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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Health Insurance Coverage - Less than age 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,318 8,525 77.9 76.5-79.2 1,793 22.1 20.8-23.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 147 118 77.3 65.2-86.1 29 22.7 13.9-34.8
Recommended Range 3,136 2,585 78.3 75.7-80.6 551 21.7 19.4-24.3
Overweight 3,477 2,917 80.2 78.1-82.3 560 19.8 17.7-21.9
Obese 3,092 2,571 78.4 75.4-81.0 521 21.6 19.0-24.6
Current Smoker
No 7,796 6,671 81.6 80.1-83.1 1,125 18.4 16.9-19.9
Yes 2,496 1,830 66.7 63.6-69.8 666 33.3 30.2-36.4
COPD
Yes 656 531 78.3 72.5-83.2 125 21.7 16.8-27.5
No 9,181 7,614 78.1 76.6-79.5 1,567 21.9 20.5-23.4
Binge Drinker
No 9,095 7,568 79.4 77.9-80.8 1,527 20.6 19.2-22.1
Yes 1,098 860 70.6 65.8-75.0 238 29.4 25.0-34.2
Heavy Drinker
No 9,719 8,045 78.4 77.0-79.8 1,674 21.6 20.2-23.0
Yes 424 342 75.3 67.7-81.5 82 24.7 18.5-32.3
Current Asthma
Yes 847 701 79.0 73.9-83.4 146 21.0 16.6-26.1
No 9,427 7,788 77.8 76.3-79.2 1,639 22.2 20.8-23.7
Diabetes
Yes 973 841 86.9 83.8-89.5 132 13.1 10.5-16.2
No 9,184 7,556 77.2 75.7-78.7 1,628 22.8 21.3-24.3
Disability
Yes 3,136 2,532 75.6 72.8-78.3 604 24.4 21.7-27.2
No 6,734 5,645 79.1 77.4-80.7 1,089 20.9 19.3-22.6
Hypertension
Yes 3,030 2,580 83.5 81.3-85.6 450 16.5 14.4-18.7
No 7,274 5,934 76.2 74.5-77.9 1,340 23.8 22.1-25.5

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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.

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