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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 15,750 1,003 4.3 3.9- 4.6 14,747 95.7 95.4-96.1
-Piedmont NC 7,581 418 3.8 3.3- 4.4 7,163 96.2 95.6-96.7
GENDER
Male 2,898 247 5.0 4.2- 6.0 2,651 95.0 94.0-95.8
Female 4,683 171 2.7 2.2- 3.3 4,512 97.3 96.7-97.8
RACE
White 6,012 361 4.3 3.7- 4.9 5,651 95.7 95.1-96.3
African American 1,082 43 4.0 2.7- 5.9 1,039 96.0 94.1-97.3
Other Minorities 464 14 1.1 0.6- 1.9 450 98.9 98.1-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 348 7 0.7 0.2- 2.0 341 99.3 98.0-99.8
Non-Hispanic 7,216 410 4.1 3.6- 4.7 6,806 95.9 95.3-96.4
AGE
18-24 214 3 0.9 0.2- 3.1 211 99.1 96.9-99.8
25-34 757 4 0.7 0.2- 2.6 753 99.3 97.4-99.8
35-44 1,257 10 1.1 0.6- 2.2 1,247 98.9 97.8-99.4
45-54 1,529 44 2.7 1.9- 3.9 1,485 97.3 96.1-98.1
55-64 1,591 104 7.2 5.6- 9.3 1,487 92.8 90.7-94.4
65-74 1,231 123 10.7 8.8-13.1 1,108 89.3 86.9-91.2
75+ 939 128 13.3 10.8-16.4 811 86.7 83.6-89.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 960 86 5.3 3.9- 7.1 874 94.7 92.9-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,101 141 4.4 3.6- 5.5 1,960 95.6 94.5-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,929 109 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,820 95.9 94.8-96.8
College Graduate 2,572 82 2.6 1.8- 3.6 2,490 97.4 96.4-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 701 79 8.8 6.4-12.1 622 91.2 87.9-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,161 92 4.3 3.3- 5.7 1,069 95.7 94.3-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 740 48 5.2 3.7- 7.2 692 94.8 92.8-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,008 54 3.7 2.7- 5.0 954 96.3 95.0-97.3
$50,000-74,999 1,062 43 2.8 1.9- 4.0 1,019 97.2 96.0-98.1
$75,000+ 1,870 39 2.0 1.3- 3.1 1,831 98.0 96.9-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,574 279 8.6 7.4-10.0 2,295 91.4 90.0-92.6
No 4,796 134 1.9 1.5- 2.4 4,662 98.1 97.6-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,003 139 9.7 7.8-11.9 864 90.3 88.1-92.2
Non-Veteran 6,575 279 3.0 2.5- 3.6 6,296 97.0 96.4-97.5

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^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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