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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 6,513 5,031 77.9 76.7-79.2 1,482 22.1 20.8-23.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,775 4,637 80.9 79.6-82.2 1,138 19.1 17.8-20.4
No 731 390 55.3 50.7-59.8 341 44.7 40.2-49.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 143 97 68.0 57.7-76.8 46 32.0 23.2-42.3
Recommended Range 2,303 1,779 78.9 76.8-80.9 524 21.1 19.1-23.2
Overweight 2,023 1,573 78.2 75.8-80.4 450 21.8 19.6-24.2
Obese 1,612 1,247 76.8 74.1-79.3 365 23.2 20.7-25.9
Current Smoker
No 5,238 4,191 80.4 79.0-81.7 1,047 19.6 18.3-21.0
Yes 1,251 821 67.9 64.6-71.0 430 32.1 29.0-35.4
Heavy Drinker
No 6,313 4,889 78.2 76.9-79.5 1,424 21.8 20.5-23.1
Yes 166 117 68.8 59.3-77.0 49 31.2 23.0-40.7
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,784 1,306 72.9 70.3-75.4 478 27.1 24.6-29.7
No 4,701 3,702 79.6 78.2-81.1 999 20.4 18.9-21.8
Current Asthma
Yes 657 498 77.8 73.7-81.4 159 22.2 18.6-26.3
No 5,814 4,500 78.0 76.6-79.3 1,314 22.0 20.7-23.4
Diabetes
Yes 873 684 78.1 74.5-81.4 189 21.9 18.6-25.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 49 38 79.6 64.3-89.4 11 20.4 10.6-35.7
No 5,492 4,236 78.0 76.6-79.3 1,256 22.0 20.7-23.4
No, Bordeline Diabetes 97 72 72.9 60.8-82.4 25 27.1 17.6-39.2

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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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