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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had any of the following:
A heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction?

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  Total
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Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,300 483 4.1 3.5- 4.6 8,817 95.9 95.4-96.5
-Piedmont NC 3,991 171 3.5 2.9- 4.3 3,820 96.5 95.7-97.1
GENDER
Male 1,499 85 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,414 95.3 93.9-96.4
Female 2,492 86 2.4 1.8- 3.2 2,406 97.6 96.8-98.2
RACE
White 2,935 148 4.2 3.4- 5.3 2,787 95.8 94.7-96.6
African American 798 21 2.5 1.4- 4.3 777 97.5 95.7-98.6
Other Minorities 202 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 200 99.8 99.2- 100
AGE
18-24 236 0 0.0 . - . 236 100 . - .
25-34 630 3 0.2 0.0- 0.7 627 99.8 99.3- 100
35-44 833 6 0.4 0.1- 1.2 827 99.6 98.8-99.9
45-54 813 22 2.8 1.6- 4.9 791 97.2 95.1-98.4
55-64 607 43 8.0 5.3-11.8 564 92.0 88.2-94.7
65-74 463 44 9.8 6.8-14.0 419 90.2 86.0-93.2
75+ 379 52 14.8 10.6-20.4 327 85.2 79.6-89.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 574 48 5.8 4.0- 8.4 526 94.2 91.6-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,054 43 3.2 2.1- 4.7 1,011 96.8 95.3-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 944 38 3.0 1.9- 4.7 906 97.0 95.3-98.1
College Graduate 1,404 41 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,363 97.1 95.7-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 361 31 10.5 6.9-15.6 330 89.5 84.4-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 657 34 3.4 2.1- 5.4 623 96.6 94.6-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 397 13 2.3 1.1- 4.8 384 97.7 95.2-98.9
$35,000- 49,999 542 15 3.1 1.5- 6.2 527 96.9 93.8-98.5
$50,000-74,999 468 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2 458 98.5 96.8-99.3
$75,000+ 654 18 2.7 1.5- 4.8 636 97.3 95.2-98.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 36 7.7 5.4-10.9 412 92.3 89.1-94.6
Guilford 444 24 5.7 3.5- 9.1 420 94.3 90.9-96.5
Mecklenburg 444 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 420 95.5 93.0-97.1
Orange 450 13 1.9 1.1- 3.4 437 98.1 96.6-98.9
Wake 444 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3 433 98.3 96.7-99.1
Chatham/Lee 393 16 3.1 1.8- 5.3 377 96.9 94.7-98.2
Nash/Wilson 370 16 4.2 2.5- 7.1 354 95.8 92.9-97.5
Craven/Pamlico 448 25 4.3 2.8- 6.6 423 95.7 93.4-97.2
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 429 34 6.9 4.7- 9.9 395 93.1 90.1-95.3
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 26 4.3 2.8- 6.4 426 95.7 93.6-97.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 24 4.4 2.4- 7.8 447 95.6 92.2-97.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 422 26 4.3 2.7- 6.8 396 95.7 93.2-97.3
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 469 31 6.9 4.7-10.0 438 93.1 90.0-95.3
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 25 6.5 4.1-10.1 386 93.5 89.9-95.9
Northeast NC I 452 17 3.1 1.9- 5.2 435 96.9 94.8-98.1
Northeast NC II 503 31 5.5 3.7- 8.1 472 94.5 91.9-96.3
Northeastern Partnership 955 48 4.7 3.4- 6.4 907 95.3 93.6-96.6
Mountain AHEC 1,292 85 5.3 4.0- 7.0 1,207 94.7 93.0-96.0
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,254 173 4.1 3.3- 5.1 3,081 95.9 94.9-96.7
Piedmont 3,991 171 3.5 2.9- 4.3 3,820 96.5 95.7-97.1
Western NC 2,055 139 6.1 4.5- 8.2 1,916 93.9 91.8-95.5

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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