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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,414 381 4.0 3.5- 4.7 6,033 96.0 95.3-96.5
GENDER
Male 2,454 218 5.3 4.4- 6.5 2,236 94.7 93.5-95.6
Female 3,960 163 2.8 2.2- 3.6 3,797 97.2 96.4-97.8
RACE
White 4,900 322 4.6 3.9- 5.3 4,578 95.4 94.7-96.1
African American 1,070 51 3.7 2.4- 5.7 1,019 96.3 94.3-97.6
Other minorities 395 *** *** *** 387 98.9 97.6-99.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 312 *** *** *** 304 98.6 97.1-99.3
Non-Hispanic 6,084 371 4.2 3.6- 4.9 5,713 95.8 95.1-96.4
AGE
18-34 790 *** *** *** 786 99.7 99.2-99.9
35-54 2,145 51 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,094 97.9 97.1-98.5
55-64 1,313 91 6.7 5.1- 8.7 1,222 93.3 91.3-94.9
65-74 1,153 115 12.9 9.7-16.9 1,038 87.1 83.1-90.3
75+ 929 117 14.5 11.0-18.8 812 85.5 81.2-89.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 727 81 6.7 4.9- 9.1 646 93.3 90.9-95.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,733 130 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,603 95.0 93.5-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,536 91 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,445 96.1 94.9-97.1
College Graduate 2,394 75 1.8 1.3- 2.5 2,319 98.2 97.5-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 641 75 7.3 5.2-10.1 566 92.7 89.9-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,050 90 4.4 3.3- 5.8 960 95.6 94.2-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 577 39 4.7 3.0- 7.3 538 95.3 92.7-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 752 46 4.8 3.3- 6.9 706 95.2 93.1-96.7
$50,000+ 2,257 68 2.2 1.6- 3.2 2,189 97.8 96.8-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,739 210 9.0 7.4-10.9 1,529 91.0 89.1-92.6
No 4,355 157 2.7 2.1- 3.3 4,198 97.3 96.7-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 807 116 12.5 9.5-16.2 691 87.5 83.8-90.5
Non-Veteran 5,604 265 3.0 2.6- 3.6 5,339 97.0 96.4-97.4

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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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