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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 stroke?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,682 284 3.7 3.2- 4.2 6,398 96.3 95.8-96.8
GENDER
Male 2,862 110 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,752 96.5 95.6-97.2
Female 3,820 174 3.8 3.2- 4.5 3,646 96.2 95.5-96.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,798 272 4.1 3.6- 4.8 5,526 95.9 95.2-96.4
No 865 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,902 83 3.8 2.9- 4.9 1,819 96.2 95.1-97.1
Overweight 2,207 96 3.5 2.8- 4.4 2,111 96.5 95.6-97.2
Obese 1,801 90 4.8 3.7- 6.1 1,711 95.2 93.9-96.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,085 59 4.6 3.3- 6.2 1,026 95.4 93.8-96.7
No 5,398 221 3.6 3.0- 4.2 5,177 96.4 95.8-97.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 751 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,530 259 4.1 3.5- 4.8 5,271 95.9 95.2-96.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 286 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,989 265 3.8 3.3- 4.4 5,724 96.2 95.6-96.7
COPD
Yes 548 62 12.7 9.5-16.8 486 87.3 83.2-90.5
No 6,104 220 2.9 2.5- 3.4 5,884 97.1 96.6-97.5
Current Asthma
Yes 547 47 7.9 5.5-11.2 500 92.1 88.8-94.5
No 6,105 232 3.2 2.7- 3.7 5,873 96.8 96.3-97.3
Diabetes
Yes 854 88 11.0 8.6-13.9 766 89.0 86.1-91.4
No 5,821 195 2.8 2.3- 3.3 5,626 97.2 96.7-97.7
Disability
Yes 1,752 182 10.0 8.4-11.9 1,570 90.0 88.1-91.6
No 4,788 100 1.7 1.4- 2.2 4,688 98.3 97.8-98.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,045 249 12.2 10.5-14.1 1,796 87.8 85.9-89.5
No 4,637 35 0.7 0.4- 1.0 4,602 99.3 99.0-99.6

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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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