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2013 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?

(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
-African Americans 1,700 99 5.1 3.9- 6.6 1,601 94.9 93.4-96.1
GENDER
Male 594 49 6.2 4.4- 8.7 545 93.8 91.3-95.6
Female 1,106 50 4.1 2.8- 6.0 1,056 95.9 94.0-97.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,677 99 5.2 4.0- 6.7 1,578 94.8 93.3-96.0
AGE
18-34 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 238 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 315 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 375 31 10.9 7.0-16.7 344 89.1 83.3-93.0
65-74 274 23 9.1 5.4-15.0 251 90.9 85.0-94.6
75+ 166 21 15.5 8.6-26.4 145 84.5 73.6-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 259 26 8.8 5.5-13.8 233 91.2 86.2-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 35 4.4 2.8- 6.7 512 95.6 93.3-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 491 24 5.1 3.1- 8.3 467 94.9 91.7-96.9
College Graduate 402 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 32 7.5 4.9-11.5 305 92.5 88.5-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 383 22 5.0 2.9- 8.5 361 95.0 91.5-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 501 63 14.2 10.4-19.1 438 85.8 80.9-89.6
No 1,163 34 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,129 97.7 96.5-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 200 22 10.1 6.0-16.6 178 89.9 83.4-94.0
Non-Veteran 1,500 77 4.4 3.3- 5.8 1,423 95.6 94.2-96.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 809 50 5.3 3.8- 7.5 759 94.7 92.5-96.2
No 891 49 4.9 3.4- 7.1 842 95.1 92.9-96.6

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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.

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