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2016 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 6,496 366 4.6 4.0- 5.2 6,130 95.4 94.8-96.0
GENDER
Male 2,960 225 6.2 5.3- 7.3 2,735 93.8 92.7-94.7
Female 3,536 141 3.0 2.5- 3.7 3,395 97.0 96.3-97.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,708 341 4.8 4.2- 5.4 5,367 95.2 94.6-95.8
No 768 24 3.3 1.9- 5.5 744 96.7 94.5-98.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,808 88 3.2 2.5- 4.2 1,720 96.8 95.8-97.5
Overweight 2,137 123 5.2 4.2- 6.5 2,014 94.8 93.5-95.8
Obese 1,912 131 5.8 4.6- 7.2 1,781 94.2 92.8-95.4
Current Smoker
Yes 1,074 83 5.7 4.3- 7.5 991 94.3 92.5-95.7
No 5,236 276 4.4 3.8- 5.1 4,960 95.6 94.9-96.2
History of CVD**
Yes 776 367 47.1 42.6-51.6 409 52.9 48.4-57.4
No 5,691 *** *** *** 5,691 100 . - .
Binge Drinker
Yes 767 17 1.5 0.9- 2.5 750 98.5 97.5-99.1
No 5,314 331 5.2 4.5- 5.9 4,983 94.8 94.1-95.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 388 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 5,673 335 4.8 4.2- 5.5 5,338 95.2 94.5-95.8
COPD
Yes 519 82 15.9 12.1-20.5 437 84.1 79.5-87.9
No 5,962 283 3.7 3.2- 4.2 5,679 96.3 95.8-96.8
Current Asthma
Yes 521 51 9.1 6.4-12.9 470 90.9 87.1-93.6
No 5,946 315 4.2 3.6- 4.8 5,631 95.8 95.2-96.4
Diabetes
Yes 884 134 14.2 11.6-17.3 750 85.8 82.7-88.4
No 5,606 231 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,375 96.7 96.1-97.2
Disability1
Yes 1,588 209 12.3 10.4-14.5 1,379 87.7 85.5-89.6
No 4,150 136 2.5 2.1- 3.1 4,014 97.5 96.9-97.9
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,846 223 10.6 9.0-12.5 1,623 89.4 87.5-91.0
No 4,482 137 2.5 2.0- 3.0 4,345 97.5 97.0-98.0
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,995 337 16.3 14.4-18.4 1,658 83.7 81.6-85.6
No 4,503 30 0.5 0.3- 0.8 4,473 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 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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