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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina 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 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 881 67 7.1 5.3- 9.4 814 92.9 90.6-94.7
Region 3 675 41 4.9 3.5- 7.0 634 95.1 93.0-96.5
Region 4 1,482 84 4.5 3.5- 5.7 1,398 95.5 94.3-96.5
Region 5 1,055 65 4.0 3.0- 5.2 990 96.0 94.8-97.0
Region 6 541 38 6.6 4.3- 9.9 503 93.4 90.1-95.7
Region 7 1,025 56 4.7 3.5- 6.4 969 95.3 93.6-96.5
Region 8 880 62 4.6 3.4- 6.0 818 95.4 94.0-96.6
Region 9 & 10 698 43 5.7 3.8- 8.4 655 94.3 91.6-96.2
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,258 160 6.0 4.9- 7.4 2,098 94.0 92.6-95.1
Piedmont 3,973 225 4.3 3.7- 5.0 3,748 95.7 95.0-96.3
Western NC 1,006 71 6.4 4.8- 8.4 935 93.6 91.6-95.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 641 42 5.3 3.8- 7.3 599 94.7 92.7-96.2
Northwest 1,179 84 6.3 4.9- 8.1 1,095 93.7 91.9-95.1
Charlotte 1,221 66 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,155 95.7 94.4-96.7
Greensboro 849 53 4.0 3.0- 5.5 796 96.0 94.5-97.0
Southern Regional 625 49 7.1 4.9-10.1 576 92.9 89.9-95.1
Southeast 597 43 5.0 3.6- 6.9 554 95.0 93.1-96.4
Wake 1,074 50 3.8 2.7- 5.2 1,024 96.2 94.8-97.3
Area L & Eastern 1,051 69 5.7 4.2- 7.6 982 94.3 92.4-95.8

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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.

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