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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--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 15,827 1,967 9.3 8.8- 9.9 13,860 90.7 90.1-91.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,901 1,783 9.9 9.3-10.6 12,118 90.1 89.4-90.7
No 1,902 182 6.7 5.4- 8.2 1,720 93.3 91.8-94.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 234 9 2.0 0.9- 4.3 225 98.0 95.7-99.1
Recommended Range 4,937 291 4.1 3.5- 4.8 4,646 95.9 95.2-96.5
Overweight 5,585 620 8.6 7.7- 9.5 4,965 91.4 90.5-92.3
Obese 4,376 945 16.2 14.8-17.8 3,431 83.8 82.2-85.2
Current Smoker
No 12,893 1,652 9.9 9.3-10.6 11,241 90.1 89.4-90.7
Yes 2,877 301 7.1 6.0- 8.3 2,576 92.9 91.7-94.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,961 566 27.4 24.7-30.2 1,395 72.6 69.8-75.3
No 13,711 1,367 7.6 7.0- 8.1 12,344 92.4 91.9-93.0
Binge Drinker
No 14,272 1,900 10.4 9.8-11.1 12,372 89.6 88.9-90.2
Yes 1,347 51 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,296 97.6 96.7-98.3
Heavy Drinker
No 14,952 1,916 9.7 9.1-10.3 13,036 90.3 89.7-90.9
Yes 568 28 3.0 1.9- 4.7 540 97.0 95.3-98.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,314 251 15.5 13.0-18.4 1,063 84.5 81.6-87.0
No 14,443 1,703 8.8 8.2- 9.4 12,740 91.2 90.6-91.8
Disability
Yes 5,888 1,196 17.6 16.3-18.9 4,692 82.4 81.1-83.7
No 9,492 733 5.6 5.1- 6.2 8,759 94.4 93.8-94.9

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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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