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2018 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 that 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 4,715 289 5.4 4.6- 6.3 4,426 94.6 93.7-95.4
-Piedmont NC 2,127 112 5.0 3.9- 6.3 2,015 95.0 93.7-96.1
GENDER
Male 986 68 6.9 5.1- 9.3 918 93.1 90.7-94.9
Female 1,141 44 3.2 2.3- 4.6 1,097 96.8 95.4-97.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,374 90 6.5 5.0- 8.5 1,284 93.5 91.5-95.0
Non-Hispanic Black 436 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 319 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 524 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 356 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 349 30 9.3 6.0-14.3 319 90.7 85.7-94.0
65-74 344 37 17.1 11.7-24.2 307 82.9 75.8-88.3
75+ 216 30 11.5 7.4-17.6 186 88.5 82.4-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 22 8.9 5.2-15.0 203 91.1 85.0-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 474 27 5.7 3.7- 8.7 447 94.3 91.3-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 570 33 5.5 3.6- 8.3 537 94.5 91.7-96.4
College Graduate 851 28 2.0 1.3- 3.1 823 98.0 96.9-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 16 5.5 3.2- 9.4 155 94.5 90.6-96.8
$15,000- 24,999 278 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 15 4.0 2.2- 6.9 221 96.0 93.1-97.8
$50,000- 74,999 290 15 8.1 4.5-14.2 275 91.9 85.8-95.5
$75,000+ 596 19 2.9 1.7- 5.1 577 97.1 94.9-98.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 567 53 8.1 5.6-11.5 514 91.9 88.5-94.4
No 1,493 57 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,436 95.9 94.4-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 24 10.1 5.9-16.6 212 89.9 83.4-94.1
Non-Veteran 1,888 88 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,800 95.6 94.3-96.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,166 41 3.0 2.0- 4.4 1,125 97.0 95.6-98.0
Regional City or Suburban County 508 37 6.6 4.4- 9.8 471 93.4 90.2-95.6
Rural 455 34 8.0 5.2-12.1 421 92.0 87.9-94.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,184 27 2.4 1.5- 3.7 1,157 97.6 96.3-98.5
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 522 54 10.8 7.9-14.6 468 89.2 85.4-92.1
Unable to Work 137 22 17.7 10.3-28.6 115 82.3 71.4-89.7
Other not in Labor Force 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 252 16 5.2 3.0- 8.9 236 94.8 91.1-97.0
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,123 54 4.8 3.4- 6.7 1,069 95.2 93.3-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 846 53 6.2 4.4- 8.8 793 93.8 91.2-95.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,168 48 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,120 96.6 95.2-97.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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