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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,095 6,276 75.3 74.0-76.5 1,819 24.7 23.5-26.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,863 5,420 77.5 76.2-78.7 1,443 22.5 21.3-23.8
No 1,227 852 64.6 60.8-68.2 375 35.4 31.8-39.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 82 67 80.6 65.4-90.1 15 19.4 9.9-34.6
Recommended Range 2,696 2,165 78.3 76.1-80.3 531 21.7 19.7-23.9
Overweight 2,911 2,176 73.3 71.2-75.3 735 26.7 24.7-28.8
Obese 2,010 1,545 74.5 72.0-76.8 465 25.5 23.2-28.0
Current Smoker
No 6,171 4,862 76.6 75.2-78.0 1,309 23.4 22.0-24.8
Yes 1,906 1,399 70.9 68.2-73.5 507 29.1 26.5-31.8
Binge Drinker
No 7,220 5,673 76.2 74.8-77.4 1,547 23.8 22.6-25.2
Yes 773 536 69.7 65.5-73.6 237 30.3 26.4-34.5
Heavy Drinker
No 7,717 5,994 75.5 74.2-76.7 1,723 24.5 23.3-25.8
Yes 312 242 74.0 67.0-80.0 70 26.0 20.0-33.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 797 587 69.9 65.4-74.1 210 30.1 25.9-34.6
No 7,280 5,675 75.9 74.6-77.2 1,605 24.1 22.8-25.4
Current Asthma
Yes 485 410 81.9 77.1-85.9 75 18.1 14.1-22.9
No 7,573 5,837 74.9 73.6-76.2 1,736 25.1 23.8-26.4
Diabetes
Yes 415 312 72.2 66.4-77.3 103 27.8 22.7-33.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 84 75 89.5 79.5-94.9 9 10.5 5.1-20.5
No 7,529 5,835 75.3 74.0-76.5 1,694 24.7 23.5-26.0
No, Bordeline Diabetes 64 51 82.5 68.8-90.9 13 17.5 9.1-31.2

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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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