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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) 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 11,492 716 4.4 4.0- 5.0 10,776 95.6 95.0-96.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,923 649 4.9 4.3- 5.5 9,274 95.1 94.5-95.7
No 1,526 64 2.6 1.9- 3.7 1,462 97.4 96.3-98.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 178 15 2.3 1.3- 4.2 163 97.7 95.8-98.7
Recommended Range 3,672 170 2.9 2.3- 3.6 3,502 97.1 96.4-97.7
Overweight 3,926 259 5.0 4.1- 6.1 3,667 95.0 93.9-95.9
Obese 2,963 236 6.0 5.0- 7.2 2,727 94.0 92.8-95.0
Current Smoker
No 9,433 565 4.3 3.8- 4.9 8,868 95.7 95.1-96.2
Yes 2,010 149 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,861 95.3 93.9-96.4
Binge Drinker
No 9,547 625 5.0 4.4- 5.6 8,922 95.0 94.4-95.6
Yes 1,032 32 1.7 1.0- 2.7 1,000 98.3 97.3-99.0
Heavy Drinker
No 10,072 637 4.7 4.1- 5.2 9,435 95.3 94.8-95.9
Yes 478 21 2.4 1.3- 4.2 457 97.6 95.8-98.7
COPD
Yes 1,010 172 15.2 12.1-18.9 838 84.8 81.1-87.9
No 10,436 535 3.6 3.2- 4.1 9,901 96.4 95.9-96.8
Current Asthma
Yes 978 105 7.0 5.2- 9.4 873 93.0 90.6-94.8
No 10,451 606 4.1 3.7- 4.7 9,845 95.9 95.3-96.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,598 243 13.8 11.5-16.4 1,355 86.2 83.6-88.5
No 9,870 471 3.3 2.9- 3.8 9,399 96.7 96.2-97.1
Disability
Yes 3,391 418 9.7 8.4-11.2 2,973 90.3 88.8-91.6
No 7,544 265 2.8 2.3- 3.4 7,279 97.2 96.6-97.7

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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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