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2010 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 12,078 800 4.5 4.1- 5.0 11,278 95.5 95.0-95.9
-Eastern NC 3,130 238 5.9 4.8- 7.2 2,892 94.1 92.8-95.2
GENDER
Male 1,087 121 7.7 5.9-10.1 966 92.3 89.9-94.1
Female 2,043 117 4.1 3.1- 5.5 1,926 95.9 94.5-96.9
RACE
White 2,086 171 6.6 5.2- 8.4 1,915 93.4 91.6-94.8
African American 744 45 5.4 3.5- 8.3 699 94.6 91.7-96.5
Other Minorities 283 20 2.6 1.4- 4.5 263 97.4 95.5-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 131 4 2.1 0.5- 9.0 127 97.9 91.0-99.5
Non-Hispanic 2,992 233 6.2 5.0- 7.6 2,759 93.8 92.4-95.0
AGE
18-24 128 0 0.0 . - . 128 100 . - .
25-34 316 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 315 98.7 91.4-99.8
35-44 428 6 1.7 0.6- 4.8 422 98.3 95.2-99.4
45-54 576 27 5.5 3.3- 9.0 549 94.5 91.0-96.7
55-64 683 64 12.0 8.4-16.9 619 88.0 83.1-91.6
65+ 967 138 14.8 11.7-18.6 829 85.2 81.4-88.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 426 67 10.6 7.4-15.0 359 89.4 85.0-92.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 82 6.5 4.5- 9.2 925 93.5 90.8-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 832 53 5.0 3.2- 7.6 779 95.0 92.4-96.8
College Graduate 862 35 3.7 2.3- 5.9 827 96.3 94.1-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 379 43 8.2 5.3-12.3 336 91.8 87.7-94.7
$15,000- 24,999 544 64 9.5 6.4-14.0 480 90.5 86.0-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 348 29 6.8 3.9-11.7 319 93.2 88.3-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 377 20 5.6 3.0-10.2 357 94.4 89.8-97.0
$50,000-74,999 378 23 4.4 2.6- 7.6 355 95.6 92.4-97.4
$75,000+ 569 15 2.7 1.1- 6.5 554 97.3 93.5-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,239 160 12.8 10.2-16.1 1,079 87.2 83.9-89.8
No 1,752 71 2.5 1.7- 3.8 1,681 97.5 96.2-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 501 60 10.8 7.4-15.7 441 89.2 84.3-92.6
Non-Veteran 2,628 178 4.8 3.8- 6.1 2,450 95.2 93.9-96.2

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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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