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2013 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 8,826 547 4.5 4.1- 5.1 8,279 95.5 94.9-95.9
GENDER
Male 3,440 275 5.6 4.8- 6.5 3,165 94.4 93.5-95.2
Female 5,386 272 3.6 3.0- 4.2 5,114 96.4 95.8-97.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,496 501 4.9 4.4- 5.6 6,995 95.1 94.4-95.6
No 1,301 45 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,256 97.1 95.8-98.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,619 148 3.6 2.9- 4.6 2,471 96.4 95.4-97.1
Overweight 2,960 169 4.2 3.4- 5.1 2,791 95.8 94.9-96.6
Obese 2,536 199 6.6 5.5- 8.0 2,337 93.4 92.0-94.5
Current Smoker
No 7,128 414 4.3 3.8- 4.9 6,714 95.7 95.1-96.2
Yes 1,537 122 5.6 4.4- 7.2 1,415 94.4 92.8-95.6
Binge Drinker
No 7,638 496 5.0 4.4- 5.6 7,142 95.0 94.4-95.6
Yes 800 29 2.2 1.4- 3.5 771 97.8 96.5-98.6
Heavy Drinker
No 8,063 506 4.6 4.1- 5.2 7,557 95.4 94.8-95.9
Yes 362 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 829 154 16.3 13.3-19.8 675 83.7 80.2-86.7
No 7,954 386 3.6 3.1- 4.1 7,568 96.4 95.9-96.9
Current Asthma
Yes 743 85 7.6 5.6-10.3 658 92.4 89.7-94.4
No 8,039 458 4.3 3.8- 4.8 7,581 95.7 95.2-96.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,316 198 14.9 12.5-17.7 1,118 85.1 82.3-87.5
No 7,504 349 3.2 2.8- 3.7 7,155 96.8 96.3-97.2
Disability
Yes 2,518 335 12.2 10.6-14.1 2,183 87.8 85.9-89.4
No 6,188 206 2.3 1.9- 2.7 5,982 97.7 97.3-98.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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