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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that 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 17,216 969 4.3 4.0- 4.6 16,247 95.7 95.4-96.0
-Eastern NC 5,547 326 4.7 4.1- 5.3 5,221 95.3 94.7-95.9
GENDER
Male 1,929 158 5.5 4.6- 6.7 1,771 94.5 93.3-95.4
Female 3,618 168 3.9 3.2- 4.6 3,450 96.1 95.4-96.8
RACE
White 3,699 231 4.6 3.9- 5.3 3,468 95.4 94.7-96.1
African American 1,365 73 5.4 4.2- 7.1 1,292 94.6 92.9-95.8
Other Minorities 466 19 3.2 1.7- 5.9 447 96.8 94.1-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 244 9 1.9 0.8- 4.2 235 98.1 95.8-99.2
Non-Hispanic 5,297 316 4.9 4.3- 5.6 4,981 95.1 94.4-95.7
AGE
18-24 278 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 277 99.8 98.9- 100
25-34 775 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9 771 99.0 97.1-99.7
35-44 992 12 1.3 0.7- 2.4 980 98.7 97.6-99.3
45-54 1,136 41 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,095 96.2 94.6-97.4
55-64 1,037 93 8.9 7.1-11.2 944 91.1 88.8-92.9
65-74 762 93 12.2 9.7-15.2 669 87.8 84.8-90.3
75+ 536 81 15.6 12.3-19.6 455 84.4 80.4-87.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 863 97 8.1 6.4-10.4 766 91.9 89.6-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,831 112 4.9 3.9- 6.1 1,719 95.1 93.9-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,417 67 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,350 96.3 95.1-97.2
College Graduate 1,426 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,376 97.1 96.0-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 753 87 10.8 8.3-13.9 666 89.2 86.1-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,031 69 4.7 3.5- 6.3 962 95.3 93.7-96.5
$25,000- 34,999 709 40 4.3 3.0- 6.1 669 95.7 93.9-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 787 40 5.0 3.5- 7.0 747 95.0 93.0-96.5
$50,000-74,999 717 18 1.9 1.1- 3.2 699 98.1 96.8-98.9
$75,000+ 754 17 2.2 1.3- 3.7 737 97.8 96.3-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,877 235 10.7 9.2-12.5 1,642 89.3 87.5-90.8
No 3,512 87 2.0 1.6- 2.6 3,425 98.0 97.4-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 897 93 8.5 6.7-10.7 804 91.5 89.3-93.3
Non-Veteran 4,635 233 3.8 3.3- 4.5 4,402 96.2 95.5-96.7

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): 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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