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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Identified all stroke 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 12,489 2,720 21.6 20.3-22.8 9,769 78.4 77.2-79.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,943 2,491 23.6 22.2-25.0 8,452 76.4 75.0-77.8
No 1,522 226 12.2 9.9-14.8 1,296 87.8 85.2-90.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 204 31 17.8 10.1-29.5 173 82.2 70.5-89.9
Recommended Range 3,966 891 22.0 19.8-24.4 3,075 78.0 75.6-80.2
Overweight 4,275 934 21.2 19.3-23.2 3,341 78.8 76.8-80.7
Obese 3,487 757 22.2 19.8-24.8 2,730 77.8 75.2-80.2
Current Smoker
No 10,204 2,341 22.9 21.5-24.4 7,863 77.1 75.6-78.5
Yes 2,233 368 16.2 13.7-18.9 1,865 83.8 81.1-86.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,495 253 16.7 13.7-20.1 1,242 83.3 79.9-86.3
No 10,866 2,453 22.1 20.8-23.5 8,413 77.9 76.5-79.2
Binge Drinker
No 11,319 2,470 21.6 20.4-22.9 8,849 78.4 77.1-79.6
Yes 1,048 232 22.1 17.4-27.5 816 77.9 72.5-82.6
Heavy Drinker
No 11,835 2,588 21.9 20.6-23.2 9,247 78.1 76.8-79.4
Yes 462 107 17.1 12.8-22.5 355 82.9 77.5-87.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,418 297 23.3 19.7-27.3 1,121 76.7 72.7-80.3
No 10,815 2,394 21.5 20.2-22.9 8,421 78.5 77.1-79.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,040 232 23.6 19.6-28.2 808 76.4 71.8-80.4
No 11,392 2,481 21.4 20.2-22.8 8,911 78.6 77.2-79.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,623 263 15.7 13.1-18.7 1,360 84.3 81.3-86.9
No 10,850 2,455 22.2 20.9-23.6 8,395 77.8 76.4-79.1
Disability
Yes 4,432 786 18.6 16.4-21.1 3,646 81.4 78.9-83.6
No 7,858 1,908 22.9 21.5-24.5 5,950 77.1 75.5-78.5

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*Derived from 6 stroke 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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