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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Cost/Under Insurance--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 13,280 2,068 16.1 15.3-16.9 11,212 83.9 83.1-84.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,313 1,905 17.6 16.7-18.5 9,408 82.4 81.5-83.3
No 1,956 162 8.4 7.0-10.1 1,794 91.6 89.9-93.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 198 29 16.1 10.8-23.4 169 83.9 76.6-89.2
Recommended Range 4,454 712 16.3 15.0-17.7 3,742 83.7 82.3-85.0
Overweight 4,620 713 15.8 14.5-17.1 3,907 84.2 82.9-85.5
Obese 3,355 536 17.0 15.5-18.7 2,819 83.0 81.3-84.5
Current Smoker
No 10,253 1,697 17.1 16.2-18.1 8,556 82.9 81.9-83.8
Yes 2,986 368 12.5 11.1-14.1 2,618 87.5 85.9-88.9
Binge Drinker
No 12,165 1,931 16.4 15.6-17.3 10,234 83.6 82.7-84.4
Yes 954 119 12.8 10.4-15.7 835 87.2 84.3-89.6
Heavy Drinker
No 12,755 1,997 16.2 15.4-17.1 10,758 83.8 82.9-84.6
Yes 421 58 11.8 8.6-16.1 363 88.2 83.9-91.4
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,816 410 15.5 13.9-17.2 2,406 84.5 82.8-86.1
No 10,425 1,651 16.2 15.3-17.1 8,774 83.8 82.9-84.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,065 152 14.9 12.3-17.9 913 85.1 82.1-87.7
No 12,138 1,898 16.1 15.3-16.9 10,240 83.9 83.1-84.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,410 221 16.5 14.2-19.0 1,189 83.5 81.0-85.8
Yes, During Pregnancy 118 12 14.4 8.0-24.5 106 85.6 75.5-92.0
No 11,591 1,814 16.1 15.2-16.9 9,777 83.9 83.1-84.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 158 21 13.1 8.2-20.4 137 86.9 79.6-91.8

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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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