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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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
-MALES 3,440 275 5.6 4.8- 6.5 3,165 94.4 93.5-95.2
RACE
White 2,403 203 6.0 5.0- 7.2 2,200 94.0 92.8-95.0
African American 594 49 6.2 4.4- 8.7 545 93.8 91.3-95.6
Other Minorities 389 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 618 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 510 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 570 18 2.5 1.5- 4.3 552 97.5 95.7-98.5
55-64 713 67 9.7 7.2-13.0 646 90.3 87.0-92.8
65-74 598 90 16.0 12.6-20.2 508 84.0 79.8-87.4
75+ 404 85 19.3 14.7-24.8 319 80.7 75.2-85.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 499 61 10.1 7.5-13.5 438 89.9 86.5-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 988 78 4.8 3.6- 6.3 910 95.2 93.7-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 843 68 4.9 3.5- 6.7 775 95.1 93.3-96.5
College Graduate 1,103 67 4.1 2.9- 5.6 1,036 95.9 94.4-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 40 9.3 6.2-13.6 317 90.7 86.4-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 596 56 6.0 4.2- 8.5 540 94.0 91.5-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 323 33 9.6 6.3-14.3 290 90.4 85.7-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 409 34 5.3 3.5- 8.0 375 94.7 92.0-96.5
$50,000- 74,999 388 27 4.3 2.7- 6.8 361 95.7 93.2-97.3
$75,000+ 784 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0 752 97.3 96.0-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 923 164 16.1 13.3-19.4 759 83.9 80.6-86.7
No 2,470 107 2.6 2.0- 3.3 2,363 97.4 96.7-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,034 134 9.8 7.8-12.3 900 90.2 87.7-92.2
Non-Veteran 2,402 141 4.3 3.5- 5.3 2,261 95.7 94.7-96.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,711 151 6.6 5.4- 8.1 1,560 93.4 91.9-94.6
No 1,729 124 4.5 3.6- 5.7 1,605 95.5 94.3-96.4

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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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