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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 1,941 364 17.2 15.1-19.6 1,577 82.8 80.4-84.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,760 336 17.9 15.5-20.4 1,424 82.1 79.6-84.5
No 179 28 13.0 8.1-20.4 151 87.0 79.6-91.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Recommended Range 287 49 19.9 13.9-27.7 238 80.1 72.3-86.1
Overweight 612 120 17.0 13.6-21.0 492 83.0 79.0-86.4
Obese 935 180 17.3 14.1-20.9 755 82.7 79.1-85.9
Current Smoker
No 1,631 314 17.7 15.3-20.4 1,317 82.3 79.6-84.7
Yes 297 49 15.1 10.6-21.1 248 84.9 78.9-89.4
History of CVD**
Yes 559 150 27.7 22.5-33.4 409 72.3 66.6-77.5
No 1,349 202 13.6 11.4-16.1 1,147 86.4 83.9-88.6
Binge Drinker
No 1,874 353 17.4 15.2-19.9 1,521 82.6 80.1-84.8
Yes 51 10 15.3 7.6-28.6 41 84.7 71.4-92.4
Heavy Drinker
No 1,890 354 17.1 14.9-19.5 1,536 82.9 80.5-85.1
Yes 28 6 22.0 8.6-45.7 22 78.0 54.3-91.4
Current Asthma
Yes 246 51 18.1 12.3-25.8 195 81.9 74.2-87.7
No 1,682 310 17.0 14.7-19.5 1,372 83.0 80.5-85.3
Disability
Yes 1,174 252 19.7 16.8-22.9 922 80.3 77.1-83.2
No 730 111 14.8 11.5-18.8 619 85.2 81.2-88.5

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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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