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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--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 6,488 4,001 62.5 61.0-64.0 2,487 37.5 36.0-39.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,749 3,724 65.8 64.3-67.3 2,025 34.2 32.7-35.7
No 732 274 38.0 33.6-42.6 458 62.0 57.4-66.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 144 74 47.9 37.9-58.1 70 52.1 41.9-62.1
Recommended Range 2,299 1,441 63.8 61.3-66.2 858 36.2 33.8-38.7
Overweight 2,008 1,252 63.6 60.9-66.2 756 36.4 33.8-39.1
Obese 1,605 978 60.3 57.3-63.2 627 39.7 36.8-42.7
Current Smoker
No 5,211 3,358 65.4 63.8-67.0 1,853 34.6 33.0-36.2
Yes 1,253 626 50.6 47.1-54.1 627 49.4 45.9-52.9
Binge Drinker
No 6,293 3,892 62.7 61.2-64.2 2,401 37.3 35.8-38.8
Yes 138 74 55.1 45.0-64.8 64 44.9 35.2-55.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,773 951 53.5 50.6-56.4 822 46.5 43.6-49.4
No 4,687 3,032 65.7 63.9-67.4 1,655 34.3 32.6-36.1
Current Asthma
Yes 652 389 62.7 58.1-67.2 263 37.3 32.8-41.9
No 5,794 3,591 62.6 61.0-64.1 2,203 37.4 35.9-39.0
Diabetes
Yes 865 521 60.6 56.5-64.6 344 39.4 35.4-43.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 49 28 59.3 43.1-73.7 21 40.7 26.3-56.9
No 5,475 3,396 62.9 61.3-64.5 2,079 37.1 35.5-38.7
No, Bordeline Diabetes 97 56 58.2 45.9-69.5 41 41.8 30.5-54.1

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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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