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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,106 589 3.1 2.7- 3.4 11,517 96.9 96.6-97.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,581 549 3.5 3.1- 3.9 10,032 96.5 96.1-96.9
No 1,493 38 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,455 98.6 97.9-99.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 9 2.7 1.0- 7.3 196 97.3 92.7-99.0
Recommended Range 3,759 166 2.4 2.0- 3.0 3,593 97.6 97.0-98.0
Overweight 4,256 213 3.5 2.9- 4.3 4,043 96.5 95.7-97.1
Obese 3,286 173 3.2 2.6- 4.0 3,113 96.8 96.0-97.4
Current Smoker
No 10,030 485 3.1 2.7- 3.5 9,545 96.9 96.5-97.3
Yes 2,022 101 2.9 2.2- 3.9 1,921 97.1 96.1-97.8
Binge Drinker
No 10,976 568 3.4 3.0- 3.8 10,408 96.6 96.2-97.0
Yes 937 14 0.8 0.4- 1.4 923 99.2 98.6-99.6
Heavy Drinker
No 11,449 573 3.2 2.8- 3.6 10,876 96.8 96.4-97.2
Yes 397 7 1.0 0.4- 2.1 390 99.0 97.9-99.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,398 109 5.5 4.0- 7.4 1,289 94.5 92.6-96.0
No 10,416 454 2.6 2.3- 3.0 9,962 97.4 97.0-97.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,012 78 5.8 4.0- 8.3 934 94.2 91.7-96.0
No 11,029 504 2.8 2.5- 3.2 10,525 97.2 96.8-97.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,691 183 8.9 7.3-10.9 1,508 91.1 89.1-92.7
No 10,279 403 2.4 2.1- 2.8 9,876 97.6 97.2-97.9
Disability
Yes 4,540 440 7.2 6.3- 8.3 4,100 92.8 91.7-93.7
No 7,061 131 1.1 0.9- 1.4 6,930 98.9 98.6-99.1

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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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