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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 821 42 6.0 4.2- 8.5 779 94.0 91.5-95.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 655 33 5.7 3.8- 8.3 622 94.3 91.7-96.2
No 166 9 7.3 3.2-15.7 157 92.7 84.3-96.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 21 2 10.1 2.4-33.9 19 89.9 66.1-97.6
Recommended Range 324 17 6.3 3.6-10.8 307 93.7 89.2-96.4
Overweight 281 12 4.8 2.5- 8.9 269 95.2 91.1-97.5
Obese 164 9 5.4 2.5-11.2 155 94.6 88.8-97.5
Current Smoker
No 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Yes 821 42 6.0 4.2- 8.5 779 94.0 91.5-95.8
Binge Drinker
No 687 33 6.0 4.0- 8.9 654 94.0 91.1-96.0
Yes 114 8 5.4 2.6-11.2 106 94.6 88.8-97.4
Heavy Drinker
No 755 37 5.8 4.0- 8.4 718 94.2 91.6-96.0
Yes 52 4 6.4 2.2-17.1 48 93.6 82.9-97.8
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 195 14 9.4 5.2-16.6 181 90.6 83.4-94.8
No 623 28 5.0 3.2- 7.8 595 95.0 92.2-96.8
Current Asthma
Yes 62 7 15.3 7.1-29.8 55 84.7 70.2-92.9
No 753 35 5.4 3.6- 8.0 718 94.6 92.0-96.4
Diabetes
Yes 52 5 14.9 5.6-34.3 47 85.1 65.7-94.4
Yes, During Pregnancy 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
No 747 36 5.4 3.7- 7.9 711 94.6 92.1-96.3
No, Bordeline Diabetes 14 1 6.7 0.9-35.9 13 93.3 64.1-99.1

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*Asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 cigarettes in entire lifetime and now smoke daily or occasionally.

^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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