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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,528 9,149 74.4 73.0-75.9 1,210 13.0 12.0-14.2 775 8.4 7.5- 9.4 394 4.1 3.4- 4.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,454 8,555 77.2 75.7-78.7 1,004 12.2 11.1-13.4 616 7.5 6.6- 8.6 279 3.1 2.4- 3.8
No 1,056 581 53.5 48.5-58.4 201 18.3 14.8-22.5 159 15.8 12.8-19.4 115 12.4 9.1-16.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 158 112 65.4 49.5-78.4 23 18.4 8.8-34.5 18 11.9 6.4-21.3 5 4.3 1.3-13.0
Recommended Range 3,580 2,748 69.5 66.6-72.3 424 16.8 14.5-19.5 266 8.9 7.5-10.5 142 4.8 3.4- 6.6
Overweight 4,020 3,202 75.9 73.6-78.0 408 11.7 10.3-13.4 278 8.2 7.0- 9.7 132 4.2 3.1- 5.6
Obese 3,269 2,697 78.3 75.4-80.9 293 10.5 8.7-12.7 184 8.2 6.2-10.6 95 3.0 2.2- 4.1
Current Smoker
No 9,616 7,774 76.1 74.5-77.6 965 12.5 11.3-13.7 599 8.2 7.2- 9.3 278 3.2 2.6- 3.9
Yes 1,861 1,333 66.8 62.7-70.6 240 15.7 12.8-19.2 173 9.5 7.7-11.7 115 8.0 5.5-11.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,484 1,368 90.0 85.0-93.5 65 4.9 3.4- 7.0 37 2.1 1.4- 3.1 14 3.0 0.8-10.9
No 9,934 7,689 72.7 71.1-74.2 1,136 13.9 12.7-15.2 734 9.2 8.2-10.3 375 4.2 3.5- 5.0
Binge Drinker
No 10,456 8,403 76.3 74.8-77.7 1,055 12.3 11.2-13.4 665 7.8 6.9- 8.9 333 3.6 3.0- 4.3
Yes 850 575 60.1 54.1-65.8 128 19.2 14.6-24.7 98 13.0 10.0-16.9 49 7.7 4.3-13.5
Heavy Drinker
No 10,850 8,630 74.7 73.1-76.2 1,135 13.2 12.0-14.4 727 8.2 7.3- 9.2 358 4.0 3.3- 4.8
Yes 383 294 69.8 61.7-76.8 41 12.5 7.5-20.2 26 11.1 6.7-17.8 22 6.6 3.9-11.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,238 967 75.0 70.0-79.5 131 10.9 8.2-14.4 95 10.2 7.0-14.5 45 3.8 2.0- 7.3
No 10,053 7,978 74.3 72.8-75.8 1,062 13.3 12.1-14.6 671 8.3 7.3- 9.3 342 4.1 3.4- 5.0
Current Asthma
Yes 970 806 75.7 69.6-80.8 97 12.3 8.5-17.5 43 5.0 3.4- 7.5 24 7.0 3.9-12.4
No 10,518 8,311 74.3 72.8-75.8 1,110 13.1 12.0-14.4 727 8.7 7.8- 9.8 370 3.8 3.2- 4.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,624 1,534 93.4 91.1-95.1 60 3.8 2.7- 5.4 23 2.5 1.4- 4.4 7 0.3 0.1- 0.7
No 9,891 7,605 72.1 70.4-73.6 1,149 14.2 13.0-15.5 750 9.2 8.2-10.3 387 4.6 3.8- 5.5
Disability
Yes 4,037 3,427 81.7 79.4-83.7 329 10.0 8.4-11.8 190 5.0 4.1- 6.1 91 3.4 2.3- 4.9
No 6,857 5,230 71.2 69.2-73.1 807 14.3 12.9-15.8 533 10.0 8.7-11.4 287 4.6 3.7- 5.7

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

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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