 12.6 8.6-18.1 255 87.4 81.9-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 16 6.5 3.9-10.8 274 93.5 89.2-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 724 42 4.9 3.5- 6.9 682 95.1 93.1-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 823 41 3.8 2.7- 5.3 782 96.2 94.7-97.3
College Graduate 1,100 27 2.0 1.3- 3.0 1,073 98.0 97.0-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 455 26 5.0 3.2- 7.8 429 95.0 92.2-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 266 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 308 16 5.5 3.1- 9.7 292 94.5 90.3-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 384 20 5.1 3.2- 8.3 364 94.9 91.7-96.8
$75,000+ 788 15 1.4 0.8- 2.3 773 98.6 97.7-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 582 64 11.7 8.8-15.3 518 88.3 84.7-91.2
No 1,924 52 2.2 1.6- 3.0 1,872 97.8 97.0-98.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 715 64 9.4 7.1-12.4 651 90.6 87.6-92.9
No 2,147 58 2.3 1.7- 3.0 2,089 97.7 97.0-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 340 39 10.9 7.6-15.3 301 89.1 84.7-92.4
Non-Veteran 2,603 87 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,516 96.9 96.0-97.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,620 47 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,573 97.4 96.4-98.1
Regional City or Suburban County 752 44 5.3 3.8- 7.4 708 94.7 92.6-96.2
Rural 574 35 5.7 3.8- 8.4 539 94.3 91.6-96.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,623 30 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,593 98.2 97.2-98.8
Unemployed 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 710 71 10.4 8.1-13.4 639 89.6 86.6-91.9
Unable to Work 200 21 12.0 7.4-18.7 179 88.0 81.3-92.6
Other not in Labor Force 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 391 25 5.7 3.6- 8.8 366 94.3 91.2-96.4
151% to 200% 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,495 55 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,440 96.6 95.4-97.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 796 53 5.7 4.2- 7.6 743 94.3 92.4-95.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,046 66 3.0 2.3- 4.0 1,980 97.0 96.0-97.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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