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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 12,499 10,855 85.7 84.3-86.9 562 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,082 9.8 8.7-11.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,952 9,617 88.1 86.9-89.2 452 3.9 3.3- 4.5 883 8.0 7.1- 9.1
No 1,523 1,219 74.7 69.9-79.0 110 8.0 5.9-10.9 194 17.3 13.4-21.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 170 81.9 69.0-90.2 11 5.5 1.4-20.0 24 12.5 6.4-23.1
Recommended Range 3,968 3,453 86.2 83.5-88.5 183 4.6 3.5- 6.0 332 9.3 7.2-11.8
Overweight 4,280 3,739 86.3 84.3-88.2 196 4.9 3.8- 6.3 345 8.7 7.3-10.5
Obese 3,489 3,045 86.4 84.1-88.5 150 4.3 3.4- 5.6 294 9.2 7.4-11.4
Current Smoker
No 10,210 8,901 86.3 84.8-87.6 442 4.2 3.6- 4.9 867 9.5 8.3-10.9
Yes 2,237 1,909 83.2 79.7-86.1 116 6.0 4.3- 8.4 212 10.8 8.4-13.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,498 1,265 85.6 82.3-88.3 88 4.6 3.4- 6.2 145 9.8 7.5-12.8
No 10,873 9,489 85.8 84.4-87.2 467 4.5 3.8- 5.3 917 9.7 8.5-11.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,329 9,826 85.7 84.3-87.0 506 4.5 3.8- 5.2 997 9.8 8.6-11.1
Yes 1,048 927 85.8 81.2-89.5 47 4.7 3.0- 7.3 74 9.5 6.4-13.9
Heavy Drinker
No 11,844 10,270 85.8 84.5-87.1 544 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,030 9.6 8.5-10.8
Yes 462 425 82.9 72.4-89.9 9 4.5 1.6-11.9 28 12.6 6.6-23.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,419 1,226 87.6 84.5-90.1 74 4.0 2.7- 5.9 119 8.4 6.3-11.1
No 10,823 9,445 85.9 84.4-87.2 475 4.7 4.0- 5.5 903 9.5 8.3-10.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,043 930 87.6 82.5-91.4 48 3.7 2.1- 6.4 65 8.7 5.4-13.8
No 11,399 9,878 85.5 84.1-86.8 514 4.7 4.0- 5.4 1,007 9.8 8.7-11.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,624 1,346 80.3 75.4-84.4 92 7.0 5.0- 9.8 186 12.7 9.0-17.7
No 10,859 9,500 86.5 85.1-87.7 468 4.3 3.7- 5.1 891 9.2 8.1-10.5
Disability
Yes 4,438 3,679 82.2 79.9-84.3 280 5.7 4.7- 6.8 479 12.1 10.2-14.3
No 7,861 7,029 87.6 85.9-89.1 265 4.0 3.2- 4.9 567 8.4 7.1- 9.9

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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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