SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Western NC 1,940 301 11.3 9.6-13.2 1,639 88.7 86.8-90.4
GENDER
Male 742 132 12.2 9.5-15.6 610 87.8 84.4-90.5
Female 1,198 169 10.5 8.6-12.7 1,029 89.5 87.3-91.4
RACE
White 1,782 272 11.0 9.3-12.9 1,510 89.0 87.1-90.7
Other minorities 146 27 15.2 8.4-26.0 119 84.8 74.0-91.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,887 292 11.5 9.7-13.4 1,595 88.5 86.6-90.3
AGE
18-34 164 *** *** *** 163 99.4 96.0-99.9
35-54 549 37 7.5 4.6-11.9 512 92.5 88.1-95.4
55-64 462 72 15.1 11.1-20.3 390 84.9 79.7-88.9
65-74 419 89 22.2 17.9-27.3 330 77.8 72.7-82.1
75+ 328 100 30.3 24.8-36.3 228 69.7 63.7-75.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 72 22.5 16.4-29.9 204 77.5 70.1-83.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 579 92 10.1 7.8-13.1 487 89.9 86.9-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 512 77 9.4 6.8-12.8 435 90.6 87.2-93.2
College Graduate 571 59 6.5 4.8- 8.7 512 93.5 91.3-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 95 24.5 18.2-32.1 199 75.5 67.9-81.8
$15,000- 24,999 372 63 11.5 8.0-16.3 309 88.5 83.7-92.0
$25,000- 34,999 235 31 10.1 6.7-15.0 204 89.9 85.0-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 232 27 9.5 5.6-15.8 205 90.5 84.2-94.4
$50,000+ 468 34 4.7 3.0- 7.1 434 95.3 92.9-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 676 184 22.1 18.1-26.7 492 77.9 73.3-81.9
No 1,181 102 6.7 5.1- 8.7 1,079 93.3 91.3-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 70 19.7 14.8-25.6 204 80.3 74.4-85.2
Non-Veteran 1,666 231 10.3 8.5-12.3 1,435 89.7 87.7-91.5

Back to Chronic Health Conditions.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 14SEP12.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook