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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had a heart attack,
also called a myocardial infarction?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,219 795 4.4 3.9- 5.0 12,424 95.6 95.0-96.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,555 736 4.9 4.3- 5.6 10,819 95.1 94.4-95.7
No 1,637 57 2.3 1.5- 3.4 1,580 97.7 96.6-98.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 214 10 1.7 0.8- 3.5 204 98.3 96.5-99.2
Recommended Range 4,190 204 3.6 2.6- 4.9 3,986 96.4 95.1-97.4
Overweight 4,539 308 5.3 4.4- 6.3 4,231 94.7 93.7-95.6
Obese 3,652 249 4.9 3.9- 6.0 3,403 95.1 94.0-96.1
Current Smoker
No 10,779 637 4.1 3.6- 4.6 10,142 95.9 95.4-96.4
Yes 2,383 155 5.8 4.1- 8.0 2,228 94.2 92.0-95.9
Binge Drinker
No 11,860 760 4.8 4.3- 5.4 11,100 95.2 94.6-95.7
Yes 1,091 25 2.4 0.8- 6.7 1,066 97.6 93.3-99.2
Heavy Drinker
No 12,392 768 4.6 4.1- 5.3 11,624 95.4 94.7-95.9
Yes 472 9 0.6 0.3- 1.2 463 99.4 98.8-99.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,505 120 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,385 95.0 93.5-96.2
No 11,422 651 4.4 3.8- 5.0 10,771 95.6 95.0-96.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,093 89 6.1 4.3- 8.7 1,004 93.9 91.3-95.7
No 12,071 702 4.3 3.7- 4.9 11,369 95.7 95.1-96.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,704 268 14.8 12.1-17.9 1,436 85.2 82.1-87.9
No 11,498 526 3.3 2.8- 3.9 10,972 96.7 96.1-97.2
Disability
Yes 4,568 521 9.8 8.6-11.3 4,047 90.2 88.7-91.4
No 7,851 239 2.3 1.7- 3.0 7,612 97.7 97.0-98.3

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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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