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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,492 716 4.4 4.0- 5.0 10,776 95.6 95.0-96.0
GENDER
Male 4,294 385 5.9 5.1- 6.9 3,909 94.1 93.1-94.9
Female 7,198 331 3.0 2.6- 3.6 6,867 97.0 96.4-97.4
RACE
White 8,778 590 4.9 4.3- 5.5 8,188 95.1 94.5-95.7
African American 1,811 86 3.8 2.7- 5.2 1,725 96.2 94.8-97.3
Native American 270 21 4.8 2.8- 8.2 249 95.2 91.8-97.2
Other Minorities 550 18 1.7 0.7- 4.0 532 98.3 96.0-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 524 18 2.0 0.9- 4.0 506 98.0 96.0-99.1
-English Speaking 233 13 4.1 1.6-10.0 220 95.9 90.0-98.4
-Spanish Speaking 291 *** *** *** 286 99.2 97.7-99.7
Non-Hispanic 10,934 693 4.6 4.1- 5.1 10,241 95.4 94.9-95.9
AGE
18-34 1,426 *** *** *** 1,420 99.6 99.0-99.9
35-44 1,552 16 1.0 0.5- 1.9 1,536 99.0 98.1-99.5
45-54 2,088 75 3.5 2.5- 4.9 2,013 96.5 95.1-97.5
55-64 2,465 175 7.4 6.0- 9.0 2,290 92.6 91.0-94.0
65-74 2,116 208 11.7 9.5-14.2 1,908 88.3 85.8-90.5
75+ 1,707 232 15.9 13.2-19.1 1,475 84.1 80.9-86.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,447 164 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,283 92.2 90.2-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,289 243 4.8 3.9- 5.8 3,046 95.2 94.2-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,895 164 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,731 96.2 95.2-97.0
College Graduate 3,830 140 2.4 1.9- 3.0 3,690 97.6 97.0-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,370 166 8.2 6.4-10.5 1,204 91.8 89.5-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,945 167 5.3 4.2- 6.6 1,778 94.7 93.4-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,113 77 4.8 3.5- 6.5 1,036 95.2 93.5-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,410 76 4.2 3.1- 5.6 1,334 95.8 94.4-96.9
$50,000-74,999 1,345 53 3.3 2.0- 5.3 1,292 96.7 94.7-98.0
$75,000+ 2,266 55 1.8 1.3- 2.6 2,211 98.2 97.4-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,391 418 9.7 8.4-11.2 2,973 90.3 88.8-91.6
No 7,544 265 2.8 2.3- 3.4 7,279 97.2 96.6-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,585 207 10.8 8.9-13.1 1,378 89.2 86.9-91.1
Non-Veteran 9,902 509 3.5 3.1- 4.1 9,393 96.5 95.9-96.9

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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).

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