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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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Respond.^
Past month Past year Past 2 years 2+ years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,926 299 14.9 12.8-17.3 1,082 54.7 51.5-57.9 254 13.6 11.5-15.9 239 13.9 11.6-16.5 52 2.9 2.0- 4.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,745 286 16.2 13.9-18.8 1,010 57.4 54.1-60.7 225 13.4 11.2-15.9 187 10.8 8.9-13.1 37 2.2 1.5- 3.2
No 179 12 5.8 2.9-11.3 71 36.2 27.4-46.0 29 15.1 9.4-23.1 52 34.8 25.0-46.1 15 8.2 4.0-16.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 8 0 0.0 . - . 5 56.8 21.4-86.4 2 18.9 3.9-57.3 1 24.3 3.7-72.6 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 281 51 19.6 12.8-28.7 165 58.1 49.6-66.2 34 11.5 7.5-17.2 24 8.8 5.1-14.7 7 2.0 0.8- 5.3
Overweight 610 107 16.4 12.8-20.8 336 53.4 47.8-58.9 80 13.7 10.3-18.0 73 13.4 9.5-18.6 14 3.1 1.4- 6.4
Obese 931 133 13.1 10.6-16.1 524 56.1 51.5-60.7 120 12.3 9.5-15.9 127 15.6 12.3-19.7 27 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Current Smoker
No 1,615 268 15.4 13.1-18.0 924 55.2 51.7-58.7 201 13.3 11.0-16.0 182 13.1 10.6-16.1 40 2.9 1.9- 4.4
Yes 297 28 12.2 7.7-18.8 148 51.5 43.6-59.3 52 15.0 10.5-21.0 57 18.2 13.2-24.6 12 3.1 1.5- 6.3
History of CVD**
Yes 555 108 17.4 13.7-21.9 306 55.0 49.2-60.7 77 16.2 12.2-21.2 59 10.7 7.5-15.2 5 0.7 0.2- 1.8
No 1,338 188 14.3 11.8-17.2 758 54.2 50.3-58.0 172 12.8 10.5-15.7 173 14.9 12.1-18.2 47 3.8 2.6- 5.5
Binge Drinker
No 1,860 290 14.8 12.7-17.2 1,053 55.1 51.8-58.3 236 13.2 11.1-15.7 231 13.9 11.6-16.6 50 2.9 2.0- 4.3
Yes 51 5 12.6 4.9-28.9 21 47.1 30.6-64.2 15 19.0 10.3-32.3 8 17.4 7.7-34.6 2 4.0 0.9-16.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,877 287 14.6 12.5-17.0 1,059 55.1 51.9-58.4 246 13.5 11.4-15.9 233 13.8 11.5-16.4 52 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Yes 27 7 20.1 8.5-40.7 11 37.7 19.6-60.1 6 20.4 7.9-43.4 3 21.7 6.9-50.8 0 0.0 . - .
Current Asthma
Yes 245 34 11.8 7.3-18.5 132 52.6 43.3-61.8 35 15.0 9.8-22.2 37 15.0 9.1-23.7 7 5.6 2.0-14.5
No 1,669 262 15.3 13.0-17.8 943 55.0 51.6-58.4 217 13.3 11.1-15.9 202 13.8 11.4-16.7 45 2.6 1.8- 3.7
Disability
Yes 1,169 192 15.3 12.8-18.3 644 54.7 50.6-58.8 167 15.3 12.4-18.7 137 12.1 9.4-15.4 29 2.5 1.4- 4.4
No 724 102 14.2 10.7-18.5 417 54.2 48.9-59.3 85 11.4 8.7-14.9 98 16.8 12.9-21.6 22 3.5 2.1- 5.7

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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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