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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Immunization--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 13,051 6,406 40.9 39.4-42.4 6,645 59.1 57.6-60.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,413 6,090 46.8 45.2-48.4 5,323 53.2 51.6-54.8
No 1,611 302 13.8 11.4-16.7 1,309 86.2 83.3-88.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 213 94 39.9 27.1-54.4 119 60.1 45.6-72.9
Recommended Range 4,127 2,083 40.4 37.8-43.1 2,044 59.6 56.9-62.2
Overweight 4,483 2,227 42.0 39.6-44.4 2,256 58.0 55.6-60.4
Obese 3,621 1,719 40.7 37.8-43.6 1,902 59.3 56.4-62.2
Current Smoker
No 10,638 5,599 44.9 43.2-46.6 5,039 55.1 53.4-56.8
Yes 2,356 775 25.0 22.4-27.8 1,581 75.0 72.2-77.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,570 1,026 57.5 51.8-63.1 544 42.5 36.9-48.2
No 11,349 5,307 39.3 37.8-40.8 6,042 60.7 59.2-62.2
Binge Drinker
No 11,823 5,990 43.3 41.8-44.9 5,833 56.7 55.1-58.2
Yes 1,088 362 25.9 22.2-29.9 726 74.1 70.1-77.8
Heavy Drinker
No 12,353 6,116 41.6 40.1-43.1 6,237 58.4 56.9-59.9
Yes 470 188 27.3 21.7-33.7 282 72.7 66.3-78.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,497 633 36.7 32.5-41.1 864 63.3 58.9-67.5
No 11,270 5,623 41.7 40.1-43.3 5,647 58.3 56.7-59.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,085 608 52.2 47.0-57.4 477 47.8 42.6-53.0
No 11,907 5,759 39.9 38.4-41.5 6,148 60.1 58.5-61.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,698 1,117 62.9 58.4-67.1 581 37.1 32.9-41.6
No 11,336 5,281 38.6 37.1-40.2 6,055 61.4 59.8-62.9
Disability
Yes 4,561 2,533 46.6 44.0-49.3 2,028 53.4 50.7-56.0
No 7,837 3,603 39.1 37.3-40.9 4,234 60.9 59.1-62.7

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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