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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence--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 15,678 1,962 8.5 8.0- 9.0 13,716 91.5 91.0-92.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,771 1,820 9.4 8.8-10.0 11,951 90.6 90.0-91.2
No 1,883 140 4.4 3.5- 5.5 1,743 95.6 94.5-96.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 227 33 10.8 6.5-17.4 194 89.2 82.6-93.5
Recommended Range 4,893 497 6.0 5.3- 6.7 4,396 94.0 93.3-94.7
Overweight 5,541 763 9.6 8.7-10.5 4,778 90.4 89.5-91.3
Obese 4,330 612 10.1 9.0-11.4 3,718 89.9 88.6-91.0
Current Smoker
No 12,770 1,587 8.3 7.8- 8.9 11,183 91.7 91.1-92.2
Yes 2,850 363 9.0 7.7-10.6 2,487 91.0 89.4-92.3
Binge Drinker
No 14,125 1,880 9.2 8.7- 9.8 12,245 90.8 90.2-91.3
Yes 1,343 60 3.1 2.1- 4.4 1,283 96.9 95.6-97.9
Heavy Drinker
No 14,807 1,902 8.6 8.1- 9.2 12,905 91.4 90.8-91.9
Yes 565 34 5.2 2.9- 9.1 531 94.8 90.9-97.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,303 279 17.3 14.4-20.7 1,024 82.7 79.3-85.6
No 14,308 1,665 7.7 7.2- 8.2 12,643 92.3 91.8-92.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,933 566 25.1 22.7-27.8 1,367 74.9 72.2-77.3
No 13,739 1,395 6.8 6.3- 7.3 12,344 93.2 92.7-93.7
Disability
Yes 5,789 1,333 18.4 17.1-19.8 4,456 81.6 80.2-82.9
No 9,445 591 4.0 3.6- 4.5 8,854 96.0 95.5-96.4

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

**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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