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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 288 21 3.6 2.1- 5.9 267 96.4 94.1-97.9
Cumberland 385 26 4.0 2.3- 6.9 359 96.0 93.1-97.7
Durham 349 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 349 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 308 27 7.2 4.3-12.0 281 92.8 88.0-95.7
Guilford 375 19 5.3 3.1- 9.2 356 94.7 90.8-96.9
Mecklenburg 500 27 3.9 2.5- 6.1 473 96.1 93.9-97.5
New Hanover 324 21 3.1 1.9- 5.2 303 96.9 94.8-98.1
Union 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 505 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,678 184 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,494 94.9 93.8-95.8
Piedmont 5,148 285 4.1 3.5- 4.8 4,863 95.9 95.2-96.5
Western NC 1,000 78 4.8 3.6- 6.5 922 95.2 93.5-96.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 715 55 4.3 3.0- 6.1 660 95.7 93.9-97.0
Northwest 1,435 88 5.0 3.8- 6.6 1,347 95.0 93.4-96.2
Charlotte 1,527 101 4.6 3.5- 6.0 1,426 95.4 94.0-96.5
Greensboro 1,086 57 4.7 3.3- 6.6 1,029 95.3 93.4-96.7
Southern Regional 1,240 84 4.5 3.1- 6.4 1,156 95.5 93.6-96.9
Southeast 553 42 6.0 4.0- 9.0 511 94.0 91.0-96.0
Wake 1,330 59 2.9 2.1- 4.1 1,271 97.1 95.9-97.9
Area L & Eastern 940 61 5.2 3.8- 6.9 879 94.8 93.1-96.2

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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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