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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,267 3,034 28.5 27.0-29.9 6,233 71.5 70.1-73.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,923 2,599 28.6 27.1-30.2 5,324 71.4 69.8-72.9
No 1,336 434 28.2 24.5-32.1 902 71.8 67.9-75.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 179 75 31.1 20.7-44.0 104 68.9 56.0-79.3
Recommended Range 3,216 854 22.8 20.7-25.1 2,362 77.2 74.9-79.3
Overweight 3,072 931 26.2 23.8-28.7 2,141 73.8 71.3-76.2
Obese 2,274 1,005 41.6 38.3-45.0 1,269 58.4 55.0-61.7
Current Smoker
No 7,107 2,248 26.2 24.7-27.8 4,859 73.8 72.2-75.3
Yes 2,120 775 35.2 31.9-38.7 1,345 64.8 61.3-68.1
Binge Drinker
No 8,567 2,851 28.9 27.4-30.4 5,716 71.1 69.6-72.6
Yes 615 154 22.8 17.3-29.4 461 77.2 70.6-82.7
Heavy Drinker
No 8,937 2,933 28.5 27.0-30.0 6,004 71.5 70.0-73.0
Yes 244 71 26.7 18.9-36.4 173 73.3 63.6-81.1
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,197 802 22.2 19.9-24.7 2,395 77.8 75.3-80.1
Some Physical Activity 3,623 1,082 25.4 23.4-27.5 2,541 74.6 72.5-76.6
Physically Inactive 2,173 1,036 43.9 40.5-47.3 1,137 56.1 52.7-59.5
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,021 1,465 66.0 62.2-69.6 556 34.0 30.4-37.8
No 7,222 1,559 19.7 18.3-21.2 5,663 80.3 78.8-81.7
Current Asthma
Yes 718 419 50.9 45.1-56.7 299 49.1 43.3-54.9
No 8,529 2,602 26.6 25.2-28.1 5,927 73.4 71.9-74.8
Diabetes
Yes 942 581 59.5 54.6-64.1 361 40.5 35.9-45.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 76 23 25.3 14.1-41.2 53 74.7 58.8-85.9
No 8,235 2,420 25.7 24.2-27.2 5,815 74.3 72.8-75.8
Arthritis
Yes 3,265 1,775 53.1 50.5-55.8 1,490 46.9 44.2-49.5
No 5,961 1,238 18.3 16.8-20.0 4,723 81.7 80.0-83.2
High Blood Pressure
Yes 3,130 1,508 44.7 41.9-47.4 1,622 55.3 52.6-58.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 104 25 23.6 14.3-36.3 79 76.4 63.7-85.7
No 6,025 1,497 21.9 20.3-23.6 4,528 78.1 76.4-79.7
High Cholesterol
Yes 2,710 1,166 40.2 37.4-43.0 1,544 59.8 57.0-62.6
No 4,759 1,383 24.6 22.8-26.5 3,376 75.4 73.5-77.2
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 962 638 63.7 59.0-68.2 324 36.3 31.8-41.0
No 8,243 2,345 25.0 23.6-26.5 5,898 75.0 73.5-76.4

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*Data for this table were derived disability questions in the core and in the state-added section.

^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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