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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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
-Piedmont NC 2,929 281 8.4 7.4- 9.6 2,648 91.6 90.4-92.6
GENDER
Male 1,332 151 9.8 8.2-11.7 1,181 90.2 88.3-91.8
Female 1,597 130 7.2 5.9- 8.8 1,467 92.8 91.2-94.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,876 205 9.3 8.0-10.8 1,671 90.7 89.2-92.0
Non-Hispanic Black 595 56 9.3 6.8-12.6 539 90.7 87.4-93.2
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 671 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 436 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 517 26 4.7 3.1- 7.2 491 95.3 92.8-96.9
55-64 508 72 15.9 12.4-20.1 436 84.1 79.9-87.6
65-74 472 87 18.2 14.7-22.4 385 81.8 77.6-85.3
75+ 282 68 26.1 20.2-32.9 214 73.9 67.1-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 45 17.3 12.7-23.1 240 82.7 76.9-87.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 719 77 8.3 6.4-10.7 642 91.7 89.3-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 820 87 8.0 6.4-10.1 733 92.0 89.9-93.6
College Graduate 1,096 72 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,024 94.8 93.3-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 32 12.9 8.6-19.1 211 87.1 80.9-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 452 56 11.7 8.7-15.7 396 88.3 84.3-91.3
$25,000- 34,999 265 30 11.5 7.8-16.7 235 88.5 83.3-92.2
$35,000- 49,999 305 36 10.4 7.1-14.9 269 89.6 85.1-92.9
$50,000- 74,999 382 36 8.3 5.7-11.8 346 91.7 88.2-94.3
$75,000+ 785 36 3.3 2.3- 4.6 749 96.7 95.4-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 570 137 24.1 20.1-28.6 433 75.9 71.4-79.9
No 1,919 124 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,795 94.4 93.2-95.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 703 142 19.6 16.3-23.3 561 80.4 76.7-83.7
No 2,142 130 5.2 4.3- 6.3 2,012 94.8 93.7-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 72 19.3 15.1-24.4 263 80.7 75.6-84.9
Non-Veteran 2,591 209 7.2 6.2- 8.4 2,382 92.8 91.6-93.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,611 117 6.2 5.1- 7.7 1,494 93.8 92.3-94.9
Regional City or Suburban County 749 79 9.6 7.5-12.1 670 90.4 87.9-92.5
Rural 569 85 13.4 10.4-17.0 484 86.6 83.0-89.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,621 67 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,554 96.2 95.0-97.1
Unemployed 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 700 147 21.1 17.7-24.9 553 78.9 75.1-82.3
Unable to Work 196 53 29.1 22.0-37.4 143 70.9 62.6-78.0
Other not in Labor Force 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 99 13 17.3 9.7-29.1 86 82.7 70.9-90.3
50% to 100% 222 13 6.4 3.6-11.3 209 93.6 88.7-96.4
101% to 150% 390 56 12.9 9.6-17.1 334 87.1 82.9-90.4
151% to 200% 175 27 13.7 8.9-20.5 148 86.3 79.5-91.1
More than 200% 1,486 115 6.4 5.2- 7.8 1,371 93.6 92.2-94.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 791 113 12.7 10.3-15.4 678 87.3 84.6-89.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,036 152 6.5 5.4- 7.8 1,884 93.5 92.2-94.6

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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.

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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