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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 9,307 6,586 68.2 66.6-69.8 838 9.8 8.8-10.9 1,883 22.0 20.6-23.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,951 5,780 71.3 69.7-72.9 681 9.2 8.2-10.3 1,490 19.5 18.1-20.9
No 1,348 803 53.8 49.4-58.2 157 12.8 10.1-16.0 388 33.4 29.3-37.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 180 110 58.5 45.7-70.3 20 11.8 5.8-22.3 50 29.7 19.3-42.7
Recommended Range 3,223 2,281 66.9 64.2-69.6 290 10.1 8.4-12.0 652 23.0 20.6-25.6
Overweight 3,091 2,229 71.0 68.3-73.5 285 10.2 8.5-12.2 577 18.8 16.8-21.1
Obese 2,277 1,632 71.1 67.9-74.1 207 8.3 6.7-10.1 438 20.6 17.9-23.6
Current Smoker
No 7,137 5,124 69.4 67.6-71.2 603 8.9 7.9-10.0 1,410 21.7 20.1-23.3
Yes 2,130 1,436 64.5 61.1-67.8 233 12.6 10.3-15.4 461 22.8 20.0-25.9
Binge Drinker
No 8,601 6,136 69.1 67.4-70.7 751 9.2 8.2-10.2 1,714 21.8 20.3-23.3
Yes 619 397 59.8 53.1-66.2 80 16.3 11.6-22.3 142 23.9 18.8-29.9
Heavy Drinker
No 8,971 6,365 68.6 67.0-70.2 805 9.6 8.6-10.7 1,801 21.8 20.4-23.2
Yes 245 167 60.2 48.0-71.3 24 16.3 8.5-29.0 54 23.5 14.7-35.3
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,214 2,375 72.6 69.9-75.1 271 9.3 7.7-11.2 568 18.1 16.0-20.4
Some Physical Activity 3,637 2,640 71.1 68.7-73.4 337 9.7 8.2-11.4 660 19.2 17.2-21.4
Physically Inactive 2,173 1,398 57.1 53.5-60.5 199 10.4 8.3-12.8 576 32.6 29.3-36.1
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,022 1,333 63.0 59.4-66.5 202 11.0 8.9-13.7 487 26.0 22.9-29.3
No 7,260 5,241 69.5 67.7-71.2 631 9.4 8.4-10.6 1,388 21.0 19.5-22.7
Disability Status
Yes 3,010 2,082 68.2 65.4-70.9 296 10.6 8.8-12.6 632 21.2 18.9-23.7
No 6,221 4,461 68.5 66.5-70.4 533 9.2 8.1-10.5 1,227 22.3 20.6-24.1
Current Asthma
Yes 723 517 70.0 64.3-75.1 69 10.3 7.2-14.5 137 19.8 15.5-24.8
No 8,564 6,056 68.1 66.4-69.7 768 9.8 8.7-10.9 1,740 22.1 20.7-23.7
Diabetes
Yes 942 652 70.0 65.5-74.2 80 9.6 7.0-12.9 210 20.4 17.0-24.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 77 57 74.7 58.8-86.0 8 6.6 2.1-19.2 12 18.7 9.2-34.2
No 8,274 5,871 68.0 66.3-69.7 747 9.8 8.8-11.0 1,656 22.1 20.7-23.7
Arthritis
Yes 3,268 2,395 71.8 69.3-74.2 264 8.0 6.7- 9.5 609 20.2 18.1-22.6
No 5,997 4,161 66.8 64.8-68.8 572 10.5 9.3-11.9 1,264 22.6 20.9-24.4
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,137 2,289 72.5 69.9-74.9 264 8.7 7.3-10.5 584 18.8 16.6-21.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 104 75 72.0 58.5-82.4 8 6.2 2.4-15.3 21 21.8 12.6-35.2
No 6,057 4,216 66.4 64.4-68.4 566 10.3 9.0-11.7 1,275 23.3 21.6-25.1
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,724 2,049 74.8 72.2-77.2 206 7.5 6.1- 9.1 469 17.7 15.7-20.1
No 4,781 3,487 70.6 68.5-72.7 419 9.5 8.2-11.1 875 19.8 18.0-21.8
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 967 689 70.9 66.1-75.2 103 11.6 8.5-15.5 175 17.6 14.2-21.5
No 8,282 5,865 68.2 66.5-69.8 732 9.6 8.6-10.7 1,685 22.2 20.7-23.7

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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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