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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,321 8,275 86.7 85.3-87.9 402 4.7 4.0- 5.6 644 8.6 7.6- 9.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,962 7,149 88.9 87.5-90.1 340 4.5 3.7- 5.4 473 6.7 5.7- 7.8
No 1,351 1,120 76.1 71.8-80.0 62 6.1 4.0- 9.2 169 17.7 14.4-21.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 181 164 90.1 73.3-96.8 10 2.6 1.2- 5.4 7 7.4 1.6-27.7
Recommended Range 3,230 2,879 88.0 86.0-89.8 145 4.6 3.5- 5.9 206 7.4 6.0- 9.1
Overweight 3,091 2,778 88.4 86.2-90.2 122 3.9 2.9- 5.2 191 7.7 6.1- 9.6
Obese 2,280 2,043 87.5 84.6-90.0 97 5.5 3.7- 7.9 140 7.0 5.3- 9.2
Current Smoker
No 7,149 6,363 86.9 85.3-88.3 297 4.5 3.7- 5.4 489 8.7 7.5-10.0
Yes 2,132 1,876 86.0 83.2-88.5 103 5.6 3.9- 7.9 153 8.4 6.6-10.6
Binge Drinker
No 8,615 7,663 86.9 85.5-88.1 370 4.5 3.8- 5.3 582 8.6 7.6- 9.8
Yes 619 542 85.2 78.9-89.8 26 6.4 3.1-12.8 51 8.5 5.5-12.7
Heavy Drinker
No 8,985 7,997 87.0 85.7-88.2 385 4.7 3.9- 5.6 603 8.3 7.3- 9.4
Yes 245 211 84.3 74.0-91.0 10 5.0 2.0-12.0 24 10.7 5.3-20.6
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,220 2,960 90.6 88.4-92.4 119 4.4 3.1- 6.1 141 5.0 3.7- 6.7
Some Physical Activity 3,640 3,313 89.5 87.6-91.1 127 3.6 2.7- 4.8 200 6.9 5.5- 8.5
Physically Inactive 2,178 1,770 75.6 72.2-78.8 138 6.9 5.2- 9.0 270 17.5 14.7-20.8
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,028 1,704 81.8 78.7-84.6 111 4.9 3.7- 6.5 213 13.3 10.8-16.3
No 7,268 6,554 87.9 86.4-89.2 287 4.7 3.8- 5.7 427 7.5 6.4- 8.7
Disability Status
Yes 3,014 2,640 86.1 83.5-88.3 148 5.5 4.0- 7.5 226 8.4 6.8-10.5
No 6,222 5,575 87.4 85.8-88.8 241 4.0 3.2- 4.9 406 8.6 7.4-10.0
Current Asthma
Yes 725 647 88.9 84.7-92.0 26 3.8 2.2- 6.3 52 7.4 4.8-11.2
No 8,576 7,610 86.5 85.1-87.8 375 4.8 4.0- 5.8 591 8.7 7.6- 9.9
Diabetes
Yes 943 813 87.7 84.4-90.4 56 5.3 3.6- 7.7 74 7.0 5.0- 9.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 77 68 85.7 71.1-93.6 3 4.6 0.9-19.8 6 9.7 3.8-22.5
No 8,287 7,383 86.6 85.1-87.9 343 4.7 3.9- 5.7 561 8.7 7.6- 9.9
Arthritis
Yes 3,271 2,915 88.8 86.9-90.4 149 4.4 3.5- 5.6 207 6.8 5.5- 8.5
No 6,008 5,328 85.9 84.1-87.4 250 4.9 3.9- 6.1 430 9.2 8.0-10.7
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,139 2,785 89.8 88.2-91.2 152 4.7 3.8- 5.9 202 5.4 4.4- 6.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 104 95 95.3 90.2-97.8 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 5 2.9 1.0- 7.6
No 6,069 5,387 85.3 83.5-86.9 246 4.8 3.8- 6.0 436 9.9 8.6-11.5
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,724 2,464 91.2 89.5-92.7 109 4.1 3.1- 5.4 151 4.7 3.7- 6.0
No 4,791 4,353 90.3 88.8-91.6 207 4.4 3.5- 5.5 231 5.3 4.3- 6.5
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 967 870 89.3 86.0-91.9 48 4.4 2.9- 6.7 49 6.2 4.2- 9.1
No 8,283 7,358 86.7 85.2-88.0 342 4.6 3.9- 5.6 583 8.7 7.6- 9.9

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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