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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
<20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,049 137 6.6 5.0- 8.7 334 14.0 12.0-16.3 1,043 35.0 32.5-37.7 1,535 44.3 41.6-47.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,656 110 6.0 4.6- 7.8 264 12.1 10.3-14.3 883 34.8 32.1-37.6 1,399 47.1 44.2-50.0
No 392 26 9.7 4.5-19.8 70 23.3 16.5-31.8 160 36.3 29.3-44.0 136 30.7 24.5-37.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 34 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.4 3.1-42.8 15 46.0 28.0-65.1 17 40.5 24.2-59.3
Recommended Range 920 38 7.6 4.2-13.5 80 12.7 9.3-17.2 295 32.5 28.3-37.1 507 47.1 42.2-52.0
Overweight 1,081 50 6.4 4.1- 9.7 139 16.8 13.5-20.7 340 29.9 26.3-33.9 552 46.9 42.6-51.2
Obese 921 44 6.2 4.2- 9.0 104 12.3 8.9-16.8 358 42.3 37.1-47.7 415 39.2 34.2-44.4
Current Smoker
No 2,355 106 6.5 5.0- 8.5 233 12.9 10.6-15.6 756 33.6 30.8-36.5 1,260 47.0 44.0-49.9
Yes 688 31 7.0 3.5-13.6 101 17.2 13.3-22.1 284 38.9 33.2-44.9 272 36.9 31.2-43.0
History of CVD**
Yes 384 12 4.0 1.9- 8.5 36 8.7 5.8-12.8 129 32.6 26.9-38.9 207 54.6 48.0-61.1
No 2,637 124 7.0 5.2- 9.2 294 14.6 12.4-17.1 901 35.2 32.4-38.1 1,318 43.3 40.4-46.2
Binge Drinker
No 2,759 116 6.1 4.8- 7.8 290 13.6 11.5-16.0 929 34.4 31.8-37.1 1,424 45.9 43.1-48.6
Yes 257 20 10.8 4.3-24.6 40 17.9 12.1-25.8 101 41.2 32.3-50.7 96 30.1 22.9-38.5
Heavy Drinker
No 2,880 132 6.9 5.3- 9.1 319 14.2 12.1-16.5 977 34.3 31.7-37.0 1,452 44.6 41.8-47.4
Yes 127 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1 10 9.3 4.1-19.5 50 47.7 34.5-61.3 63 40.9 29.3-53.6
Current Asthma
Yes 277 17 7.3 4.3-12.4 28 7.8 4.9-12.1 120 44.6 36.1-53.5 112 40.3 32.4-48.7
No 2,761 120 6.6 4.9- 8.9 305 14.7 12.5-17.2 922 34.3 31.6-37.0 1,414 44.4 41.6-47.3
Diabetes
Yes 403 11 3.6 1.8- 7.4 42 8.8 6.2-12.3 147 35.8 29.9-42.3 203 51.7 45.2-58.3
No 2,645 125 7.0 5.2- 9.3 292 14.7 12.5-17.2 896 35.0 32.2-37.8 1,332 43.4 40.5-46.3
Disability
Yes 1,197 42 5.9 3.2-10.7 152 13.2 10.7-16.1 432 34.8 31.0-38.7 571 46.2 41.8-50.6
No 1,830 95 7.1 5.4- 9.4 180 14.6 11.8-17.9 602 35.1 31.7-38.6 953 43.2 39.8-46.6

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*Asked only of care givers.

**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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