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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 9,711 9,102 92.2 91.1-93.2 609 7.8 6.8- 8.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,569 8,085 93.2 92.0-94.3 484 6.8 5.7- 8.0
No 1,128 1,004 86.7 83.2-89.5 124 13.3 10.5-16.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 181 163 93.3 88.3-96.2 18 6.7 3.8-11.7
Recommended Range 3,344 3,135 93.0 91.3-94.5 209 7.0 5.5- 8.7
Overweight 2,902 2,746 93.1 91.1-94.7 156 6.9 5.3- 8.9
Obese 2,690 2,525 91.2 88.4-93.4 165 8.8 6.6-11.6
Current Smoker
No 8,044 7,543 92.6 91.4-93.5 501 7.4 6.5- 8.6
Yes 1,637 1,529 90.5 86.5-93.4 108 9.5 6.6-13.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,008 914 87.5 81.6-91.7 94 12.5 8.3-18.4
No 8,611 8,108 92.6 91.4-93.6 503 7.4 6.4- 8.6
Binge Drinker
No 9,104 8,516 92.2 91.1-93.2 588 7.8 6.8- 8.9
Yes 534 518 95.2 90.1-97.7 16 4.8 2.3- 9.9
Heavy Drinker
No 9,277 8,684 92.0 90.9-93.1 593 8.0 6.9- 9.1
Yes 315 304 96.2 91.7-98.3 11 3.8 1.7- 8.3
Current Asthma
Yes 969 896 89.1 84.0-92.7 73 10.9 7.3-16.0
No 8,698 8,165 92.5 91.4-93.6 533 7.5 6.4- 8.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,171 1,058 89.0 85.8-91.5 113 11.0 8.5-14.2
No 8,537 8,042 92.5 91.3-93.6 495 7.5 6.4- 8.7
Disability
Yes 3,671 3,388 91.2 89.0-93.0 283 8.8 7.0-11.0
No 5,843 5,544 92.9 91.5-94.1 299 7.1 5.9- 8.5

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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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