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2014 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 7,237 456 5.1 4.5- 5.7 6,781 94.9 94.3-95.5
GENDER
Male 3,090 239 6.2 5.3- 7.3 2,851 93.8 92.7-94.7
Female 4,147 217 4.0 3.4- 4.7 3,930 96.0 95.3-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,269 423 5.5 4.9- 6.1 5,846 94.5 93.9-95.1
No 942 33 3.1 2.0- 4.6 909 96.9 95.4-98.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,129 114 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,015 96.1 95.2-96.9
Overweight 2,384 163 5.5 4.6- 6.7 2,221 94.5 93.3-95.4
Obese 1,960 154 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,806 93.1 91.7-94.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,155 100 6.7 5.3- 8.4 1,055 93.3 91.6-94.7
No 5,778 340 4.7 4.1- 5.4 5,438 95.3 94.6-95.9
Binge Drinker
Yes 697 26 2.7 1.7- 4.4 671 97.3 95.6-98.3
No 6,052 404 5.4 4.8- 6.1 5,648 94.6 93.9-95.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 309 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 6,447 419 5.2 4.6- 5.8 6,028 94.8 94.2-95.4
COPD
Yes 641 113 18.2 14.7-22.4 528 81.8 77.6-85.3
No 6,563 340 4.0 3.5- 4.5 6,223 96.0 95.5-96.5
Current Asthma
Yes 560 55 8.9 6.4-12.3 505 91.1 87.7-93.6
No 6,640 399 4.7 4.2- 5.3 6,241 95.3 94.7-95.8
Diabetes
Yes 967 155 15.8 13.1-18.9 812 84.2 81.1-86.9
No 6,258 300 3.8 3.3- 4.3 5,958 96.2 95.7-96.7
Disability
Yes 1,922 268 13.9 12.1-16.1 1,654 86.1 83.9-87.9
No 5,057 173 2.4 2.0- 2.9 4,884 97.6 97.1-98.0
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,388 426 17.9 16.0-19.9 1,962 82.1 80.1-84.0
No 4,849 30 0.5 0.3- 0.8 4,819 99.5 99.2-99.7

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

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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