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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,954 150 5.2 4.1- 6.6 1,804 94.8 93.4-95.9
GENDER
Male 749 74 6.5 4.6- 9.3 675 93.5 90.7-95.4
Female 1,205 76 3.9 3.0- 5.1 1,129 96.1 94.9-97.0
RACE
White 1,794 135 5.4 4.2- 6.9 1,659 94.6 93.1-95.8
Other minorities 148 14 3.1 1.5- 6.0 134 96.9 94.0-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,900 146 5.4 4.2- 6.8 1,754 94.6 93.2-95.8
AGE
18-34 165 *** *** *** 165 100 98.2- 100
35-54 553 13 3.0 1.2- 6.9 540 97.0 93.1-98.8
55-64 465 41 7.6 4.8-11.9 424 92.4 88.1-95.2
65-74 420 45 9.9 7.2-13.5 375 90.1 86.5-92.8
75+ 333 51 15.7 11.7-20.8 282 84.3 79.2-88.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 38 11.5 7.1-18.1 242 88.5 81.9-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 585 42 3.9 2.7- 5.6 543 96.1 94.4-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 514 35 3.6 2.3- 5.5 479 96.4 94.5-97.7
College Graduate 573 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 539 96.2 94.4-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 49 10.4 6.7-15.9 249 89.6 84.1-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 374 27 4.5 2.5- 7.8 347 95.5 92.2-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 235 18 4.8 2.8- 7.9 217 95.2 92.1-97.2
$35,000- 49,999 231 14 4.0 2.1- 7.4 217 96.0 92.6-97.9
$50,000+ 471 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8 454 97.3 95.2-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 687 99 10.6 7.8-14.3 588 89.4 85.7-92.2
No 1,183 45 2.8 1.9- 4.2 1,138 97.2 95.8-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 41 11.8 8.1-17.0 234 88.2 83.0-91.9
Non-Veteran 1,679 109 4.3 3.2- 5.8 1,570 95.7 94.2-96.8

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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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