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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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 angina or coronary heart disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,487 392 4.7 4.2- 5.4 6,095 95.3 94.6-95.8
-Western 1,232 98 6.2 4.7- 8.0 1,134 93.8 92.0-95.3
GENDER
Male 544 46 5.6 3.7- 8.5 498 94.4 91.5-96.3
Female 688 52 6.7 4.8- 9.2 636 93.3 90.8-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,067 93 6.9 5.3- 9.0 974 93.1 91.0-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 184 *** *** *** 184 100 . - .
35-44 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 261 22 5.2 3.1- 8.6 239 94.8 91.4-96.9
65-74 277 35 13.0 8.6-19.2 242 87.0 80.8-91.4
75+ 174 31 19.4 13.2-27.6 143 80.6 72.4-86.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 345 33 7.3 4.9-10.8 312 92.7 89.2-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 359 27 4.9 3.1- 7.8 332 95.1 92.2-96.9
College Graduate 366 21 4.0 2.4- 6.8 345 96.0 93.2-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 225 20 7.3 4.1-12.7 205 92.7 87.3-95.9
$25,000- 34,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 354 54 13.5 9.5-18.9 300 86.5 81.1-90.5
No 805 36 3.1 2.0- 4.8 769 96.9 95.2-98.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 400 69 15.2 11.2-20.4 331 84.8 79.6-88.8
No 814 29 2.5 1.5- 3.9 785 97.5 96.1-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 162 18 11.5 6.4-19.7 144 88.5 80.3-93.6
Non-Veteran 1,070 80 5.5 4.1- 7.4 990 94.5 92.6-95.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 311 21 5.1 3.1- 8.1 290 94.9 91.9-96.9
Rural 922 77 6.6 4.8- 8.9 845 93.4 91.1-95.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 571 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 416 58 15.1 11.3-20.1 358 84.9 79.9-88.7
Unable to Work 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 209 28 12.2 7.2-19.9 181 87.8 80.1-92.8
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 532 33 3.7 2.4- 5.6 499 96.3 94.4-97.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 398 33 6.7 4.4-10.0 365 93.3 90.0-95.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 480 42 7.1 4.5-11.0 438 92.9 89.0-95.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 355 23 4.7 2.9- 7.3 332 95.3 92.7-97.1

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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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