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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

I'm going to read you a list. When I'm done, please tell me if any of the situations apply to you. You don't need to tell me which one.
You have used intravenous drugs in the past year.
You have been treated for a sexually transmitted or venereal disease in the past year.
You have given or received money or drugs in exchange for sex in the past year.
You had anal sex without a condom in the past year.

Do any of these situations apply to you?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,794 213 3.4 2.8- 4.3 6,581 96.6 95.7-97.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,558 167 3.3 2.6- 4.2 5,391 96.7 95.8-97.4
No 1,230 46 4.0 2.4- 6.5 1,184 96.0 93.5-97.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 117 4 3.9 1.4-10.3 113 96.1 89.7-98.6
Recommended Range 2,322 79 4.0 2.8- 5.7 2,243 96.0 94.3-97.2
Overweight 2,201 60 3.2 2.0- 4.9 2,141 96.8 95.1-98.0
Obese 1,781 62 3.3 2.3- 4.6 1,719 96.7 95.4-97.7
Current Smoker
No 4,945 128 2.6 2.0- 3.4 4,817 97.4 96.6-98.0
Yes 1,823 85 5.6 3.8- 8.0 1,738 94.4 92.0-96.2
Binge Drinker
No 6,159 168 2.8 2.2- 3.6 5,991 97.2 96.4-97.8
Yes 570 43 9.4 5.7-15.0 527 90.6 85.0-94.3
Heavy Drinker
No 6,531 195 3.3 2.6- 4.1 6,336 96.7 95.9-97.4
Yes 198 15 8.3 3.1-20.2 183 91.7 79.8-96.9
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 2,541 80 3.9 2.7- 5.5 2,461 96.1 94.5-97.3
Some Physical Activity 2,772 91 3.3 2.4- 4.5 2,681 96.7 95.5-97.6
Physically Inactive 1,319 39 2.9 1.7- 4.9 1,280 97.1 95.1-98.3
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,186 50 4.9 3.1- 7.8 1,136 95.1 92.2-96.9
No 5,594 163 3.2 2.5- 4.0 5,431 96.8 96.0-97.5
Disability Status
Yes 1,853 83 4.8 3.5- 6.7 1,770 95.2 93.3-96.5
No 4,880 129 3.0 2.3- 4.0 4,751 97.0 96.0-97.7
Current Asthma
Yes 521 25 4.9 2.8- 8.3 496 95.1 91.7-97.2
No 6,260 188 3.3 2.6- 4.2 6,072 96.7 95.8-97.4
Diabetes
Yes 489 16 2.6 1.4- 4.8 473 97.4 95.2-98.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 67 4 5.7 1.8-16.8 63 94.3 83.2-98.2
No 6,231 192 3.5 2.8- 4.4 6,039 96.5 95.6-97.2
Arthritis
Yes 1,923 53 3.0 1.9- 4.5 1,870 97.0 95.5-98.1
No 4,848 158 3.6 2.8- 4.6 4,690 96.4 95.4-97.2
High Blood Pressure
Yes 1,786 49 3.6 2.3- 5.7 1,737 96.4 94.3-97.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 97 4 4.2 1.3-12.8 93 95.8 87.2-98.7
No 4,907 160 3.4 2.6- 4.3 4,747 96.6 95.7-97.4
High Cholesterol
Yes 1,718 41 2.4 1.6- 3.7 1,677 97.6 96.3-98.4
No 3,548 90 3.3 2.3- 4.6 3,458 96.7 95.4-97.7
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 421 8 1.1 0.5- 2.7 413 98.9 97.3-99.5
No 6,329 204 3.6 2.9- 4.5 6,125 96.4 95.5-97.1

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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