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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,388 756 8.2 7.3- 9.1 5,632 91.8 90.9-92.7
GENDER
Male 2,444 364 8.9 7.6-10.4 2,080 91.1 89.6-92.4
Female 3,944 392 7.5 6.4- 8.8 3,552 92.5 91.2-93.6
RACE
White 4,877 625 9.1 8.0-10.2 4,252 90.9 89.8-92.0
African American 1,068 112 7.7 5.8-10.1 956 92.3 89.9-94.2
Other minorities 394 16 3.1 1.5- 6.1 378 96.9 93.9-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 312 13 1.9 1.0- 3.6 299 98.1 96.4-99.0
Non-Hispanic 6,060 741 8.7 7.8- 9.7 5,319 91.3 90.3-92.2
AGE
18-34 789 *** *** *** 779 98.8 97.5-99.4
35-54 2,141 106 4.3 3.3- 5.6 2,035 95.7 94.4-96.7
55-64 1,307 165 13.7 11.2-16.7 1,142 86.3 83.3-88.8
65-74 1,150 225 23.8 19.7-28.4 925 76.2 71.6-80.3
75+ 918 243 28.9 24.4-33.9 675 71.1 66.1-75.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 721 160 15.2 12.1-18.9 561 84.8 81.1-87.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,717 243 9.1 7.4-11.1 1,474 90.9 88.9-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 182 7.2 5.8- 8.8 1,351 92.8 91.2-94.2
College Graduate 2,393 164 4.5 3.5- 5.9 2,229 95.5 94.1-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 638 125 12.2 9.4-15.7 513 87.8 84.3-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,039 175 10.5 8.2-13.2 864 89.5 86.8-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 580 82 8.8 6.3-12.2 498 91.2 87.8-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 748 85 8.3 6.2-11.0 663 91.7 89.0-93.8
$50,000+ 2,253 132 4.7 3.6- 6.2 2,121 95.3 93.8-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,729 407 18.6 16.0-21.5 1,322 81.4 78.5-84.0
No 4,342 315 5.1 4.3- 6.0 4,027 94.9 94.0-95.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 804 188 19.6 15.9-23.9 616 80.4 76.1-84.1
Non-Veteran 5,582 568 6.9 6.0- 7.8 5,014 93.1 92.2-94.0

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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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