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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, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,811 11,627 68.9 67.6-70.1 1,803 9.1 8.6- 9.7 2,381 22.0 20.8-23.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,885 10,667 74.7 73.5-75.8 1,722 10.6 9.9-11.2 1,496 14.7 13.7-15.8
No 1,900 946 41.9 38.3-45.5 77 2.5 1.9- 3.3 877 55.6 52.0-59.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 234 151 61.6 51.1-71.0 34 9.8 6.4-14.8 49 28.6 19.8-39.4
Recommended Range 4,930 3,605 67.0 64.7-69.2 535 8.8 7.9- 9.9 790 24.2 22.0-26.5
Overweight 5,579 4,122 71.2 69.4-73.0 640 9.2 8.3-10.2 817 19.6 18.0-21.4
Obese 4,370 3,281 69.6 67.0-72.1 514 9.5 8.5-10.7 575 20.9 18.4-23.6
Current Smoker
No 12,879 9,659 70.8 69.4-72.1 1,514 9.7 9.1-10.4 1,706 19.5 18.2-20.8
Yes 2,873 1,918 61.4 58.5-64.3 282 7.1 6.1- 8.3 673 31.5 28.6-34.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,959 1,473 72.9 69.6-75.9 351 17.6 15.5-20.1 135 9.5 7.1-12.6
No 13,697 10,052 68.6 67.3-69.9 1,425 8.3 7.8- 8.9 2,220 23.1 21.8-24.4
Binge Drinker
No 14,257 10,634 70.3 69.0-71.5 1,665 9.7 9.1-10.3 1,958 20.0 18.9-21.3
Yes 1,345 859 59.9 55.5-64.2 120 6.1 4.7- 7.9 366 34.0 29.7-38.5
Heavy Drinker
No 14,937 11,043 69.1 67.9-70.4 1,716 9.3 8.7- 9.9 2,178 21.6 20.3-22.8
Yes 567 382 66.5 60.0-72.4 56 6.7 4.7- 9.5 129 26.8 21.2-33.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,313 998 72.3 68.1-76.2 194 12.1 9.9-14.7 121 15.6 12.1-19.8
No 14,427 10,581 68.6 67.3-69.8 1,594 8.8 8.3- 9.4 2,252 22.6 21.4-23.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,964 1,551 80.0 77.4-82.4 311 14.5 12.5-16.7 102 5.5 4.1- 7.4
No 13,840 10,073 67.7 66.4-69.0 1,490 8.6 8.0- 9.2 2,277 23.7 22.4-25.0
Disability
Yes 5,880 4,339 69.7 67.6-71.6 924 13.6 12.5-14.8 617 16.7 14.9-18.8
No 9,483 6,985 68.5 67.0-70.1 836 7.1 6.5- 7.8 1,662 24.4 22.9-26.0

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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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