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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,384 5,889 31.7 30.6-32.8 9,495 68.3 67.2-69.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,535 5,201 31.9 30.8-33.0 8,334 68.1 67.0-69.2
No 1,825 680 30.5 27.3-33.8 1,145 69.5 66.2-72.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 230 122 48.3 38.3-58.5 108 51.7 41.5-61.7
Recommended Range 4,779 1,564 27.0 25.1-29.0 3,215 73.0 71.0-74.9
Overweight 5,444 1,943 28.5 27.0-30.2 3,501 71.5 69.8-73.0
Obese 4,280 2,003 39.5 37.2-41.8 2,277 60.5 58.2-62.8
Current Smoker
No 12,539 4,593 29.2 28.1-30.3 7,946 70.8 69.7-71.9
Yes 2,791 1,274 41.2 38.4-44.1 1,517 58.8 55.9-61.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,924 1,333 67.7 64.6-70.6 591 32.3 29.4-35.4
No 13,310 4,456 28.0 26.9-29.2 8,854 72.0 70.8-73.1
Binge Drinker
No 13,927 5,485 32.8 31.6-33.9 8,442 67.2 66.1-68.4
Yes 1,308 339 23.2 19.9-26.9 969 76.8 73.1-80.1
Heavy Drinker
No 14,588 5,629 31.9 30.7-33.0 8,959 68.1 67.0-69.3
Yes 548 165 25.9 20.8-31.8 383 74.1 68.2-79.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,288 829 56.6 52.2-60.9 459 43.4 39.1-47.8
No 14,027 5,016 29.5 28.4-30.6 9,011 70.5 69.4-71.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,929 1,196 59.3 56.1-62.4 733 40.7 37.6-43.9
No 13,451 4,692 28.8 27.7-30.0 8,759 71.2 70.0-72.3

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*Data for this table were derived from 2 CDC Core questions and 2 North Carolina questions
in the State-Added Section.

**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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