2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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 had angina or coronary heart disease?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,807 324 4.6 4.0- 5.2 5,483 95.4 94.8-96.0
-Western 867 51 4.7 3.5- 6.3 816 95.3 93.7-96.5
GENDER
Male 374 25 4.8 3.1- 7.2 349 95.2 92.8-96.9
Female 493 26 4.6 3.0- 6.9 467 95.4 93.1-97.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 719 50 5.3 3.9- 7.1 669 94.7 92.9-96.1
Non-Hispanic Black 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 163 *** *** *** 163 100 . - .
35-44 106 *** *** *** 106 100 . - .
45-54 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 182 17 11.1 6.9-17.6 165 88.9 82.4-93.1
75+ 126 20 13.5 8.2-21.4 106 86.5 78.6-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 230 18 5.6 3.4- 9.1 212 94.4 90.9-96.6
Some Post-H.S. 250 14 4.0 2.3- 6.9 236 96.0 93.1-97.7
College Graduate 287 13 4.0 2.2- 7.0 274 96.0 93.0-97.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 286 34 8.9 6.2-12.7 252 91.1 87.3-93.8
No 558 16 2.5 1.5- 4.2 542 97.5 95.8-98.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 764 42 4.3 3.1- 6.0 722 95.7 94.0-96.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 420 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 262 29 9.9 6.7-14.4 233 90.1 85.6-93.3
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 69 *** *** *** 69 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 179 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 386 26 5.4 3.6- 8.1 360 94.6 91.9-96.4
HOUSING
Own 607 40 4.9 3.5- 6.9 567 95.1 93.1-96.5
Rent 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 275 14 4.5 2.6- 7.7 261 95.5 92.3-97.4
Rural 592 37 4.7 3.3- 6.7 555 95.3 93.3-96.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 176 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 318 25 5.8 3.7- 8.9 293 94.2 91.1-96.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 373 18 4.3 2.6- 6.9 355 95.7 93.1-97.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 476 27 5.0 3.3- 7.4 449 95.0 92.6-96.7
2nd Quartile 161 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 230 15 4.8 2.8- 8.2 215 95.2 91.8-97.2

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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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