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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,268 969 8.1 7.4- 8.9 8,299 91.9 91.1-92.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,915 887 8.7 7.9- 9.6 7,028 91.3 90.4-92.1
No 1,345 80 5.0 3.5- 7.1 1,265 95.0 92.9-96.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 179 19 8.0 4.2-14.7 160 92.0 85.3-95.8
Recommended Range 3,218 296 7.1 5.9- 8.4 2,922 92.9 91.6-94.1
Overweight 3,076 316 7.5 6.4- 8.7 2,760 92.5 91.3-93.6
Obese 2,266 301 11.0 9.3-12.9 1,965 89.0 87.1-90.7
Current Smoker
No 7,104 748 8.2 7.4- 9.1 6,356 91.8 90.9-92.6
Yes 2,124 215 7.8 6.4- 9.6 1,909 92.2 90.4-93.6
Binge Drinker
No 8,563 930 8.4 7.6- 9.2 7,633 91.6 90.8-92.4
Yes 617 32 5.5 3.2- 9.4 585 94.5 90.6-96.8
Heavy Drinker
No 8,934 947 8.2 7.5- 9.0 7,987 91.8 91.0-92.5
Yes 243 15 5.7 2.6-11.9 228 94.3 88.1-97.4
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,210 247 5.9 4.9- 7.1 2,963 94.1 92.9-95.1
Some Physical Activity 3,624 327 7.3 6.2- 8.5 3,297 92.7 91.5-93.8
Physically Inactive 2,158 357 13.3 11.3-15.5 1,801 86.7 84.5-88.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,995 547 22.8 20.2-25.7 1,448 77.2 74.3-79.8
No 7,248 418 4.7 4.1- 5.4 6,830 95.3 94.6-95.9
Disability Status
Yes 2,983 638 18.4 16.4-20.5 2,345 81.6 79.5-83.6
No 6,222 324 4.1 3.5- 4.8 5,898 95.9 95.2-96.5
Current Asthma
Yes 717 131 12.3 9.4-15.9 586 87.7 84.1-90.6
No 8,530 835 7.8 7.0- 8.6 7,695 92.2 91.4-93.0
Diabetes
Yes 929 250 26.3 22.4-30.6 679 73.7 69.4-77.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 75 2 1.4 0.3- 6.5 73 98.6 93.5-99.7
No 8,250 715 6.5 5.9- 7.3 7,535 93.5 92.7-94.1
Arthritis
Yes 3,237 584 16.7 14.9-18.6 2,653 83.3 81.4-85.1
No 5,990 380 4.7 4.0- 5.5 5,610 95.3 94.5-96.0
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,111 664 18.8 16.9-20.9 2,447 81.2 79.1-83.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 103 5 2.7 0.8- 8.9 98 97.3 91.1-99.2
No 6,045 300 3.9 3.2- 4.6 5,745 96.1 95.4-96.8
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,698 536 17.4 15.4-19.5 2,162 82.6 80.5-84.6
No 4,773 371 5.9 5.1- 6.9 4,402 94.1 93.1-94.9
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 969 969 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 8,299 0 0.0 . - . 8,299 100 . - .

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*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

^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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