2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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 4,892 253 4.2 3.6- 5.0 4,639 95.8 95.0-96.4
Region 3 & 5 926 46 4.5 3.2- 6.5 880 95.5 93.5-96.8
GENDER
Male 393 32 7.8 5.2-11.7 361 92.2 88.3-94.8
Female 533 14 1.6 0.9- 2.8 519 98.4 97.2-99.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 628 32 5.4 3.6- 8.0 596 94.6 92.0-96.4
Non-Hispanic Black 176 11 3.3 1.6- 6.6 165 96.7 93.4-98.4
Other 122 *** *** *** 119 98.9 96.4-99.6
AGE
18-44 332 *** *** *** 328 98.7 96.0-99.6
45-64 333 16 5.4 3.0- 9.5 317 94.6 90.5-97.0
65+ 253 26 10.1 6.3-15.8 227 89.9 84.2-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 307 26 7.9 5.0-12.3 281 92.1 87.7-95.0
Some College + 615 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1 595 97.6 95.9-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 393 34 8.2 5.4-12.2 359 91.8 87.8-94.6
$50,000+ 374 *** *** *** 366 98.3 96.0-99.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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