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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,343 364 4.0 3.6- 4.6 5,979 96.0 95.4-96.4
GENDER
Male 2,510 195 5.2 4.4- 6.2 2,315 94.8 93.8-95.6
Female 3,833 169 3.0 2.5- 3.6 3,664 97.0 96.4-97.5
RACE
White 4,603 293 4.6 4.0- 5.4 4,310 95.4 94.6-96.0
African American 1,190 47 2.6 1.9- 3.7 1,143 97.4 96.3-98.1
Other minorities 491 19 2.7 1.5- 4.7 472 97.3 95.3-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 412 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,908 355 4.2 3.7- 4.8 5,553 95.8 95.2-96.3
AGE
18-34 1,165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 2,093 51 2.3 1.7- 3.2 2,042 97.7 96.8-98.3
55-64 1,183 78 6.2 4.8- 8.1 1,105 93.8 91.9-95.2
65-74 1,038 97 9.3 7.2-12.0 941 90.7 88.0-92.8
75+ 796 129 16.3 13.3-19.7 667 83.7 80.3-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 767 81 8.0 6.1-10.4 686 92.0 89.6-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,746 123 4.3 3.5- 5.4 1,623 95.7 94.6-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,708 91 3.4 2.6- 4.4 1,617 96.6 95.6-97.4
College Graduate 2,098 69 2.2 1.6- 3.0 2,029 97.8 97.0-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 696 61 6.8 4.9- 9.3 635 93.2 90.7-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,055 88 6.0 4.6- 7.8 967 94.0 92.2-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 654 42 4.4 3.0- 6.2 612 95.6 93.8-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 765 37 3.1 2.1- 4.5 728 96.9 95.5-97.9
$50,000+ 2,074 61 2.4 1.7- 3.3 2,013 97.6 96.7-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,573 208 10.6 8.9-12.4 1,365 89.4 87.6-91.1
No 4,705 156 2.5 2.0- 3.0 4,549 97.5 97.0-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 771 98 10.2 8.0-12.9 673 89.8 87.1-92.0
Non-Veteran 5,569 266 3.3 2.8- 3.8 5,303 96.7 96.2-97.2

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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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