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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,148 285 4.1 3.5- 4.8 4,863 95.9 95.2-96.5
GENDER
Male 2,030 148 5.1 4.1- 6.2 1,882 94.9 93.8-95.9
Female 3,118 137 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,981 96.7 95.8-97.4
RACE
White 3,718 221 4.3 3.6- 5.2 3,497 95.7 94.8-96.4
African American 1,000 55 4.6 3.2- 6.6 945 95.4 93.4-96.8
Other minorities 354 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 320 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,797 281 4.4 3.8- 5.2 4,516 95.6 94.8-96.2
AGE
18-34 835 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,603 31 2.0 1.3- 3.2 1,572 98.0 96.8-98.7
55-64 1,010 52 5.9 4.1- 8.5 958 94.1 91.5-95.9
65-74 901 101 12.9 10.2-16.1 800 87.1 83.9-89.8
75+ 749 95 14.2 11.0-18.2 654 85.8 81.8-89.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 666 76 9.6 7.2-12.7 590 90.4 87.3-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,378 75 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,303 96.6 95.4-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,349 75 3.6 2.6- 4.9 1,274 96.4 95.1-97.4
College Graduate 1,749 58 2.3 1.6- 3.2 1,691 97.7 96.8-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 561 62 8.5 5.9-12.1 499 91.5 87.9-94.1
$15,000- 24,999 878 59 5.2 3.6- 7.3 819 94.8 92.7-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 476 34 7.0 4.5-10.6 442 93.0 89.4-95.5
$35,000- 49,999 602 23 3.5 2.2- 5.7 579 96.5 94.3-97.8
$50,000+ 1,610 41 1.8 1.2- 2.5 1,569 98.2 97.5-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,348 156 11.2 9.0-13.9 1,192 88.8 86.1-91.0
No 3,728 128 2.3 1.9- 2.9 3,600 97.7 97.1-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 575 76 12.0 9.0-15.9 499 88.0 84.1-91.0
Non-Veteran 4,570 209 3.3 2.8- 4.0 4,361 96.7 96.0-97.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,861 123 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,738 94.8 93.3-95.9
No 3,287 162 3.7 3.0- 4.5 3,125 96.3 95.5-97.0

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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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