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2010 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 12,078 800 4.5 4.1- 5.0 11,278 95.5 95.0-95.9
-Piedmont NC 6,994 417 3.6 3.2- 4.1 6,577 96.4 95.9-96.8
GENDER
Male 2,617 212 4.3 3.6- 5.1 2,405 95.7 94.9-96.4
Female 4,377 205 3.1 2.5- 3.7 4,172 96.9 96.3-97.5
RACE
White 5,533 346 4.0 3.4- 4.5 5,187 96.0 95.5-96.6
African American 1,080 59 3.6 2.5- 5.2 1,021 96.4 94.8-97.5
Other Minorities 340 11 1.5 0.7- 3.3 329 98.5 96.7-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 241 6 0.7 0.3- 1.8 235 99.3 98.2-99.7
Non-Hispanic 6,731 411 3.9 3.4- 4.4 6,320 96.1 95.6-96.6
AGE
18-24 179 0 0.0 . - . 179 100 . - .
25-34 531 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8 530 99.9 99.2- 100
35-44 1,041 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,033 99.4 98.7-99.7
45-54 1,392 57 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,335 95.9 94.2-97.1
55-64 1,540 91 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,449 93.6 91.9-95.0
65+ 2,238 258 11.4 9.8-13.2 1,980 88.6 86.8-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 814 105 6.6 5.0- 8.5 709 93.4 91.5-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,872 136 4.2 3.4- 5.3 1,736 95.8 94.7-96.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,677 92 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,585 96.1 94.8-97.1
College Graduate 2,618 84 2.0 1.5- 2.7 2,534 98.0 97.3-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 672 90 9.0 6.8-11.7 582 91.0 88.3-93.2
$15,000- 24,999 989 95 7.2 5.3- 9.7 894 92.8 90.3-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 700 42 4.4 2.9- 6.5 658 95.6 93.5-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 869 48 3.4 2.3- 4.9 821 96.6 95.1-97.7
$50,000-74,999 963 37 2.4 1.6- 3.7 926 97.6 96.3-98.4
$75,000+ 1,717 47 1.7 1.2- 2.4 1,670 98.3 97.6-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,444 281 8.7 7.4-10.2 2,163 91.3 89.8-92.6
No 4,252 121 1.5 1.2- 1.9 4,131 98.5 98.1-98.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 894 107 7.6 6.0- 9.6 787 92.4 90.4-94.0
Non-Veteran 6,096 310 3.2 2.7- 3.7 5,786 96.8 96.3-97.3

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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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