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2013 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?

(Ever told) 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 8,826 547 4.5 4.1- 5.1 8,279 95.5 94.9-95.9
-Eastern NC 2,678 184 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,494 94.9 93.8-95.8
GENDER
Male 1,015 90 6.4 4.8- 8.4 925 93.6 91.6-95.2
Female 1,663 94 4.0 3.0- 5.1 1,569 96.0 94.9-97.0
RACE
White 1,531 111 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,420 94.8 93.4-96.0
African American 652 41 5.6 3.8- 8.2 611 94.4 91.8-96.2
Other minorities 451 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,554 179 5.3 4.3- 6.5 2,375 94.7 93.5-95.7
AGE
18-34 427 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 769 27 3.7 2.4- 5.8 742 96.3 94.2-97.6
55-64 584 40 8.3 5.5-12.3 544 91.7 87.7-94.5
65-74 503 58 11.4 8.1-15.9 445 88.6 84.1-91.9
75+ 366 54 14.0 9.8-19.6 312 86.0 80.4-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 384 39 8.4 5.5-12.7 345 91.6 87.3-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 798 59 5.3 3.8- 7.4 739 94.7 92.6-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 774 49 4.2 2.9- 6.1 725 95.8 93.9-97.1
College Graduate 719 37 3.7 2.3- 5.8 682 96.3 94.2-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 42 11.8 7.9-17.3 335 88.2 82.7-92.1
$15,000- 24,999 487 42 4.8 3.0- 7.5 445 95.2 92.5-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 281 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 317 24 4.8 2.8- 8.2 293 95.2 91.8-97.2
$50,000+ 704 24 2.8 1.7- 4.5 680 97.2 95.5-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 821 120 13.6 10.7-17.3 701 86.4 82.7-89.3
No 1,820 60 2.3 1.7- 3.2 1,760 97.7 96.8-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 443 50 7.9 5.4-11.3 393 92.1 88.7-94.6
Non-Veteran 2,234 134 4.5 3.6- 5.7 2,100 95.5 94.3-96.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,969 137 5.5 4.4- 6.8 1,832 94.5 93.2-95.6
No 709 47 3.7 2.4- 5.4 662 96.3 94.6-97.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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