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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,857 745 4.6 4.2- 5.0 11,112 95.4 95.0-95.8
GENDER
Male 4,620 398 5.8 5.1- 6.5 4,222 94.2 93.5-94.9
Female 7,237 347 3.5 3.0- 4.0 6,890 96.5 96.0-97.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,172 563 5.3 4.8- 5.8 7,609 94.7 94.2-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 2,153 96 3.0 2.4- 3.8 2,057 97.0 96.2-97.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 456 44 10.9 6.1-18.7 412 89.1 81.3-93.9
Non-Hispanic Other 299 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 690 20 2.2 1.3- 3.6 670 97.8 96.4-98.7
AGE
18-34 2,029 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 1,624 21 1.4 0.9- 2.3 1,603 98.6 97.7-99.1
45-54 2,050 86 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,964 95.8 94.6-96.7
55-64 2,363 154 6.4 5.3- 7.7 2,209 93.6 92.3-94.7
65-74 2,109 211 10.3 8.7-12.1 1,898 89.7 87.9-91.3
75+ 1,554 256 16.8 14.6-19.3 1,298 83.2 80.7-85.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,490 169 8.8 7.3-10.6 1,321 91.2 89.4-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,442 241 4.5 3.9- 5.2 3,201 95.5 94.8-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,202 196 4.0 3.4- 4.8 3,006 96.0 95.2-96.6
College Graduate 3,683 139 2.6 2.1- 3.2 3,544 97.4 96.8-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,450 140 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,310 92.2 90.4-93.7
$15,000- 24,999 2,045 173 6.5 5.4- 7.8 1,872 93.5 92.2-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,273 95 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,178 95.2 93.9-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,434 67 3.3 2.5- 4.3 1,367 96.7 95.7-97.5
$50,000-74,999 1,386 62 3.9 2.9- 5.4 1,324 96.1 94.6-97.1
$75,000+ 2,195 63 2.4 1.8- 3.3 2,132 97.6 96.7-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,171 421 11.5 10.2-12.9 2,750 88.5 87.1-89.8
No 8,549 315 2.7 2.3- 3.1 8,234 97.3 96.9-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,542 193 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,349 89.8 88.0-91.4
Non-Veteran 10,310 552 3.8 3.4- 4.2 9,758 96.2 95.8-96.6

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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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