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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,672 948 4.1 3.7- 4.5 14,724 95.9 95.5-96.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,764 891 4.6 4.1- 5.0 12,873 95.4 95.0-95.9
No 1,885 57 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,828 98.1 97.3-98.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 230 16 3.6 2.0- 6.7 214 96.4 93.3-98.0
Recommended Range 4,894 230 2.9 2.4- 3.4 4,664 97.1 96.6-97.6
Overweight 5,533 369 4.4 3.9- 5.1 5,164 95.6 94.9-96.1
Obese 4,327 314 5.3 4.4- 6.4 4,013 94.7 93.6-95.6
Current Smoker
No 12,763 797 4.2 3.8- 4.6 11,966 95.8 95.4-96.2
Yes 2,853 147 3.6 2.7- 4.9 2,706 96.4 95.1-97.3
Binge Drinker
No 14,121 905 4.5 4.1- 5.0 13,216 95.5 95.0-95.9
Yes 1,342 33 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,309 98.7 98.0-99.2
Heavy Drinker
No 14,801 922 4.2 3.9- 4.7 13,879 95.8 95.3-96.1
Yes 564 17 1.7 0.9- 3.1 547 98.3 96.9-99.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,302 140 9.0 6.6-12.3 1,162 91.0 87.7-93.4
No 14,302 797 3.6 3.3- 4.0 13,505 96.4 96.0-96.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,918 279 12.2 10.5-14.2 1,639 87.8 85.8-89.5
No 13,749 669 3.3 2.9- 3.7 13,080 96.7 96.3-97.1
Disability
Yes 5,771 655 9.4 8.4-10.5 5,116 90.6 89.5-91.6
No 9,455 281 1.8 1.5- 2.1 9,174 98.2 97.9-98.5

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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