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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,954 145 5.9 4.8- 7.2 1,809 94.1 92.8-95.2
GENDER
Male 761 84 7.3 5.6- 9.5 677 92.7 90.5-94.4
Female 1,193 61 4.5 3.2- 6.4 1,132 95.5 93.6-96.8
RACE
White 1,793 131 5.4 4.4- 6.6 1,662 94.6 93.4-95.6
African American 49 5 16.4 6.0-37.5 44 83.6 62.5-94.0
Other Minorities 98 8 9.0 2.6-27.1 90 91.0 72.9-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 42 99.0 93.3-99.9
Non-Hispanic 1,909 144 6.1 4.9- 7.5 1,765 93.9 92.5-95.1
AGE
18-24 45 0 0.0 . - . 45 100 . - .
25-34 127 0 0.0 . - . 127 100 . - .
35-44 242 9 4.2 1.9- 8.7 233 95.8 91.3-98.1
45-54 317 7 1.4 0.6- 3.5 310 98.6 96.5-99.4
55-64 457 30 7.7 5.1-11.5 427 92.3 88.5-94.9
65+ 746 98 14.7 11.9-18.2 648 85.3 81.8-88.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 44 11.2 7.7-16.0 240 88.8 84.0-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 601 45 6.9 4.7- 9.9 556 93.1 90.1-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 511 35 5.2 3.3- 8.2 476 94.8 91.8-96.7
College Graduate 554 20 2.4 1.5- 4.0 534 97.6 96.0-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 268 34 10.1 6.6-15.3 234 89.9 84.7-93.4
$15,000- 24,999 360 37 9.7 6.2-14.8 323 90.3 85.2-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 244 16 6.0 3.0-11.7 228 94.0 88.3-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 258 14 3.3 1.8- 5.7 244 96.7 94.3-98.2
$50,000-74,999 252 12 4.1 2.3- 7.3 240 95.9 92.7-97.7
$75,000+ 246 7 1.8 0.8- 3.8 239 98.2 96.2-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 834 93 10.6 8.1-13.8 741 89.4 86.2-91.9
No 1,053 50 3.2 2.4- 4.4 1,003 96.8 95.6-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 277 43 12.8 9.1-17.7 234 87.2 82.3-90.9
Non-Veteran 1,677 102 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,575 95.1 93.7-96.2

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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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