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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,701 598 10.3 9.3-11.3 4,103 89.7 88.7-90.7
-Piedmont NC 2,120 230 9.2 7.8-10.7 1,890 90.8 89.3-92.2
GENDER
Male 983 132 11.8 9.6-14.4 851 88.2 85.6-90.4
Female 1,137 98 6.7 5.4- 8.5 1,039 93.3 91.5-94.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,369 172 11.2 9.3-13.3 1,197 88.8 86.7-90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 434 38 6.2 4.4- 8.7 396 93.8 91.3-95.6
Other 319 20 4.2 2.6- 6.7 299 95.8 93.3-97.4
AGE
18-34 523 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 298 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 356 18 5.3 3.1- 9.0 338 94.7 91.0-96.9
55-64 350 52 15.5 11.4-20.7 298 84.5 79.3-88.6
65-74 343 76 26.7 20.6-33.8 267 73.3 66.2-79.4
75+ 211 66 27.1 20.5-35.0 145 72.9 65.0-79.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 223 38 14.7 9.9-21.3 185 85.3 78.7-90.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 470 61 10.5 7.8-13.9 409 89.5 86.1-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 569 65 9.6 7.2-12.7 504 90.4 87.3-92.8
College Graduate 851 63 5.0 3.7- 6.6 788 95.0 93.4-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 35 13.3 9.1-19.1 135 86.7 80.9-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 277 37 11.7 8.2-16.5 240 88.3 83.5-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 157 20 9.5 5.7-15.3 137 90.5 84.7-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 235 27 7.6 4.9-11.5 208 92.4 88.5-95.1
$50,000- 74,999 291 27 12.0 7.8-18.2 264 88.0 81.8-92.2
$75,000+ 595 36 4.7 3.2- 6.9 559 95.3 93.1-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 564 128 18.5 15.1-22.6 436 81.5 77.4-84.9
No 1,489 97 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,392 93.9 92.3-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 54 20.0 14.4-27.0 182 80.0 73.0-85.6
Non-Veteran 1,881 176 8.0 6.7- 9.5 1,705 92.0 90.5-93.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,162 97 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,065 93.4 91.7-94.8
Regional City or Suburban County 504 61 9.9 7.3-13.4 443 90.1 86.6-92.7
Rural 456 72 14.8 11.2-19.3 384 85.2 80.7-88.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,183 53 3.9 2.9- 5.4 1,130 96.1 94.6-97.1
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 515 110 20.8 16.8-25.6 405 79.2 74.4-83.2
Unable to Work 138 49 34.0 24.9-44.3 89 66.0 55.7-75.1
Other not in Labor Force 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 149 20 11.2 6.8-17.9 129 88.8 82.1-93.2
101% to 150% 250 38 12.2 8.5-17.2 212 87.8 82.8-91.5
151% to 200% 112 14 8.4 4.7-14.5 98 91.6 85.5-95.3
More than 200% 1,121 98 7.6 6.0- 9.7 1,023 92.4 90.3-94.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 20 18.2 10.7-29.2 95 81.8 70.8-89.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 841 111 11.3 9.0-14.1 730 88.7 85.9-91.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,166 99 6.9 5.4- 8.7 1,067 93.1 91.3-94.6

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions.

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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