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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,209 99 3.0 2.4- 3.9 2,110 97.0 96.1-97.6
GENDER
Male 751 45 3.9 2.8- 5.6 706 96.1 94.4-97.2
Female 1,458 54 2.3 1.7- 3.1 1,404 97.7 96.9-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,148 95 3.0 2.3- 3.8 2,053 97.0 96.2-97.7
AGE
18-34 472 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 327 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 421 15 4.1 2.3- 7.2 406 95.9 92.8-97.7
55-64 460 28 5.5 3.6- 8.3 432 94.5 91.7-96.4
65-74 315 29 7.0 4.5-10.8 286 93.0 89.2-95.5
75+ 181 20 12.4 7.4-20.0 161 87.6 80.0-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 30 6.0 3.9- 9.1 320 94.0 90.9-96.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 25 2.2 1.3- 3.5 673 97.8 96.5-98.7
Some Post-H.S. 646 23 2.5 1.5- 4.1 623 97.5 95.9-98.5
College Graduate 505 21 2.6 1.6- 4.3 484 97.4 95.7-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 420 20 4.5 2.7- 7.5 400 95.5 92.5-97.3
$15,000- 24,999 500 27 3.9 2.5- 6.1 473 96.1 93.9-97.5
$25,000- 34,999 283 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 572 47 7.5 5.3-10.5 525 92.5 89.5-94.7
No 1,608 51 1.9 1.4- 2.6 1,557 98.1 97.4-98.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 17 4.7 2.6- 8.3 250 95.3 91.7-97.4
Non-Veteran 1,941 82 2.8 2.2- 3.7 1,859 97.2 96.3-97.8

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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.

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