2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,074 64 4.5 3.2- 6.2 1,010 95.5 93.8-96.8
GENDER
Male 434 30 5.5 3.5- 8.5 404 94.5 91.5-96.5
Female 640 34 3.6 2.2- 6.0 606 96.4 94.0-97.8
AGE
18-34 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 152 *** *** *** 152 100 . - .
45-54 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 209 21 8.4 4.8-14.1 188 91.6 85.9-95.2
65-74 217 21 8.7 5.2-14.1 196 91.3 85.9-94.8
75+ 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 324 17 4.8 2.7- 8.2 307 95.2 91.8-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 292 20 4.0 2.2- 7.0 272 96.0 93.0-97.8
College Graduate 351 18 3.0 1.8- 5.1 333 97.0 94.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 199 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 307 40 11.3 7.4-17.0 267 88.7 83.0-92.6
No 718 22 2.2 1.3- 3.8 696 97.8 96.2-98.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 920 51 4.1 2.7- 6.0 869 95.9 94.0-97.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 384 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 278 20 4.2 2.4- 7.3 258 95.8 92.7-97.6
Rural 412 31 6.0 3.8- 9.3 381 94.0 90.7-96.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 503 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 302 33 8.8 5.9-13.0 269 91.2 87.0-94.1
Unable to Work 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 433 25 4.0 2.4- 6.5 408 96.0 93.5-97.6
HOUSING
Own 574 43 5.6 3.7- 8.2 531 94.4 91.8-96.3
Rent 391 18 2.9 1.7- 5.0 373 97.1 95.0-98.3
Other arrangement 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 430 35 6.4 4.1- 9.8 395 93.6 90.2-95.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 282 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 362 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 271 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 375 22 3.5 2.2- 5.6 353 96.5 94.4-97.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 240 23 8.6 5.0-14.2 217 91.4 85.8-95.0

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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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