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2009 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 13,142 1,589 8.7 7.9- 9.6 11,553 91.3 90.4-92.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,489 1,471 9.4 8.5-10.2 10,018 90.6 89.8-91.5
No 1,626 114 5.8 3.5- 9.5 1,512 94.2 90.5-96.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 213 30 6.4 3.6-11.3 183 93.6 88.7-96.4
Recommended Range 4,177 415 6.8 5.5- 8.3 3,762 93.2 91.7-94.5
Overweight 4,510 599 9.7 8.6-11.0 3,911 90.3 89.0-91.4
Obese 3,622 485 10.3 8.4-12.7 3,137 89.7 87.3-91.6
Current Smoker
No 10,712 1,282 8.4 7.5- 9.4 9,430 91.6 90.6-92.5
Yes 2,375 296 9.8 7.6-12.4 2,079 90.2 87.6-92.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,788 1,527 9.5 8.6-10.4 10,261 90.5 89.6-91.4
Yes 1,087 47 4.3 2.0- 9.0 1,040 95.7 91.0-98.0
Heavy Drinker
No 12,320 1,537 9.1 8.2-10.0 10,783 90.9 90.0-91.8
Yes 471 23 2.3 1.3- 4.2 448 97.7 95.8-98.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,497 242 11.2 8.7-14.3 1,255 88.8 85.7-91.3
No 11,355 1,283 8.3 7.4- 9.2 10,072 91.7 90.8-92.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,083 193 12.8 10.2-16.1 890 87.2 83.9-89.8
No 12,003 1,384 8.4 7.5- 9.3 10,619 91.6 90.7-92.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,686 491 25.6 22.3-29.2 1,195 74.4 70.8-77.7
No 11,440 1,096 7.0 6.1- 7.9 10,344 93.0 92.1-93.9
Disability
Yes 4,521 1,061 19.1 17.3-21.1 3,460 80.9 78.9-82.7
No 7,825 463 4.6 3.6- 5.7 7,362 95.4 94.3-96.4

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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.

***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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