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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,478 6,768 68.9 67.7-70.0 2,710 31.1 30.0-32.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,144 6,043 72.0 70.7-73.2 2,101 28.0 26.8-29.3
No 1,321 719 51.7 48.3-55.1 602 48.3 44.9-51.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 220 147 64.1 55.0-72.2 73 35.9 27.8-45.0
Recommended Range 3,533 2,412 64.9 62.8-66.8 1,121 35.1 33.2-37.2
Overweight 2,746 2,072 73.2 71.1-75.3 674 26.8 24.7-28.9
Obese 2,293 1,664 71.0 68.7-73.3 629 29.0 26.7-31.3
Current Smoker
No 7,529 5,482 69.8 68.4-71.1 2,047 30.2 28.9-31.6
Yes 1,919 1,262 65.1 62.4-67.7 657 34.9 32.3-37.6
Binge Drinker
No 9,067 6,546 69.6 68.4-70.8 2,521 30.4 29.2-31.6
Yes 325 157 48.0 41.5-54.7 168 52.0 45.3-58.5
Heavy Drinker
No 9,174 6,563 69.0 67.7-70.2 2,611 31.0 29.8-32.3
Yes 245 166 66.4 58.8-73.3 79 33.6 26.7-41.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,092 1,766 82.8 80.6-84.7 326 17.2 15.3-19.4
No 7,352 4,976 65.3 63.9-66.7 2,376 34.7 33.3-36.1
Current Asthma
Yes 911 704 76.2 72.5-79.6 207 23.8 20.4-27.5
No 8,512 6,018 67.9 66.7-69.2 2,494 32.1 30.8-33.3
Diabetes
Yes 973 859 88.6 86.0-90.7 114 11.4 9.3-14.0
Yes, During Pregnancy 137 69 46.4 36.9-56.1 68 53.6 43.9-63.1
No 8,242 5,735 66.9 65.6-68.2 2,507 33.1 31.8-34.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 123 103 85.7 77.5-91.2 20 14.3 8.8-22.5

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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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