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2009 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 13,245 572 2.7 2.4- 3.1 12,673 97.3 96.9-97.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,571 529 3.0 2.7- 3.5 11,042 97.0 96.5-97.3
No 1,646 40 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,606 98.9 98.3-99.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 216 18 3.7 1.8- 7.5 198 96.3 92.5-98.2
Recommended Range 4,191 149 2.4 1.9- 3.2 4,042 97.6 96.8-98.1
Overweight 4,543 199 2.8 2.2- 3.4 4,344 97.2 96.6-97.8
Obese 3,668 172 2.8 2.3- 3.5 3,496 97.2 96.5-97.7
Current Smoker
No 10,802 450 2.7 2.3- 3.1 10,352 97.3 96.9-97.7
Yes 2,386 116 2.7 2.1- 3.5 2,270 97.3 96.5-97.9
Binge Drinker
No 11,883 552 3.0 2.7- 3.4 11,331 97.0 96.6-97.3
Yes 1,094 17 0.7 0.4- 1.4 1,077 99.3 98.6-99.6
Heavy Drinker
No 12,422 556 2.8 2.5- 3.2 11,866 97.2 96.8-97.5
Yes 472 8 1.1 0.4- 3.1 464 98.9 96.9-99.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,511 93 3.4 2.6- 4.6 1,418 96.6 95.4-97.4
No 11,436 449 2.5 2.2- 2.9 10,987 97.5 97.1-97.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,097 74 4.1 2.9- 5.7 1,023 95.9 94.3-97.1
No 12,092 493 2.6 2.3- 3.0 11,599 97.4 97.0-97.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,715 186 7.5 6.1- 9.2 1,529 92.5 90.8-93.9
No 11,513 386 2.2 1.9- 2.6 11,127 97.8 97.4-98.1
Disability
Yes 4,581 420 6.7 5.8- 7.8 4,161 93.3 92.2-94.2
No 7,863 134 1.0 0.8- 1.4 7,729 99.0 98.6-99.2

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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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