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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health--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 9,757 7,872 66.5 64.9-68.1 1,885 33.5 31.9-35.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,610 7,177 70.3 68.6-72.0 1,433 29.7 28.0-31.4
No 1,133 686 46.5 42.2-50.8 447 53.5 49.2-57.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 182 131 49.0 37.5-60.6 51 51.0 39.4-62.5
Recommended Range 3,361 2,695 64.3 61.4-67.1 666 35.7 32.9-38.6
Overweight 2,918 2,410 69.4 66.5-72.2 508 30.6 27.8-33.5
Obese 2,696 2,175 68.5 65.4-71.5 521 31.5 28.5-34.6
Current Smoker
No 8,083 6,622 68.2 66.4-70.0 1,461 31.8 30.0-33.6
Yes 1,643 1,222 58.8 54.8-62.6 421 41.2 37.4-45.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,016 945 88.7 82.5-92.8 71 11.3 7.2-17.5
No 8,647 6,842 64.5 62.8-66.2 1,805 35.5 33.8-37.2
Binge Drinker
No 9,150 7,461 68.2 66.6-69.9 1,689 31.8 30.1-33.4
Yes 535 350 44.4 38.0-50.9 185 55.6 49.1-62.0
Heavy Drinker
No 9,320 7,519 66.6 64.9-68.2 1,801 33.4 31.8-35.1
Yes 316 252 62.2 51.0-72.3 64 37.8 27.7-49.0
Current Asthma
Yes 976 803 69.7 64.2-74.6 173 30.3 25.4-35.8
No 8,735 7,029 66.2 64.4-67.8 1,706 33.8 32.2-35.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,181 1,080 86.3 82.5-89.4 101 13.7 10.6-17.5
No 8,573 6,789 64.4 62.7-66.1 1,784 35.6 33.9-37.3
Disability
Yes 3,698 3,239 77.8 75.0-80.3 459 22.2 19.7-25.0
No 5,855 4,485 61.6 59.5-63.6 1,370 38.4 36.4-40.5

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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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