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2008 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 10,890 9,067 79.0 77.7-80.4 1,823 21.0 19.6-22.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 131 100 72.7 59.1-83.1 31 27.3 16.9-40.9
Recommended Range 3,211 2,703 79.7 77.1-82.1 508 20.3 17.9-22.9
Overweight 3,752 3,195 82.4 80.5-84.3 557 17.6 15.7-19.5
Obese 3,326 2,716 77.1 74.2-79.7 610 22.9 20.3-25.8
Current Smoker
No 8,467 7,271 81.9 80.4-83.4 1,196 18.1 16.6-19.6
Yes 2,395 1,775 69.8 66.7-72.7 620 30.2 27.3-33.3
History of CVD**
Yes 783 650 82.8 78.7-86.1 133 17.2 13.9-21.3
No 10,047 8,376 79.0 77.5-80.3 1,671 21.0 19.7-22.5
Binge Drinker
No 9,485 7,918 79.8 78.4-81.1 1,567 20.2 18.9-21.6
Yes 1,261 1,042 76.5 71.7-80.8 219 23.5 19.2-28.3
Heavy Drinker
No 10,226 8,538 79.5 78.1-80.9 1,688 20.5 19.1-21.9
Yes 464 381 76.9 69.3-83.0 83 23.1 17.0-30.7
Current Asthma
Yes 901 742 79.3 74.8-83.2 159 20.7 16.8-25.2
No 9,947 8,288 79.0 77.5-80.4 1,659 21.0 19.6-22.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,000 833 81.1 77.2-84.5 167 18.9 15.5-22.8
No 9,889 8,233 78.9 77.4-80.3 1,656 21.1 19.7-22.6
Disability
Yes 3,443 2,793 77.3 74.8-79.5 650 22.7 20.5-25.2
No 7,127 6,027 79.7 78.0-81.4 1,100 20.3 18.6-22.0

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

**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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