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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Health Insurance Coverage -Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,432 9,325 79.8 78.8-80.8 2,107 20.2 19.2-21.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,325 9,325 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
No 2,107 0 0.0 . - . 2,107 100 . - .
Body Mass Index
Underweight 146 120 77.3 65.5-85.9 26 22.7 14.1-34.5
Recommended Range 3,834 3,142 79.5 77.6-81.2 692 20.5 18.8-22.4
Overweight 3,902 3,246 82.7 81.0-84.2 656 17.3 15.8-19.0
Obese 2,941 2,372 79.7 77.7-81.5 569 20.3 18.5-22.3
Current Smoker
No 8,471 7,154 82.8 81.7-83.9 1,317 17.2 16.1-18.3
Yes 2,926 2,144 71.1 68.9-73.3 782 28.9 26.7-31.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,272 8,452 80.7 79.6-81.7 1,820 19.3 18.3-20.4
Yes 1,010 771 74.3 70.6-77.6 239 25.7 22.4-29.4
Heavy Drinker
No 10,924 8,938 80.2 79.1-81.2 1,986 19.8 18.8-20.9
Yes 402 311 72.3 66.0-77.8 91 27.7 22.2-34.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,910 1,398 70.5 67.7-73.2 512 29.5 26.8-32.3
No 9,492 7,900 81.6 80.5-82.6 1,592 18.4 17.4-19.5
Current Asthma
Yes 908 719 79.2 75.6-82.3 189 20.8 17.7-24.4
No 10,458 8,551 79.9 78.8-80.9 1,907 20.1 19.1-21.2
Diabetes
Yes 842 687 80.4 76.5-83.7 155 19.6 16.3-23.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 131 98 72.3 61.9-80.8 33 27.7 19.2-38.1
No 10,349 8,452 79.9 78.8-80.9 1,897 20.1 19.1-21.2
No, Bordeline Diabetes 108 87 83.2 73.7-89.7 21 16.8 10.3-26.3

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

^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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