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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Veteran Staus--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces,
either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,828 2,387 14.0 13.2-14.8 13,441 86.0 85.2-86.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,900 2,250 15.7 14.9-16.6 11,650 84.3 83.4-85.1
No 1,902 134 6.2 4.5- 8.5 1,768 93.8 91.5-95.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 234 18 5.2 2.9- 9.1 216 94.8 90.9-97.1
Recommended Range 4,935 647 11.3 10.0-12.7 4,288 88.7 87.3-90.0
Overweight 5,584 1,056 17.4 16.1-18.8 4,528 82.6 81.2-83.9
Obese 4,375 641 14.8 13.3-16.5 3,734 85.2 83.5-86.7
Current Smoker
No 12,892 1,967 14.2 13.4-15.1 10,925 85.8 84.9-86.6
Yes 2,877 412 12.9 11.1-14.8 2,465 87.1 85.2-88.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,961 523 25.8 23.4-28.4 1,438 74.2 71.6-76.6
No 13,710 1,831 12.8 12.0-13.7 11,879 87.2 86.3-88.0
Binge Drinker
No 14,271 2,113 13.8 13.0-14.6 12,158 86.2 85.4-87.0
Yes 1,346 237 15.5 12.8-18.7 1,109 84.5 81.3-87.2
Heavy Drinker
No 14,950 2,239 13.9 13.2-14.7 12,711 86.1 85.3-86.8
Yes 568 90 13.0 9.8-17.0 478 87.0 83.0-90.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,313 130 9.8 7.8-12.2 1,183 90.2 87.8-92.2
No 14,443 2,242 14.3 13.5-15.2 12,201 85.7 84.8-86.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,966 375 18.6 16.5-20.9 1,591 81.4 79.1-83.5
No 13,854 2,010 13.5 12.7-14.4 11,844 86.5 85.6-87.3
Disability
Yes 5,886 1,009 17.4 15.9-18.9 4,877 82.6 81.1-84.1
No 9,491 1,314 12.6 11.7-13.6 8,177 87.4 86.4-88.3

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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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