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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Heart Attack and Stroke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No Don't know/Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,551 7,847 55.6 53.9-57.2 2,943 29.0 27.5-30.6 1,761 15.4 14.1-16.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,996 7,107 58.9 57.2-60.6 2,409 27.0 25.5-28.6 1,480 14.1 12.9-15.3
No 1,531 733 41.1 36.6-45.7 524 38.1 33.5-43.0 274 20.8 16.8-25.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 108 38.5 27.0-51.4 51 39.2 25.8-54.3 46 22.4 14.1-33.6
Recommended Range 3,987 2,503 54.6 51.6-57.6 900 29.3 26.6-32.1 584 16.1 13.7-18.9
Overweight 4,297 2,654 56.4 53.9-59.0 1,057 29.9 27.4-32.4 586 13.7 12.1-15.5
Obese 3,500 2,248 57.4 54.3-60.5 822 28.6 25.7-31.7 430 14.0 11.8-16.4
Current Smoker
No 10,251 6,561 56.7 54.9-58.5 2,269 27.9 26.2-29.6 1,421 15.4 14.0-16.9
Yes 2,248 1,252 50.9 47.2-54.6 663 33.7 30.2-37.3 333 15.4 12.6-18.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,500 1,026 65.0 58.8-70.7 261 19.9 14.8-26.3 213 15.1 11.2-20.2
No 10,921 6,747 54.8 53.1-56.5 2,667 30.0 28.5-31.7 1,507 15.1 13.8-16.5
Binge Drinker
No 11,377 7,215 56.9 55.2-58.6 2,552 27.5 26.0-29.1 1,610 15.6 14.3-17.0
Yes 1,050 564 47.7 42.3-53.2 356 37.9 32.9-43.3 130 14.3 10.6-19.2
Heavy Drinker
No 11,893 7,461 55.8 54.2-57.5 2,770 28.7 27.2-30.3 1,662 15.4 14.1-16.8
Yes 463 277 52.6 44.3-60.8 131 35.0 27.7-43.0 55 12.4 7.1-20.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,422 851 54.5 49.9-59.1 365 31.6 27.3-36.2 206 13.9 11.3-17.0
No 10,868 6,858 56.2 54.4-57.9 2,526 28.7 27.1-30.4 1,484 15.1 13.8-16.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,047 671 54.2 48.7-59.6 238 30.4 25.5-35.8 138 15.4 11.3-20.6
No 11,447 7,148 55.8 54.1-57.5 2,690 28.8 27.2-30.4 1,609 15.4 14.1-16.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,630 1,060 60.8 56.2-65.2 314 23.9 19.6-28.8 256 15.3 12.6-18.5
No 10,905 6,778 55.1 53.4-56.9 2,627 29.6 28.0-31.2 1,500 15.3 13.9-16.7
Disability
Yes 4,449 2,776 57.1 54.4-59.8 990 26.5 24.1-29.0 683 16.4 14.3-18.7
No 7,868 4,965 55.7 53.7-57.7 1,890 30.1 28.3-32.1 1,013 14.1 12.7-15.7

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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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