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2015 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 6,676 362 4.3 3.8- 4.9 6,314 95.7 95.1-96.2
GENDER
Male 2,855 207 5.7 4.8- 6.7 2,648 94.3 93.3-95.2
Female 3,821 155 3.0 2.5- 3.6 3,666 97.0 96.4-97.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,794 339 4.8 4.2- 5.4 5,455 95.2 94.6-95.8
No 863 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6 842 98.4 97.4-99.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,899 82 3.4 2.6- 4.5 1,817 96.6 95.5-97.4
Overweight 2,210 143 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,067 94.9 93.8-95.8
Obese 1,798 113 5.4 4.3- 6.7 1,685 94.6 93.3-95.7
Current Smoker
Yes 1,081 74 4.9 3.7- 6.3 1,007 95.1 93.7-96.3
No 5,400 280 4.3 3.7- 4.9 5,120 95.7 95.1-96.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 748 26 2.1 1.4- 3.3 722 97.9 96.7-98.6
No 5,529 321 4.8 4.2- 5.4 5,208 95.2 94.6-95.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 284 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,986 335 4.5 3.9- 5.1 5,651 95.5 94.9-96.1
COPD
Yes 544 89 16.3 12.6-20.7 455 83.7 79.3-87.4
No 6,102 269 3.3 2.9- 3.8 5,833 96.7 96.2-97.1
Current Asthma
Yes 542 52 8.4 5.9-11.9 490 91.6 88.1-94.1
No 6,103 307 3.9 3.4- 4.5 5,796 96.1 95.5-96.6
Diabetes
Yes 851 130 14.9 12.3-18.0 721 85.1 82.0-87.7
No 5,818 231 3.0 2.6- 3.5 5,587 97.0 96.5-97.4
Disability
Yes 1,753 203 10.5 8.9-12.4 1,550 89.5 87.6-91.1
No 4,785 153 2.4 2.0- 2.9 4,632 97.6 97.1-98.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,043 332 15.1 13.3-17.1 1,711 84.9 82.9-86.7
No 4,633 30 0.5 0.3- 0.7 4,603 99.5 99.3-99.7

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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