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2014 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 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
-Western NC 1,006 71 6.4 4.8- 8.4 935 93.6 91.6-95.2
GENDER
Male 425 41 8.0 5.7-11.0 384 92.0 89.0-94.3
Female 581 30 5.0 3.1- 8.1 551 95.0 91.9-96.9
RACE
White 911 67 6.7 5.0- 8.9 844 93.3 91.1-95.0
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 240 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 220 14 7.1 4.1-12.2 206 92.9 87.8-95.9
65-74 243 21 10.4 6.6-15.8 222 89.6 84.2-93.4
75+ 169 26 15.6 10.2-23.2 143 84.4 76.8-89.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 17 13.3 7.6-22.1 119 86.7 77.9-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 295 22 6.0 3.8- 9.3 273 94.0 90.7-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 263 17 4.6 2.7- 7.7 246 95.4 92.3-97.3
College Graduate 305 15 3.8 2.2- 6.6 290 96.2 93.4-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 14 12.2 6.8-20.9 104 87.8 79.1-93.2
$15,000- 24,999 190 15 7.3 4.2-12.5 175 92.7 87.5-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 252 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 306 45 15.5 10.9-21.5 261 84.5 78.5-89.1
No 679 24 2.7 1.7- 4.2 655 97.3 95.8-98.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 15 9.4 5.3-15.9 133 90.6 84.1-94.7
Non-Veteran 857 56 5.9 4.3- 8.1 801 94.1 91.9-95.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 824 58 6.5 4.7- 8.8 766 93.5 91.2-95.3
No 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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