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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,020 10,558 68.3 67.3-69.2 2,005 12.5 11.9-13.2 2,457 19.2 18.4-20.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,768 9,503 73.8 72.8-74.8 1,832 13.7 13.0-14.4 1,433 12.5 11.8-13.3
No 2,232 1,041 41.3 38.7-44.0 173 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,018 51.8 49.1-54.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 242 161 68.4 60.3-75.5 39 14.3 9.5-21.0 42 17.3 12.1-24.3
Recommended Range 5,095 3,513 66.4 64.6-68.1 692 13.5 12.3-14.7 890 20.2 18.7-21.7
Overweight 5,189 3,690 69.9 68.3-71.5 684 12.1 11.1-13.2 815 17.9 16.6-19.4
Obese 3,676 2,662 70.9 68.9-72.7 486 12.2 11.0-13.5 528 16.9 15.3-18.7
Current Smoker
No 11,647 8,407 70.4 69.3-71.5 1,583 12.6 11.9-13.4 1,657 16.9 16.0-17.9
Yes 3,328 2,120 60.8 58.6-63.0 416 12.1 10.7-13.5 792 27.1 25.1-29.2
Binge Drinker
No 13,755 9,799 69.4 68.4-70.4 1,889 12.9 12.2-13.6 2,067 17.7 16.9-18.7
Yes 1,064 628 57.0 53.2-60.7 98 9.3 7.3-11.8 338 33.8 30.2-37.5
Heavy Drinker
No 14,416 10,184 68.6 67.6-69.5 1,937 12.7 12.0-13.3 2,295 18.8 17.9-19.7
Yes 469 295 63.8 58.1-69.1 56 9.6 7.1-12.9 118 26.6 21.6-32.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,205 2,094 63.0 60.8-65.2 701 20.9 19.2-22.7 410 16.1 14.3-18.0
No 11,766 8,433 69.5 68.4-70.6 1,293 10.5 9.8-11.2 2,040 20.0 19.0-21.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,186 857 71.5 67.9-74.7 199 14.3 12.1-16.8 130 14.3 11.6-17.4
No 13,749 9,642 68.0 67.0-69.0 1,794 12.4 11.7-13.1 2,313 19.6 18.7-20.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,557 1,166 74.8 71.8-77.5 292 18.1 15.8-20.6 99 7.2 5.5- 9.2
Yes, During Pregnancy 135 87 63.8 53.8-72.8 15 12.4 7.1-20.8 33 23.7 16.2-33.3
No 13,144 9,177 67.7 66.6-68.7 1,662 11.8 11.2-12.5 2,305 20.5 19.6-21.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 178 125 65.3 55.5-74.0 35 21.6 14.2-31.4 18 13.1 8.0-20.7

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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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