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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

HIV/AIDS--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In the past 12 months has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional talked to you about preventing sexually transmitted diseases through condom use?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,159 1,276 11.7 10.9-12.5 9,883 88.3 87.5-89.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,105 934 10.2 9.4-11.0 8,171 89.8 89.0-90.6
No 2,042 338 17.5 15.3-19.9 1,704 82.5 80.1-84.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 143 20 12.1 7.3-19.4 123 87.9 80.6-92.7
Recommended Range 3,742 460 13.2 11.8-14.7 3,282 86.8 85.3-88.2
Overweight 3,813 396 10.1 9.0-11.4 3,417 89.9 88.6-91.0
Obese 2,882 308 9.8 8.5-11.3 2,574 90.2 88.7-91.5
Current Smoker
No 8,272 871 10.8 9.9-11.7 7,401 89.2 88.3-90.1
Yes 2,853 401 14.4 12.8-16.1 2,452 85.6 83.9-87.2
Binge Drinker
No 10,023 1,081 11.0 10.2-11.9 8,942 89.0 88.1-89.8
Yes 990 179 18.1 15.3-21.3 811 81.9 78.7-84.7
Heavy Drinker
No 10,658 1,201 11.5 10.7-12.3 9,457 88.5 87.7-89.3
Yes 399 60 17.6 12.9-23.4 339 82.4 76.6-87.1
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,856 195 11.7 9.6-14.2 1,661 88.3 85.8-90.4
No 9,274 1,077 11.7 10.9-12.6 8,197 88.3 87.4-89.1
Current Asthma
Yes 888 124 13.1 10.5-16.4 764 86.9 83.6-89.5
No 10,206 1,150 11.6 10.8-12.5 9,056 88.4 87.5-89.2
Diabetes
Yes 824 64 7.2 5.4- 9.7 760 92.8 90.3-94.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 130 23 17.8 11.6-26.3 107 82.2 73.7-88.4
No 10,098 1,173 12.0 11.2-12.8 8,925 88.0 87.2-88.8
No, Bordeline Diabetes 105 15 10.1 5.6-17.6 90 89.9 82.4-94.4

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being less than age 65.

^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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