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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--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 15,808 13,905 82.2 81.0-83.3 1,903 17.8 16.7-19.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 233 201 77.9 66.6-86.2 32 22.1 13.8-33.4
Recommended Range 4,930 4,404 83.2 81.0-85.2 526 16.8 14.8-19.0
Overweight 5,582 4,997 85.3 83.6-86.8 585 14.7 13.2-16.4
Obese 4,369 3,735 79.6 77.1-82.0 634 20.4 18.0-22.9
Current Smoker
No 12,876 11,613 85.0 83.7-86.2 1,263 15.0 13.8-16.3
Yes 2,874 2,242 71.9 69.0-74.6 632 28.1 25.4-31.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,960 1,820 90.8 88.7-92.6 140 9.2 7.4-11.3
No 13,694 11,951 81.5 80.2-82.7 1,743 18.5 17.3-19.8
Binge Drinker
No 14,255 12,613 83.2 82.1-84.3 1,642 16.8 15.7-17.9
Yes 1,345 1,124 77.1 72.3-81.2 221 22.9 18.8-27.7
Heavy Drinker
No 14,935 13,172 82.6 81.4-83.8 1,763 17.4 16.2-18.6
Yes 568 483 79.1 72.1-84.6 85 20.9 15.4-27.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,314 1,143 81.6 77.8-84.9 171 18.4 15.1-22.2
No 14,424 12,697 82.2 81.0-83.4 1,727 17.8 16.6-19.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,965 1,783 87.3 84.7-89.5 182 12.7 10.5-15.3
No 13,838 12,118 81.7 80.4-82.9 1,720 18.3 17.1-19.6
Disability
Yes 5,881 5,201 82.9 81.0-84.6 680 17.1 15.4-19.0
No 9,479 8,334 81.9 80.4-83.4 1,145 18.1 16.6-19.6

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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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