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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

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
Region 8 586 44 5.4 3.9- 7.4 542 94.6 92.6-96.1
GENDER
Male 272 25 6.4 4.2- 9.7 247 93.6 90.3-95.8
Female 314 19 4.4 2.7- 7.2 295 95.6 92.8-97.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 365 27 5.3 3.5- 7.9 338 94.7 92.1-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 118 12 7.4 4.0-13.3 106 92.6 86.7-96.0
Other 98 *** *** *** 92 95.5 89.6-98.2
AGE
18-44 192 *** *** *** 192 100 . - .
45-64 212 19 7.3 4.5-11.6 193 92.7 88.4-95.5
65+ 180 26 15.0 10.1-21.8 154 85.0 78.2-89.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 268 30 7.6 5.1-11.1 238 92.4 88.9-94.9
Some College + 317 15 3.4 2.0- 5.8 302 96.6 94.2-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 24 5.2 3.3- 8.0 278 94.8 92.0-96.7
$50,000+ 166 *** *** *** 157 95.8 91.7-97.9

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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.

^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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