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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Winner's Circle--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 14,494 1,844 12.8 12.2-13.6 12,650 87.2 86.4-87.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,331 1,594 13.1 12.4-13.9 10,737 86.9 86.1-87.6
No 2,143 245 11.4 9.8-13.3 1,898 88.6 86.7-90.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 233 29 12.0 7.6-18.5 204 88.0 81.5-92.4
Recommended Range 4,918 608 13.1 11.9-14.5 4,310 86.9 85.5-88.1
Overweight 4,998 649 12.6 11.5-13.8 4,349 87.4 86.2-88.5
Obese 3,579 456 12.7 11.4-14.1 3,123 87.3 85.9-88.6
Current Smoker
No 11,267 1,455 13.1 12.3-13.9 9,812 86.9 86.1-87.7
Yes 3,183 385 12.1 10.7-13.5 2,798 87.9 86.5-89.3
Binge Drinker
No 13,289 1,712 12.8 12.1-13.6 11,577 87.2 86.4-87.9
Yes 1,026 112 12.6 10.1-15.5 914 87.4 84.5-89.9
Heavy Drinker
No 13,921 1,785 12.9 12.2-13.6 12,136 87.1 86.4-87.8
Yes 455 50 11.5 8.3-15.7 405 88.5 84.3-91.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,075 289 10.5 9.1-12.1 2,786 89.5 87.9-90.9
No 11,372 1,552 13.4 12.7-14.2 9,820 86.6 85.8-87.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,149 141 11.4 9.4-13.8 1,008 88.6 86.2-90.6
No 13,264 1,696 13.0 12.3-13.7 11,568 87.0 86.3-87.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,507 169 11.2 9.4-13.3 1,338 88.8 86.7-90.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 131 23 17.6 10.9-27.2 108 82.4 72.8-89.1
No 12,681 1,630 13.0 12.2-13.7 11,051 87.0 86.3-87.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 171 22 14.0 8.2-22.7 149 86.0 77.3-91.8

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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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