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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 12,541 11,817 93.2 92.0-94.2 387 3.3 2.7- 3.9 337 3.5 2.7- 4.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,988 10,419 95.2 94.4-95.9 301 2.4 2.0- 2.9 268 2.4 1.9- 3.2
No 1,529 1,376 83.9 78.8-87.9 85 7.3 5.1-10.4 68 8.8 5.4-13.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 188 91.9 79.6-97.1 10 5.7 1.5-19.9 7 2.4 0.8- 6.8
Recommended Range 3,983 3,754 93.4 90.8-95.3 127 2.9 2.2- 3.7 102 3.7 2.1- 6.5
Overweight 4,295 4,056 92.9 91.0-94.4 139 4.0 2.8- 5.5 100 3.2 2.2- 4.5
Obese 3,498 3,324 95.2 93.9-96.3 90 2.8 1.9- 3.9 84 2.0 1.4- 2.9
Current Smoker
No 10,242 9,648 93.0 91.7-94.2 321 3.3 2.7- 4.1 273 3.6 2.7- 4.9
Yes 2,247 2,122 93.7 91.1-95.5 64 3.1 2.1- 4.7 61 3.2 1.8- 5.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,499 1,385 92.8 90.3-94.7 61 3.4 2.3- 4.9 53 3.8 2.4- 6.1
No 10,914 10,322 93.3 92.1-94.4 323 3.3 2.7- 4.0 269 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Binge Drinker
No 11,367 10,700 93.1 91.9-94.2 352 3.2 2.6- 3.9 315 3.7 2.8- 4.9
Yes 1,050 1,003 93.9 90.0-96.4 29 3.6 2.1- 6.1 18 2.5 0.9- 6.6
Heavy Drinker
No 11,884 11,194 93.4 92.2-94.4 367 3.2 2.6- 3.8 323 3.5 2.6- 4.5
Yes 463 444 90.1 79.7-95.5 14 6.1 2.8-12.7 5 3.8 0.7-18.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,421 1,326 93.6 91.2-95.5 52 3.5 2.3- 5.3 43 2.9 1.7- 4.9
No 10,860 10,268 93.4 92.1-94.4 320 3.2 2.6- 3.9 272 3.4 2.6- 4.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,047 989 94.4 90.3-96.8 30 2.1 0.9- 4.7 28 3.5 1.6- 7.5
No 11,437 10,772 93.0 91.8-94.1 357 3.4 2.8- 4.1 308 3.6 2.7- 4.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,628 1,495 91.6 88.9-93.7 72 4.6 3.1- 6.7 61 3.8 2.5- 6.0
No 10,897 10,309 93.5 92.3-94.5 315 3.2 2.6- 3.9 273 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Disability
Yes 4,444 4,097 91.7 89.5-93.4 172 3.4 2.6- 4.5 175 4.9 3.4- 7.0
No 7,867 7,525 94.4 93.2-95.5 201 3.2 2.5- 4.1 141 2.4 1.6- 3.4

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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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