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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 stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,508 533 3.1 2.7- 3.6 10,975 96.9 96.4-97.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,941 490 3.5 3.0- 4.0 9,451 96.5 96.0-97.0
No 1,526 39 1.7 1.1- 2.8 1,487 98.3 97.2-98.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 179 *** *** *** 173 98.9 97.3-99.6
Recommended Range 3,674 164 3.0 2.4- 3.9 3,510 97.0 96.1-97.6
Overweight 3,933 173 3.1 2.4- 4.0 3,760 96.9 96.0-97.6
Obese 2,965 161 3.3 2.6- 4.3 2,804 96.7 95.7-97.4
Current Smoker
No 9,446 418 2.8 2.4- 3.3 9,028 97.2 96.7-97.6
Yes 2,013 112 3.9 2.9- 5.1 1,901 96.1 94.9-97.1
Binge Drinker
No 9,563 461 3.3 2.9- 3.9 9,102 96.7 96.1-97.1
Yes 1,031 17 1.3 0.7- 2.6 1,014 98.7 97.4-99.3
Heavy Drinker
No 10,087 462 3.1 2.7- 3.6 9,625 96.9 96.4-97.3
Yes 478 13 1.6 0.7- 3.6 465 98.4 96.4-99.3
COPD
Yes 1,021 130 11.6 8.9-15.1 891 88.4 84.9-91.1
No 10,441 398 2.5 2.1- 2.9 10,043 97.5 97.1-97.9
Current Asthma
Yes 979 88 5.2 3.7- 7.1 891 94.8 92.9-96.3
No 10,469 444 2.9 2.5- 3.4 10,025 97.1 96.6-97.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,608 155 7.2 5.4- 9.4 1,453 92.8 90.6-94.6
No 9,878 375 2.6 2.2- 3.1 9,503 97.4 96.9-97.8
Disability
Yes 3,400 326 8.1 6.8- 9.6 3,074 91.9 90.4-93.2
No 7,550 171 1.4 1.1- 1.8 7,379 98.6 98.2-98.9

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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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