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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,000 78 4.8 3.6- 6.5 922 95.2 93.5-96.4
GENDER
Male 395 37 5.5 3.6- 8.4 358 94.5 91.6-96.4
Female 605 41 4.2 2.8- 6.2 564 95.8 93.8-97.2
RACE
White 883 68 5.0 3.7- 6.8 815 95.0 93.2-96.3
Other minorities 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 216 21 7.3 4.3-12.4 195 92.7 87.6-95.7
65-74 217 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 176 32 17.2 11.1-25.6 144 82.8 74.4-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 23 10.5 6.1-17.5 110 89.5 82.5-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 304 27 4.8 2.9- 7.9 277 95.2 92.1-97.1
Some Post-H.S. 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 151 28 13.1 8.1-20.4 123 86.9 79.6-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 349 59 13.1 9.3-18.1 290 86.9 81.9-90.7
No 640 18 1.5 0.8- 2.6 622 98.5 97.4-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 860 64 5.1 3.7- 6.9 796 94.9 93.1-96.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 712 57 5.2 3.7- 7.2 655 94.8 92.8-96.3
No 288 21 3.6 2.1- 5.9 267 96.4 94.1-97.9

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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.

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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