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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
-Eastern NC 2,258 160 6.0 4.9- 7.4 2,098 94.0 92.6-95.1
GENDER
Male 944 80 7.8 5.8-10.4 864 92.2 89.6-94.2
Female 1,314 80 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,234 95.6 94.3-96.6
RACE
White 1,465 112 6.3 5.0- 8.0 1,353 93.7 92.0-95.0
African American 571 33 5.1 3.1- 8.0 538 94.9 92.0-96.9
Other minorities 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,120 155 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,965 93.7 92.3-94.9
AGE
18-34 400 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 613 22 3.9 2.3- 6.7 591 96.1 93.3-97.7
55-64 520 52 11.2 8.0-15.4 468 88.8 84.6-92.0
65-74 422 41 12.0 8.2-17.3 381 88.0 82.7-91.8
75+ 280 41 15.1 10.8-20.6 239 84.9 79.4-89.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 37 12.5 8.2-18.5 254 87.5 81.5-91.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 693 64 7.0 5.3- 9.2 629 93.0 90.8-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 638 29 3.6 2.1- 6.0 609 96.4 94.0-97.9
College Graduate 627 30 3.2 2.1- 4.8 597 96.8 95.2-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 32 9.2 6.0-13.8 254 90.8 86.2-94.0
$15,000- 24,999 376 29 8.0 5.0-12.6 347 92.0 87.4-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 246 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 647 37 4.7 3.0- 7.4 610 95.3 92.6-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 101 16.8 13.0-21.4 551 83.2 78.6-87.0
No 1,518 56 2.5 1.9- 3.4 1,462 97.5 96.6-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 373 39 7.5 5.3-10.5 334 92.5 89.5-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,882 121 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,761 94.3 92.7-95.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,883 137 6.3 5.0- 7.8 1,746 93.7 92.2-95.0
No 375 23 4.6 2.9- 7.4 352 95.4 92.6-97.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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