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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you had a heart attack,
also called a myocardial infarction?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,078 800 4.5 4.1- 5.0 11,278 95.5 95.0-95.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,559 742 5.1 4.6- 5.6 9,817 94.9 94.4-95.4
No 1,487 57 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,430 97.7 96.7-98.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 204 12 2.9 1.3- 6.0 192 97.1 94.0-98.7
Recommended Range 3,750 202 3.4 2.8- 4.1 3,548 96.6 95.9-97.2
Overweight 4,251 313 4.7 4.0- 5.6 3,938 95.3 94.4-96.0
Obese 3,276 248 6.0 5.0- 7.1 3,028 94.0 92.9-95.0
Current Smoker
No 10,008 638 4.3 3.9- 4.8 9,370 95.7 95.2-96.1
Yes 2,016 157 5.5 4.3- 7.1 1,859 94.5 92.9-95.7
Binge Drinker
No 10,949 762 4.9 4.4- 5.4 10,187 95.1 94.6-95.6
Yes 938 32 2.6 1.4- 4.6 906 97.4 95.4-98.6
Heavy Drinker
No 11,421 773 4.7 4.2- 5.2 10,648 95.3 94.8-95.8
Yes 399 17 2.8 1.4- 5.4 382 97.2 94.6-98.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,394 132 8.1 6.2-10.5 1,262 91.9 89.5-93.8
No 10,395 635 4.0 3.5- 4.4 9,760 96.0 95.6-96.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,005 117 8.8 6.7-11.4 888 91.2 88.6-93.3
No 11,008 679 4.2 3.8- 4.7 10,329 95.8 95.3-96.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,677 267 14.8 12.6-17.4 1,410 85.2 82.6-87.4
No 10,264 527 3.5 3.0- 3.9 9,737 96.5 96.1-97.0
Disability
Yes 4,517 534 10.2 9.0-11.5 3,983 89.8 88.5-91.0
No 7,057 242 2.0 1.6- 2.4 6,815 98.0 97.6-98.4

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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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