2020 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 5,817 302 4.5 3.9- 5.2 5,515 95.5 94.8-96.1
-Piedmont NC 2,836 126 4.0 3.2- 5.0 2,710 96.0 95.0-96.8
GENDER
Male 1,302 71 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,231 95.3 93.9-96.4
Female 1,534 55 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,479 96.6 95.1-97.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,836 83 4.3 3.3- 5.5 1,753 95.7 94.5-96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 544 25 3.8 2.2- 6.2 519 96.2 93.8-97.8
Other 456 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 645 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 403 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 493 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 467 23 4.7 2.9- 7.3 444 95.3 92.7-97.1
65-74 458 46 9.6 7.0-13.1 412 90.4 86.9-93.0
75+ 302 30 13.5 8.6-20.4 272 86.5 79.6-91.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 20 7.3 4.0-12.9 219 92.7 87.1-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 638 42 6.2 4.4- 8.8 596 93.8 91.2-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 734 41 3.9 2.7- 5.5 693 96.1 94.5-97.3
College Graduate 1,217 23 1.4 0.9- 2.2 1,194 98.6 97.8-99.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 699 72 9.9 7.4-13.0 627 90.1 87.0-92.6
No 2,019 52 2.3 1.6- 3.1 1,967 97.7 96.9-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 30 9.4 6.4-13.7 253 90.6 86.3-93.6
Non-Veteran 2,524 96 3.5 2.7- 4.5 2,428 96.5 95.5-97.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,560 37 2.1 1.5- 3.1 1,523 97.9 96.9-98.5
Unemployed 183 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 678 56 9.7 7.0-13.2 622 90.3 86.8-93.0
Unable to Work 165 26 11.2 7.1-17.1 139 88.8 82.9-92.9
Other not in Labor Force 197 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 336 20 5.3 3.2- 8.7 316 94.7 91.3-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 211 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 281 16 6.4 3.6-11.1 265 93.6 88.9-96.4
$50,000- 74,999 324 14 3.8 2.2- 6.7 310 96.2 93.3-97.8
$75,000+ 876 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4 859 98.6 97.6-99.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 19 6.1 3.7- 9.9 205 93.9 90.1-96.3
101% to 150% 254 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 217 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,418 46 3.0 2.1- 4.2 1,372 97.0 95.8-97.9
HOUSING
Own 1,787 87 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,700 95.4 94.1-96.4
Rent 821 32 3.1 2.0- 4.8 789 96.9 95.2-98.0
Other arrangement 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,566 57 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,509 96.6 95.3-97.5
Regional City or Suburban County 691 35 4.7 3.2- 6.9 656 95.3 93.1-96.8
Rural 579 34 4.7 3.0- 7.5 545 95.3 92.5-97.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,172 67 5.3 4.0- 7.1 1,105 94.7 92.9-96.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,560 53 3.1 2.2- 4.3 1,507 96.9 95.7-97.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 926 27 2.6 1.6- 4.1 899 97.4 95.9-98.4
2nd Quartile 1,115 64 5.1 3.7- 6.8 1,051 94.9 93.2-96.3
3rd Quartile 713 28 3.8 2.4- 5.9 685 96.2 94.1-97.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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