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2013 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?

(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%)
TOTAL 8,826 547 4.5 4.1- 5.1 8,279 95.5 94.9-95.9
GENDER
Male 3,440 275 5.6 4.8- 6.5 3,165 94.4 93.5-95.2
Female 5,386 272 3.6 3.0- 4.2 5,114 96.4 95.8-97.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,951 390 4.8 4.2- 5.5 5,561 95.2 94.5-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,658 99 5.2 4.0- 6.7 1,559 94.8 93.3-96.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 393 35 6.7 2.6-16.0 358 93.3 84.0-97.4
Non-Hispanic Other 270 *** *** *** 260 98.3 96.2-99.2
Hispanic 458 *** *** *** 449 98.7 97.0-99.4
AGE
18-34 1,380 *** *** *** 1,373 99.4 98.6-99.7
35-44 1,165 19 2.1 1.3- 3.6 1,146 97.9 96.4-98.7
45-54 1,469 46 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,423 97.5 96.4-98.2
55-64 1,810 113 6.9 5.4- 8.7 1,697 93.1 91.3-94.6
65-74 1,621 176 11.6 9.6-13.9 1,445 88.4 86.1-90.4
75+ 1,291 181 14.7 12.2-17.6 1,110 85.3 82.4-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,183 138 9.3 7.5-11.5 1,045 90.7 88.5-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,480 161 4.2 3.5- 5.2 2,319 95.8 94.8-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,391 140 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,251 96.2 95.2-97.0
College Graduate 2,760 107 2.7 2.1- 3.5 2,653 97.3 96.5-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,089 132 10.1 8.1-12.7 957 89.9 87.3-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,560 115 5.0 3.9- 6.4 1,445 95.0 93.6-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 859 57 6.1 4.3- 8.5 802 93.9 91.5-95.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,036 51 3.7 2.6- 5.2 985 96.3 94.8-97.4
$50,000-74,999 926 33 2.5 1.7- 3.7 893 97.5 96.3-98.3
$75,000+ 1,627 36 1.7 1.1- 2.5 1,591 98.3 97.5-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,518 335 12.2 10.6-14.1 2,183 87.8 85.9-89.4
No 6,188 206 2.3 1.9- 2.7 5,982 97.7 97.3-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,158 140 9.2 7.4-11.5 1,018 90.8 88.5-92.6
Non-Veteran 7,664 407 3.9 3.4- 4.4 7,257 96.1 95.6-96.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,542 317 5.3 4.6- 6.2 4,225 94.7 93.8-95.4
No 4,284 230 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,054 96.3 95.5-96.9

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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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