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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health--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 9,452 8,673 91.1 90.3-91.8 779 8.9 8.2- 9.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,122 7,539 92.7 91.9-93.4 583 7.3 6.6- 8.1
No 1,317 1,123 82.4 79.3-85.0 194 17.6 15.0-20.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 220 202 90.9 83.8-95.1 18 9.1 4.9-16.2
Recommended Range 3,525 3,243 91.2 89.8-92.4 282 8.8 7.6-10.2
Overweight 2,739 2,520 91.8 90.4-93.1 219 8.2 6.9- 9.6
Obese 2,289 2,098 90.6 88.9-92.1 191 9.4 7.9-11.1
Current Smoker
No 7,507 6,907 91.1 90.2-92.0 600 8.9 8.0- 9.8
Yes 1,915 1,738 90.8 89.1-92.2 177 9.2 7.8-10.9
Binge Drinker
No 9,042 8,298 91.1 90.2-91.8 744 8.9 8.2- 9.8
Yes 325 299 91.8 87.3-94.8 26 8.2 5.2-12.7
Heavy Drinker
No 9,149 8,401 91.1 90.3-91.9 748 8.9 8.1- 9.7
Yes 244 221 90.6 84.9-94.3 23 9.4 5.7-15.1
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 2,084 1,844 88.1 86.2-89.7 240 11.9 10.3-13.8
No 7,335 6,800 91.8 90.9-92.7 535 8.2 7.3- 9.1
Current Asthma
Yes 909 835 91.7 89.3-93.7 74 8.3 6.3-10.7
No 8,488 7,786 91.0 90.1-91.7 702 9.0 8.3- 9.9
Diabetes
Yes 969 865 88.6 85.9-90.9 104 11.4 9.1-14.1
Yes, During Pregnancy 137 120 85.0 75.1-91.4 17 15.0 8.6-24.9
No 8,221 7,575 91.4 90.6-92.2 646 8.6 7.8- 9.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 122 112 92.9 86.4-96.4 10 7.1 3.6-13.6

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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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