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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,777 4,264 21.3 20.4-22.2 11,513 78.7 77.8-79.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,855 3,787 22.0 21.0-22.9 10,068 78.0 77.1-79.0
No 1,899 476 18.4 16.1-20.8 1,423 81.6 79.2-83.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 234 86 27.6 20.0-36.8 148 72.4 63.2-80.0
Recommended Range 4,925 1,080 16.8 15.4-18.3 3,845 83.2 81.7-84.6
Overweight 5,562 1,379 19.2 17.9-20.5 4,183 80.8 79.5-82.1
Obese 4,367 1,543 29.1 27.1-31.1 2,824 70.9 68.9-72.9
Current Smoker
No 12,850 3,267 19.5 18.6-20.5 9,583 80.5 79.5-81.4
Yes 2,870 982 28.0 25.7-30.5 1,888 72.0 69.5-74.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,952 1,023 51.7 48.6-54.9 929 48.3 45.1-51.4
No 13,672 3,165 18.3 17.4-19.2 10,507 81.7 80.8-82.6
Binge Drinker
No 14,228 3,996 22.6 21.6-23.6 10,232 77.4 76.4-78.4
Yes 1,343 228 13.0 10.9-15.4 1,115 87.0 84.6-89.1
Heavy Drinker
No 14,906 4,086 21.6 20.7-22.5 10,820 78.4 77.5-79.3
Yes 566 116 16.5 12.6-21.2 450 83.5 78.8-87.4
Current Asthma
Yes 1,311 679 44.7 40.5-48.9 632 55.3 51.1-59.5
No 14,397 3,552 19.3 18.4-20.2 10,845 80.7 79.8-81.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,958 884 42.7 39.6-45.8 1,074 57.3 54.2-60.4
No 13,814 3,379 19.1 18.2-20.0 10,435 80.9 80.0-81.8

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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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