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2014 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 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
-Piedmont NC 3,973 225 4.3 3.7- 5.0 3,748 95.7 95.0-96.3
GENDER
Male 1,721 118 5.2 4.2- 6.3 1,603 94.8 93.7-95.8
Female 2,252 107 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,145 96.5 95.6-97.2
RACE
White 2,777 178 4.9 4.1- 5.8 2,599 95.1 94.2-95.9
African American 813 37 3.4 2.4- 4.9 776 96.6 95.1-97.6
Other minorities 327 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 322 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,620 215 4.6 3.9- 5.3 3,405 95.4 94.7-96.1
AGE
18-34 744 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,192 36 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,156 96.8 95.4-97.8
55-64 767 49 6.9 5.1- 9.2 718 93.1 90.8-94.9
65-74 700 73 10.3 8.1-13.1 627 89.7 86.9-91.9
75+ 498 62 13.7 10.5-17.6 436 86.3 82.4-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 489 60 9.3 6.9-12.3 429 90.7 87.7-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 992 64 4.7 3.6- 6.2 928 95.3 93.8-96.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,011 52 3.5 2.6- 4.7 959 96.5 95.3-97.4
College Graduate 1,463 47 2.2 1.6- 3.1 1,416 97.8 96.9-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 439 44 8.5 6.1-11.7 395 91.5 88.3-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 614 48 5.8 4.2- 7.9 566 94.2 92.1-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 355 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 328 94.1 91.1-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 433 19 2.7 1.7- 4.4 414 97.3 95.6-98.3
$50,000+ 1,343 44 2.7 1.9- 3.8 1,299 97.3 96.2-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 964 122 11.8 9.7-14.3 842 88.2 85.7-90.3
No 2,860 93 2.3 1.8- 2.9 2,767 97.7 97.1-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 470 54 10.4 7.6-14.1 416 89.6 85.9-92.4
Non-Veteran 3,493 169 3.5 3.0- 4.2 3,324 96.5 95.8-97.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,516 109 6.0 4.9- 7.5 1,407 94.0 92.5-95.1
No 2,457 116 3.3 2.7- 4.0 2,341 96.7 96.0-97.3

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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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