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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 9,310 6,650 70.8 69.2-72.3 687 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,973 21.8 20.5-23.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,951 5,794 73.0 71.4-74.5 552 7.0 6.1- 8.0 1,605 20.1 18.7-21.5
No 1,351 850 59.9 55.5-64.1 134 9.5 7.1-12.5 367 30.6 26.7-34.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 180 123 68.6 55.7-79.1 16 6.5 3.1-13.0 41 24.9 15.2-38.1
Recommended Range 3,225 2,337 72.6 70.0-75.0 231 7.0 5.6- 8.8 657 20.4 18.2-22.7
Overweight 3,091 2,265 72.2 69.6-74.7 239 7.9 6.6- 9.6 587 19.8 17.6-22.2
Obese 2,277 1,623 72.3 69.3-75.1 164 6.3 4.9- 8.0 490 21.4 18.8-24.2
Current Smoker
No 7,138 5,137 71.2 69.5-72.9 504 7.0 6.1- 8.1 1,497 21.7 20.2-23.4
Yes 2,132 1,487 69.5 66.1-72.6 181 8.6 6.7-10.8 464 22.0 19.2-25.0
Binge Drinker
No 8,604 6,156 71.1 69.5-72.7 635 7.2 6.4- 8.2 1,813 21.7 20.3-23.1
Yes 619 444 68.5 61.8-74.4 46 8.6 5.4-13.5 129 22.9 17.7-29.1
Heavy Drinker
No 8,974 6,416 71.2 69.6-72.7 666 7.2 6.4- 8.2 1,892 21.6 20.2-23.0
Yes 245 187 67.0 54.0-77.9 12 10.2 4.1-23.1 46 22.7 13.6-35.6
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,214 2,442 75.4 72.8-77.8 206 7.2 5.7- 9.0 566 17.4 15.4-19.7
Some Physical Activity 3,638 2,685 73.9 71.6-76.1 257 6.5 5.3- 7.9 696 19.6 17.6-21.7
Physically Inactive 2,175 1,349 58.1 54.6-61.6 197 8.9 7.0-11.3 629 33.0 29.7-36.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,024 1,294 62.3 58.6-65.8 192 9.2 7.3-11.7 538 28.5 25.3-32.0
No 7,261 5,346 72.8 71.1-74.5 492 7.0 6.0- 8.0 1,423 20.2 18.7-21.8
Disability Status
Yes 3,010 2,068 67.8 64.9-70.5 247 7.9 6.5- 9.7 695 24.3 21.8-26.9
No 6,221 4,541 72.3 70.4-74.0 428 6.9 5.9- 8.1 1,252 20.8 19.2-22.5
Current Asthma
Yes 723 504 73.3 68.2-77.9 63 5.8 3.9- 8.5 156 20.9 16.8-25.8
No 8,567 6,135 70.7 69.1-72.2 622 7.4 6.5- 8.5 1,810 21.9 20.5-23.4
Diabetes
Yes 942 610 67.3 62.7-71.6 87 9.1 6.6-12.4 245 23.6 19.9-27.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 77 58 75.4 60.6-86.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 17 24.0 13.6-38.9
No 8,277 5,973 71.0 69.4-72.6 597 7.3 6.4- 8.3 1,707 21.7 20.2-23.2
Arthritis
Yes 3,267 2,350 71.7 69.2-74.1 243 7.2 5.9- 8.8 674 21.1 19.0-23.4
No 6,001 4,274 70.5 68.5-72.3 440 7.5 6.4- 8.7 1,287 22.1 20.4-23.9
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,136 2,211 73.4 71.0-75.7 248 7.3 6.1- 8.9 677 19.3 17.3-21.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 104 74 64.5 50.5-76.4 6 4.3 1.3-13.0 24 31.2 19.7-45.4
No 6,061 4,359 69.8 67.8-71.7 433 7.5 6.4- 8.7 1,269 22.7 21.0-24.5
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,724 2,018 75.8 73.4-78.2 182 5.5 4.4- 6.8 524 18.7 16.6-21.0
No 4,781 3,558 74.4 72.4-76.3 330 7.1 6.0- 8.5 893 18.5 16.8-20.3
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 967 696 72.6 68.0-76.8 88 8.4 6.0-11.6 183 19.0 15.3-23.3
No 8,282 5,918 70.7 69.1-72.3 592 7.2 6.3- 8.2 1,772 22.0 20.6-23.5

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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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