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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,998 2,790 19.6 18.8-20.4 4,515 30.9 29.9-31.8 4,483 30.1 29.2-31.1 2,094 13.0 12.3-13.7 1,116 6.4 6.0- 6.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,743 2,450 20.5 19.7-21.4 4,002 32.6 31.6-33.7 3,662 28.5 27.6-29.5 1,681 11.9 11.3-12.6 948 6.4 5.9- 6.9
No 2,234 337 14.9 13.0-17.0 509 22.5 20.3-24.8 811 37.9 35.2-40.6 410 18.1 16.1-20.4 167 6.6 5.5- 8.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 240 61 31.6 24.2-40.0 53 24.1 17.3-32.4 67 26.1 19.3-34.3 30 9.9 6.5-14.9 29 8.4 5.4-12.7
Recommended Range 5,094 1,321 26.6 25.1-28.1 1,701 33.8 32.2-35.5 1,272 25.4 23.9-27.0 508 9.4 8.4-10.5 292 4.8 4.2- 5.6
Overweight 5,177 977 20.5 19.1-22.0 1,627 32.1 30.5-33.8 1,568 29.7 28.2-31.3 698 12.3 11.2-13.4 307 5.4 4.7- 6.2
Obese 3,671 337 9.6 8.5-10.8 927 26.6 24.8-28.5 1,278 35.0 33.1-37.0 709 18.6 17.1-20.3 420 10.1 9.0-11.4
Current Smoker
No 11,630 2,394 21.7 20.7-22.6 3,571 31.6 30.5-32.6 3,315 28.6 27.5-29.6 1,553 12.3 11.6-13.1 797 5.9 5.4- 6.4
Yes 3,321 385 12.2 10.8-13.7 931 28.6 26.7-30.6 1,160 35.7 33.7-37.9 533 15.3 13.8-16.9 312 8.2 7.1- 9.4
Binge Drinker
No 13,735 2,506 19.3 18.5-20.2 4,099 30.5 29.5-31.5 4,093 30.0 29.1-31.0 1,957 13.3 12.6-14.1 1,080 6.8 6.4- 7.4
Yes 1,063 246 23.2 20.2-26.4 370 35.5 32.0-39.2 320 30.5 27.1-34.0 101 8.9 7.0-11.2 26 2.0 1.3- 3.2
Heavy Drinker
No 14,396 2,671 19.6 18.8-20.5 4,330 30.8 29.9-31.8 4,279 30.0 29.0-31.0 2,026 13.1 12.4-13.8 1,090 6.5 6.1- 7.0
Yes 468 95 17.9 14.2-22.2 154 34.5 29.3-40.1 155 33.0 27.9-38.6 46 10.9 7.5-15.6 18 3.7 2.2- 6.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,182 97 8.6 6.8-10.9 244 20.6 17.8-23.7 334 30.9 27.5-34.4 265 21.9 19.0-25.0 242 18.0 15.6-20.8
No 13,733 2,683 20.5 19.6-21.4 4,250 31.7 30.8-32.8 4,122 30.1 29.1-31.0 1,815 12.3 11.6-13.0 863 5.4 5.0- 5.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,552 28 2.0 1.3- 3.1 178 12.6 10.6-14.9 466 31.0 28.2-34.1 512 31.8 29.0-34.8 368 22.5 20.0-25.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 137 23 14.6 9.4-21.8 56 45.2 35.6-55.1 38 25.4 18.1-34.6 11 6.7 3.4-12.6 9 8.1 3.9-16.3
No 13,126 2,729 21.7 20.8-22.6 4,247 32.9 31.8-33.9 3,924 30.1 29.1-31.1 1,521 10.9 10.2-11.6 705 4.5 4.1- 4.9
No, Bordeline Diabetes 177 10 5.4 2.7-10.4 34 19.8 13.5-28.0 52 28.9 21.0-38.4 49 27.5 19.7-37.0 32 18.4 11.9-27.3

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^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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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