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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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 11,857 745 4.6 4.2- 5.0 11,112 95.4 95.0-95.8
-Eastern NC 3,905 270 5.2 4.5- 6.0 3,635 94.8 94.0-95.5
GENDER
Male 1,492 144 6.6 5.4- 8.1 1,348 93.4 91.9-94.6
Female 2,413 126 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,287 96.1 95.2-96.9
RACE
White 2,437 176 5.9 4.9- 7.1 2,261 94.1 92.9-95.1
African American 872 49 4.0 2.8- 5.7 823 96.0 94.3-97.2
Other minorities 563 42 3.5 2.1- 5.8 521 96.5 94.2-97.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 208 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,686 261 5.4 4.6- 6.3 3,425 94.6 93.7-95.4
AGE
18-34 629 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,167 45 3.9 2.7- 5.5 1,122 96.1 94.5-97.3
55-64 825 51 6.3 4.5- 8.7 774 93.7 91.3-95.5
65-74 717 76 10.9 8.1-14.5 641 89.1 85.5-91.9
75+ 521 92 18.9 15.0-23.6 429 81.1 76.4-85.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 508 59 9.9 7.1-13.5 449 90.1 86.5-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,189 85 4.8 3.7- 6.3 1,104 95.2 93.7-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,085 77 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,008 95.5 94.1-96.6
College Graduate 1,110 49 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,061 96.8 95.5-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 517 53 8.7 6.1-12.4 464 91.3 87.6-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 684 57 6.4 4.5- 9.0 627 93.6 91.0-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 440 42 5.7 4.0- 8.2 398 94.3 91.8-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 494 23 3.7 2.3- 5.8 471 96.3 94.2-97.7
$50,000+ 1,085 50 4.4 3.2- 6.1 1,035 95.6 93.9-96.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,132 150 12.7 10.3-15.4 982 87.3 84.6-89.7
No 2,718 115 2.9 2.3- 3.6 2,603 97.1 96.4-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 584 68 9.2 6.9-12.1 516 90.8 87.9-93.1
Non-Veteran 3,319 202 4.5 3.7- 5.3 3,117 95.5 94.7-96.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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