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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,402 729 4.6 4.1- 5.1 910 5.4 4.9- 5.9 973 5.5 5.1- 6.0 10,790 84.5 83.7-85.3
No 1,812 96 4.4 3.3- 5.9 138 5.8 4.6- 7.3 120 4.4 3.3- 5.9 1,458 85.4 83.0-87.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 225 20 8.2 3.8-16.9 19 10.3 4.8-20.9 37 10.6 6.9-15.9 149 70.9 60.6-79.5
Recommended Range 4,741 214 3.7 3.0- 4.5 233 4.0 3.4- 4.8 257 3.6 3.0- 4.4 4,037 88.7 87.4-89.9
Overweight 5,422 270 4.3 3.7- 5.2 341 5.0 4.3- 5.9 335 4.6 4.0- 5.3 4,476 86.0 84.7-87.2
Obese 4,219 284 5.7 4.8- 6.8 414 7.3 6.3- 8.5 420 7.8 6.7- 9.0 3,101 79.1 77.3-80.9
Current Smoker
No 12,415 654 4.3 3.9- 4.9 763 4.5 4.1- 4.9 768 4.4 4.0- 4.9 10,230 86.8 86.0-87.5
Yes 2,770 168 5.4 4.3- 6.7 286 9.3 7.7-11.1 321 8.8 7.4-10.4 1,995 76.5 74.1-78.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,876 194 9.6 8.0-11.6 291 15.8 13.2-18.9 366 19.2 16.9-21.7 1,025 55.3 52.0-58.5
No 13,213 612 4.1 3.6- 4.6 747 4.5 4.0- 4.9 696 3.9 3.5- 4.4 11,158 87.6 86.8-88.3
Binge Drinker
No 13,786 766 4.7 4.3- 5.3 978 5.7 5.2- 6.2 1,035 5.7 5.2- 6.2 11,007 83.8 83.0-84.7
Yes 1,312 52 3.3 2.3- 4.9 65 3.9 2.8- 5.5 47 2.6 1.7- 3.9 1,148 90.1 87.8-92.0
Heavy Drinker
No 14,453 792 4.6 4.2- 5.1 1,011 5.5 5.0- 6.0 1,058 5.4 4.9- 5.9 11,592 84.5 83.7-85.3
Yes 547 21 3.1 1.4- 6.6 25 4.6 2.3- 8.7 19 3.4 1.7- 6.4 482 89.0 83.9-92.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,255 81 5.5 4.0- 7.5 167 11.8 9.0-15.3 259 16.8 14.2-19.7 748 65.9 61.8-69.8
No 13,916 740 4.5 4.0- 5.0 873 4.9 4.4- 5.4 824 4.3 3.9- 4.8 11,479 86.3 85.5-87.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,880 180 9.5 7.8-11.5 258 12.9 11.1-15.1 304 14.7 12.6-17.2 1,138 62.9 59.8-65.9
No 13,354 645 4.1 3.6- 4.6 792 4.7 4.2- 5.2 789 4.4 3.9- 4.8 11,128 86.9 86.1-87.7

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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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