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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 14,879 3,023 18.1 17.3-18.8 11,856 81.9 81.2-82.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 12,661 2,614 18.4 17.6-19.3 10,047 81.6 80.7-82.4
No 2,197 405 16.3 14.4-18.3 1,792 83.7 81.7-85.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 241 55 17.0 12.4-22.8 186 83.0 77.2-87.6
Recommended Range 5,058 841 14.9 13.7-16.1 4,217 85.1 83.9-86.3
Overweight 5,128 950 16.6 15.4-17.9 4,178 83.4 82.1-84.6
Obese 3,658 1,012 25.2 23.5-27.0 2,646 74.8 73.0-76.5
Current Smoker
No 11,543 2,223 17.1 16.3-17.9 9,320 82.9 82.1-83.7
Yes 3,290 790 21.5 19.8-23.2 2,500 78.5 76.8-80.2
Binge Drinker
No 13,631 2,875 18.9 18.1-19.7 10,756 81.1 80.3-81.9
Yes 1,053 123 10.0 8.1-12.3 930 90.0 87.7-91.9
Heavy Drinker
No 14,282 2,924 18.2 17.5-19.0 11,358 81.8 81.0-82.5
Yes 466 79 13.9 10.8-17.8 387 86.1 82.2-89.2
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 3,162 1,725 51.4 49.1-53.7 1,437 48.6 46.3-50.9
No 11,666 1,280 10.0 9.4-10.7 10,386 90.0 89.3-90.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,183 514 39.3 35.8-42.8 669 60.7 57.2-64.2
No 13,613 2,479 16.2 15.5-17.0 11,134 83.8 83.0-84.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,545 640 38.5 35.5-41.6 905 61.5 58.4-64.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 137 19 13.0 7.8-21.0 118 87.0 79.0-92.2
No 13,015 2,286 15.6 14.9-16.4 10,729 84.4 83.6-85.1
No, Bordeline Diabetes 176 77 42.7 33.6-52.2 99 57.3 47.8-66.4

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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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