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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Identified all heart attack symptoms correctly: 1,2,3,5,6=Yes.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,530 1,978 14.0 13.0-15.1 10,552 86.0 84.9-87.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,979 1,829 15.3 14.2-16.5 9,150 84.7 83.5-85.8
No 1,527 149 8.4 6.4-11.0 1,378 91.6 89.0-93.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 28 7.5 4.5-12.2 177 92.5 87.8-95.5
Recommended Range 3,982 682 15.5 13.5-17.8 3,300 84.5 82.2-86.5
Overweight 4,291 643 12.8 11.4-14.3 3,648 87.2 85.7-88.6
Obese 3,493 548 14.3 12.5-16.5 2,945 85.7 83.5-87.5
Current Smoker
No 10,234 1,693 14.6 13.5-15.8 8,541 85.4 84.2-86.5
Yes 2,244 277 11.6 9.6-13.9 1,967 88.4 86.1-90.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,496 233 14.5 11.8-17.6 1,263 85.5 82.4-88.2
No 10,906 1,740 14.1 13.0-15.3 9,166 85.9 84.7-87.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,356 1,813 14.3 13.3-15.4 9,543 85.7 84.6-86.7
Yes 1,050 149 12.5 8.9-17.4 901 87.5 82.6-91.1
Heavy Drinker
No 11,873 1,877 14.2 13.2-15.3 9,996 85.8 84.7-86.8
Yes 463 78 12.1 8.8-16.5 385 87.9 83.5-91.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,421 205 13.9 11.1-17.3 1,216 86.1 82.7-88.9
No 10,851 1,744 14.2 13.1-15.3 9,107 85.8 84.7-86.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,045 201 17.0 13.4-21.3 844 83.0 78.7-86.6
No 11,428 1,770 13.8 12.8-14.9 9,658 86.2 85.1-87.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,625 210 11.8 9.5-14.6 1,415 88.2 85.4-90.5
No 10,889 1,766 14.3 13.2-15.4 9,123 85.7 84.6-86.8
Disability
Yes 4,441 619 13.0 11.1-15.2 3,822 87.0 84.8-88.9
No 7,865 1,340 14.6 13.5-15.8 6,525 85.4 84.2-86.5

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*Derived from 6 heart attack questions.

**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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