2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,817 302 4.5 3.9- 5.2 5,515 95.5 94.8-96.1
-Eastern NC 2,105 125 5.1 4.1- 6.4 1,980 94.9 93.6-95.9
GENDER
Male 950 66 6.7 4.9- 9.0 884 93.3 91.0-95.1
Female 1,155 59 3.7 2.7- 5.1 1,096 96.3 94.9-97.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,265 75 5.5 4.1- 7.3 1,190 94.5 92.7-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 501 38 6.0 3.9- 8.9 463 94.0 91.1-96.1
Other 339 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 380 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 287 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 314 15 5.4 3.2- 9.1 299 94.6 90.9-96.8
55-64 412 34 8.5 5.5-12.9 378 91.5 87.1-94.5
65-74 416 40 9.9 6.4-15.0 376 90.1 85.0-93.6
75+ 255 29 12.9 8.1-20.1 226 87.1 79.9-91.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 19 9.1 5.1-15.6 181 90.9 84.4-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 605 41 5.1 3.5- 7.6 564 94.9 92.4-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 616 39 4.9 3.3- 7.2 577 95.1 92.8-96.7
College Graduate 671 24 2.7 1.7- 4.3 647 97.3 95.7-98.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 655 78 10.6 7.9-14.0 577 89.4 86.0-92.1
No 1,366 43 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,323 97.0 95.6-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 29 6.9 4.5-10.4 337 93.1 89.6-95.5
Non-Veteran 1,724 96 4.8 3.7- 6.3 1,628 95.2 93.7-96.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,045 28 2.8 1.8- 4.4 1,017 97.2 95.6-98.2
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 608 63 10.4 7.5-14.3 545 89.6 85.7-92.5
Unable to Work 194 27 11.7 7.1-18.7 167 88.3 81.3-92.9
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 293 23 6.3 3.6-11.0 270 93.7 89.0-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 245 17 5.7 3.3- 9.5 228 94.3 90.5-96.7
$50,000- 74,999 256 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 507 23 4.2 2.5- 7.0 484 95.8 93.0-97.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 186 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 948 54 5.2 3.8- 7.3 894 94.8 92.7-96.2
HOUSING
Own 1,429 93 6.1 4.7- 8.0 1,336 93.9 92.0-95.3
Rent 505 26 3.2 2.0- 5.0 479 96.8 95.0-98.0
Other arrangement 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 608 30 3.8 2.4- 6.0 578 96.2 94.0-97.6
Rural 1,291 90 6.4 4.9- 8.3 1,201 93.6 91.7-95.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,338 89 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,249 94.1 92.3-95.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 464 19 2.8 1.7- 4.8 445 97.2 95.2-98.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 412 20 3.2 1.9- 5.1 392 96.8 94.9-98.1
2nd Quartile 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 682 34 4.7 3.0- 7.2 648 95.3 92.8-97.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 749 59 7.3 5.3-10.1 690 92.7 89.9-94.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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