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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 12,546 8,055 65.0 63.5-66.5 2,540 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,951 14.6 13.4-15.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,991 7,120 66.5 65.0-68.0 2,171 19.6 18.3-20.9 1,700 13.9 12.8-15.1
No 1,531 922 58.0 53.1-62.8 365 24.2 20.6-28.3 244 17.7 13.8-22.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 125 53.2 39.3-66.5 37 27.7 15.0-45.3 43 19.2 12.1-29.0
Recommended Range 3,984 2,572 65.4 62.5-68.3 796 18.7 16.8-20.8 616 15.8 13.4-18.7
Overweight 4,296 2,747 64.4 61.9-66.8 902 22.1 20.0-24.4 647 13.5 12.0-15.3
Obese 3,500 2,278 66.2 63.3-69.0 707 20.5 18.1-23.1 515 13.3 11.4-15.5
Current Smoker
No 10,248 6,603 65.0 63.2-66.7 2,019 19.7 18.4-21.1 1,626 15.3 14.0-16.8
Yes 2,246 1,426 65.2 61.6-68.7 514 23.2 20.2-26.5 306 11.6 9.4-14.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,502 912 61.8 56.7-66.6 327 22.0 18.1-26.5 263 16.1 13.2-19.5
No 10,915 7,080 65.5 63.8-67.1 2,185 20.3 19.0-21.6 1,650 14.2 13.0-15.6
Binge Drinker
No 11,372 7,259 64.4 62.8-66.0 2,286 20.3 19.0-21.6 1,827 15.3 14.0-16.7
Yes 1,050 718 69.8 64.7-74.3 228 20.1 16.3-24.5 104 10.2 7.3-13.9
Heavy Drinker
No 11,889 7,617 65.1 63.5-66.7 2,409 20.1 18.9-21.5 1,863 14.7 13.5-16.0
Yes 463 318 63.7 54.9-71.8 94 25.5 18.7-33.7 51 10.8 5.7-19.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,421 927 65.8 61.2-70.0 276 21.3 17.6-25.7 218 12.9 10.5-15.7
No 10,865 6,995 65.3 63.7-67.0 2,204 20.2 18.9-21.6 1,666 14.5 13.2-15.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,046 690 65.4 60.0-70.4 201 18.8 15.1-23.0 155 15.9 11.9-20.8
No 11,443 7,330 65.1 63.5-66.7 2,323 20.4 19.1-21.7 1,790 14.5 13.3-15.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,630 970 59.2 54.7-63.5 358 22.3 19.3-25.7 302 18.5 14.5-23.4
No 10,900 7,078 65.8 64.2-67.4 2,179 20.2 18.8-21.5 1,643 14.0 12.8-15.3
Disability
Yes 4,447 2,686 62.9 60.2-65.4 962 20.1 18.2-22.2 799 17.0 14.9-19.4
No 7,868 5,249 66.5 64.6-68.3 1,527 20.5 18.9-22.1 1,092 13.0 11.7-14.4

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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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