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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have had a mammogram within the past 2 years and a clinical breast exam within a year (Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,580 4,653 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,927 38.5 37.1-40.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,879 4,401 64.8 63.3-66.3 2,478 35.2 33.7-36.7
No 693 248 36.1 31.2-41.2 445 63.9 58.8-68.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 136 63 42.6 33.0-52.9 73 57.4 47.1-67.0
Recommended Range 2,579 1,588 62.8 60.4-65.1 991 37.2 34.9-39.6
Overweight 2,359 1,489 61.8 59.2-64.4 870 38.2 35.6-40.8
Obese 2,091 1,265 60.0 57.1-62.8 826 40.0 37.2-42.9
Current Smoker
No 6,338 4,034 64.1 62.5-65.6 2,304 35.9 34.4-37.5
Yes 1,218 598 48.2 44.5-52.0 620 51.8 48.0-55.5
History of CVD**
Yes 929 506 54.0 49.6-58.2 423 46.0 41.8-50.4
No 6,566 4,106 62.5 61.0-64.0 2,460 37.5 36.0-39.0
Binge Drinker
No 7,193 4,401 61.5 60.0-62.9 2,792 38.5 37.1-40.0
Yes 330 223 63.3 55.7-70.3 107 36.7 29.7-44.3
Heavy Drinker
No 7,231 4,430 61.3 59.8-62.8 2,801 38.7 37.2-40.2
Yes 251 165 66.5 58.9-73.3 86 33.5 26.7-41.1
Current Asthma
Yes 773 441 54.2 49.3-59.0 332 45.8 41.0-50.7
No 6,771 4,191 62.3 60.8-63.8 2,580 37.7 36.2-39.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,075 632 57.6 53.4-61.8 443 42.4 38.2-46.6
No 6,504 4,021 62.1 60.5-63.6 2,483 37.9 36.4-39.5
Disability
Yes 3,184 1,783 55.5 53.2-57.8 1,401 44.5 42.2-46.8
No 4,262 2,799 65.7 63.8-67.5 1,463 34.3 32.5-36.2

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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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