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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization--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 14,655 3,767 22.7 21.9-23.5 10,888 77.3 76.5-78.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,473 3,462 24.7 23.8-25.6 9,011 75.3 74.4-76.2
No 2,163 301 12.9 11.2-14.9 1,862 87.1 85.1-88.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 237 83 32.0 24.7-40.4 154 68.0 59.6-75.3
Recommended Range 4,983 1,235 21.6 20.3-23.1 3,748 78.4 76.9-79.7
Overweight 5,063 1,342 22.9 21.6-24.3 3,721 77.1 75.7-78.4
Obese 3,575 933 24.3 22.6-26.0 2,642 75.7 74.0-77.4
Current Smoker
No 11,382 3,123 24.1 23.2-25.1 8,259 75.9 74.9-76.8
Yes 3,230 636 17.9 16.3-19.5 2,594 82.1 80.5-83.7
Binge Drinker
No 13,443 3,610 23.8 23.0-24.7 9,833 76.2 75.3-77.0
Yes 1,021 117 11.6 9.4-14.3 904 88.4 85.7-90.6
Heavy Drinker
No 14,076 3,667 23.0 22.2-23.9 10,409 77.0 76.1-77.8
Yes 454 74 14.8 11.4-19.1 380 85.2 80.9-88.6
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,114 1,410 41.1 39.0-43.4 1,704 58.9 56.6-61.0
No 11,493 2,342 18.2 17.4-19.1 9,151 81.8 80.9-82.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,159 503 40.5 36.9-44.1 656 59.5 55.9-63.1
No 13,416 3,242 21.2 20.4-22.1 10,174 78.8 77.9-79.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,519 842 53.6 50.4-56.8 677 46.4 43.2-49.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 136 13 9.8 5.2-17.6 123 90.2 82.4-94.8
No 12,823 2,842 19.3 18.5-20.1 9,981 80.7 79.9-81.5
No, Bordeline Diabetes 172 68 37.2 28.7-46.5 104 62.8 53.5-71.3

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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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