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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) 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 11,492 716 4.4 4.0- 5.0 10,776 95.6 95.0-96.0
-Eastern NC 3,124 185 4.9 3.9- 6.2 2,939 95.1 93.8-96.1
GENDER
Male 1,091 93 6.9 5.1- 9.2 998 93.1 90.8-94.9
Female 2,033 92 3.1 2.3- 4.2 1,941 96.9 95.8-97.7
RACE
White 2,084 133 5.3 4.1- 6.9 1,951 94.7 93.1-95.9
African American 695 33 4.0 2.4- 6.8 662 96.0 93.2-97.6
Other minorities 323 19 4.8 2.1-10.4 304 95.2 89.6-97.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 *** *** *** 156 96.3 86.3-99.1
Non-Hispanic 2,950 176 5.0 4.0- 6.3 2,774 95.0 93.7-96.0
AGE
18-34 471 *** *** *** 469 99.2 96.8-99.8
35-54 942 27 2.4 1.2- 4.8 915 97.6 95.2-98.8
55-64 687 43 8.7 5.7-13.0 644 91.3 87.0-94.3
65-74 543 48 10.5 7.1-15.2 495 89.5 84.8-92.9
75+ 445 64 18.9 13.1-26.5 381 81.1 73.5-86.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 45 8.2 5.3-12.6 395 91.8 87.4-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 971 71 4.7 3.3- 6.7 900 95.3 93.3-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 845 38 3.9 2.3- 6.5 807 96.1 93.5-97.7
College Graduate 863 31 3.7 2.3- 6.0 832 96.3 94.0-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 42 8.6 5.1-14.1 389 91.4 85.9-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 521 50 7.6 5.0-11.5 471 92.4 88.5-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 301 20 4.9 2.6- 9.0 281 95.1 91.0-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 427 16 3.4 1.8- 6.3 411 96.6 93.7-98.2
$50,000+ 883 23 2.6 1.2- 5.5 860 97.4 94.5-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 965 109 10.6 8.1-13.7 856 89.4 86.3-91.9
No 2,006 63 3.1 2.1- 4.6 1,943 96.9 95.4-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 503 50 8.3 5.7-11.9 453 91.7 88.1-94.3
Non-Veteran 2,619 135 4.3 3.2- 5.6 2,484 95.7 94.4-96.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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