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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 1,814 661 36.2 33.5-39.0 1,153 63.8 61.0-66.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,566 599 38.7 35.7-41.7 967 61.3 58.3-64.3
No 243 59 22.2 16.4-29.2 184 77.8 70.8-83.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 29 9 40.1 19.6-64.8 20 59.9 35.2-80.4
Recommended Range 599 219 35.3 30.7-40.3 380 64.7 59.7-69.3
Overweight 637 224 35.3 30.7-40.1 413 64.7 59.9-69.3
Obese 449 174 39.8 34.4-45.4 275 60.2 54.6-65.6
Current Smoker
No 1,429 541 37.5 34.4-40.7 888 62.5 59.3-65.6
Yes 381 119 31.4 26.1-37.3 262 68.6 62.7-73.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,684 624 37.1 34.3-40.1 1,060 62.9 59.9-65.7
Yes 110 32 27.4 18.6-38.4 78 72.6 61.6-81.4
Heavy Drinker
No 1,756 644 36.5 33.7-39.3 1,112 63.5 60.7-66.3
Yes 49 14 27.1 15.3-43.4 35 72.9 56.6-84.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 285 87 29.1 22.9-36.1 198 70.9 63.9-77.1
No 1,526 573 37.6 34.6-40.6 953 62.4 59.4-65.4
Current Asthma
Yes 139 54 36.3 27.4-46.3 85 63.7 53.7-72.6
No 1,668 605 36.1 33.3-39.1 1,063 63.9 60.9-66.7
Diabetes
Yes 166 72 46.9 37.8-56.2 94 53.1 43.8-62.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 23 8 32.0 14.7-56.2 15 68.0 43.8-85.3
No 1,603 575 35.4 32.5-38.4 1,028 64.6 61.6-67.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 22 6 22.5 8.8-46.7 16 77.5 53.3-91.2

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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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