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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization--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 15,708 7,559 40.4 39.2-41.5 8,149 59.6 58.5-60.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,802 7,132 44.4 43.2-45.6 6,670 55.6 54.4-56.8
No 1,880 413 21.7 18.7-25.1 1,467 78.3 74.9-81.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 231 101 30.5 22.3-40.1 130 69.5 59.9-77.7
Recommended Range 4,889 2,334 38.6 36.5-40.8 2,555 61.4 59.2-63.5
Overweight 5,546 2,760 43.2 41.3-45.1 2,786 56.8 54.9-58.7
Obese 4,354 2,052 39.9 37.7-42.2 2,302 60.1 57.8-62.3
Current Smoker
No 12,798 6,562 43.5 42.2-44.8 6,236 56.5 55.2-57.8
Yes 2,852 967 28.0 25.5-30.5 1,885 72.0 69.5-74.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,950 1,304 63.9 60.5-67.0 646 36.1 33.0-39.5
No 13,602 6,170 38.1 36.9-39.4 7,432 61.9 60.6-63.1
Binge Drinker
No 14,216 7,083 42.4 41.2-43.6 7,133 57.6 56.4-58.8
Yes 1,335 415 27.2 23.6-31.0 920 72.8 69.0-76.4
Heavy Drinker
No 14,883 7,260 40.9 39.7-42.1 7,623 59.1 57.9-60.3
Yes 564 192 27.8 22.2-34.2 372 72.2 65.8-77.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,302 746 50.0 45.7-54.2 556 50.0 45.8-54.3
No 14,334 6,768 39.5 38.3-40.8 7,566 60.5 59.2-61.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,952 1,298 63.6 60.4-66.6 654 36.4 33.4-39.6
No 13,748 6,255 38.0 36.7-39.2 7,493 62.0 60.8-63.3
Disability
Yes 5,850 3,253 47.7 45.8-49.7 2,597 52.3 50.3-54.2
No 9,467 4,157 37.6 36.1-39.1 5,310 62.4 60.9-63.9

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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