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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,429 1,467 9.2 8.5- 9.9 9,962 90.8 90.1-91.5
-Eastern NC 3,101 410 10.2 8.7-12.0 2,691 89.8 88.0-91.3
GENDER
Male 1,082 173 12.6 10.0-15.8 909 87.4 84.2-90.0
Female 2,019 237 8.0 6.6- 9.7 1,782 92.0 90.3-93.4
RACE
White 2,073 290 11.4 9.4-13.7 1,783 88.6 86.3-90.6
African American 688 84 8.8 6.3-12.2 604 91.2 87.8-93.7
Other minorities 318 35 6.6 3.6-12.0 283 93.4 88.0-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 162 15 5.5 2.1-13.8 147 94.5 86.2-97.9
Non-Hispanic 2,928 393 10.5 9.0-12.3 2,535 89.5 87.7-91.0
AGE
18-34 471 *** *** *** 465 98.6 96.3-99.5
35-54 938 72 6.7 4.5-10.0 866 93.3 90.0-95.5
55-64 682 100 17.3 13.2-22.3 582 82.7 77.7-86.8
65-74 538 111 22.8 17.9-28.5 427 77.2 71.5-82.1
75+ 437 120 34.0 26.1-42.8 317 66.0 57.2-73.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 429 91 18.9 13.7-25.5 338 81.1 74.5-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 967 133 8.2 6.3-10.6 834 91.8 89.4-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 839 104 8.4 6.1-11.3 735 91.6 88.7-93.9
College Graduate 861 80 8.4 5.7-12.1 781 91.6 87.9-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 423 92 14.8 10.5-20.5 331 85.2 79.5-89.5
$15,000- 24,999 515 90 16.3 11.7-22.2 425 83.7 77.8-88.3
$25,000- 34,999 298 38 8.3 5.2-12.8 260 91.7 87.2-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 425 39 6.8 4.4-10.5 386 93.2 89.5-95.6
$50,000+ 882 78 6.7 4.5- 9.8 804 93.3 90.2-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 951 244 22.5 18.7-26.7 707 77.5 73.3-81.3
No 1,997 142 6.4 4.8- 8.4 1,855 93.6 91.6-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 501 91 13.4 10.1-17.6 410 86.6 82.4-89.9
Non-Veteran 2,598 319 9.6 8.0-11.6 2,279 90.4 88.4-92.0

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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