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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cholesterol Awareness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Past 12 months 1-2 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,305 8,430 88.0 86.9-89.1 875 12.0 10.9-13.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,506 7,788 89.5 88.4-90.6 718 10.5 9.4-11.6
No 774 621 77.6 72.6-81.8 153 22.4 18.2-27.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 133 122 95.5 90.6-98.0 11 4.5 2.0- 9.4
Recommended Range 2,872 2,549 85.9 83.4-88.1 323 14.1 11.9-16.6
Overweight 3,245 2,953 87.2 85.1-89.1 292 12.8 10.9-14.9
Obese 2,500 2,304 90.8 89.0-92.4 196 9.2 7.6-11.0
Current Smoker
No 7,851 7,142 88.4 87.1-89.6 709 11.6 10.4-12.9
Yes 1,419 1,255 86.6 83.3-89.3 164 13.4 10.7-16.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,332 1,285 96.4 94.4-97.7 47 3.6 2.3- 5.6
No 7,878 7,054 86.9 85.5-88.1 824 13.1 11.9-14.5
Binge Drinker
No 7,899 7,198 88.8 87.6-90.0 701 11.2 10.0-12.4
Yes 698 588 84.7 80.8-87.9 110 15.3 12.1-19.2
Heavy Drinker
No 8,240 7,478 88.6 87.4-89.7 762 11.4 10.3-12.6
Yes 342 300 84.2 76.7-89.6 42 15.8 10.4-23.3
COPD
Yes 881 831 94.2 91.5-96.1 50 5.8 3.9- 8.5
No 8,384 7,559 87.5 86.2-88.6 825 12.5 11.4-13.8
Current Asthma
Yes 800 738 90.6 86.8-93.4 62 9.4 6.6-13.2
No 8,456 7,644 87.8 86.5-88.9 812 12.2 11.1-13.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,519 1,472 95.5 93.3-97.0 47 4.5 3.0- 6.7
No 7,773 6,945 86.8 85.4-88.0 828 13.2 12.0-14.6
Disability
Yes 2,939 2,750 91.8 89.9-93.3 189 8.2 6.7-10.1
No 5,939 5,292 86.9 85.4-88.2 647 13.1 11.8-14.6

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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