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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 15,806 685 3.0 2.7- 3.4 15,121 97.0 96.6-97.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,883 631 3.4 3.0- 3.8 13,252 96.6 96.2-97.0
No 1,897 52 1.6 1.1- 2.2 1,845 98.4 97.8-98.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 233 17 6.2 3.0-12.7 216 93.8 87.3-97.0
Recommended Range 4,929 178 2.1 1.7- 2.5 4,751 97.9 97.5-98.3
Overweight 5,579 256 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,323 96.7 96.1-97.2
Obese 4,367 212 3.6 2.9- 4.6 4,155 96.4 95.4-97.1
Current Smoker
No 12,879 528 2.7 2.4- 3.1 12,351 97.3 96.9-97.6
Yes 2,869 151 4.1 3.1- 5.4 2,718 95.9 94.6-96.9
Binge Drinker
No 14,250 662 3.4 3.0- 3.8 13,588 96.6 96.2-97.0
Yes 1,346 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,332 99.4 98.9-99.7
Heavy Drinker
No 14,933 669 3.1 2.8- 3.5 14,264 96.9 96.5-97.2
Yes 567 10 1.5 0.6- 3.3 557 98.5 96.7-99.4
Current Asthma
Yes 1,312 107 8.0 5.6-11.2 1,205 92.0 88.8-94.4
No 14,423 570 2.6 2.3- 2.9 13,853 97.4 97.1-97.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,963 215 10.1 8.5-12.0 1,748 89.9 88.0-91.5
No 13,836 469 2.3 2.0- 2.7 13,367 97.7 97.3-98.0
Disability
Yes 5,870 505 7.2 6.3- 8.2 5,365 92.8 91.8-93.7
No 9,487 169 1.2 1.0- 1.4 9,318 98.8 98.6-99.0

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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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