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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma--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 13,252 1,706 12.9 11.9-14.0 11,546 87.1 86.0-88.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,580 1,469 12.3 11.3-13.4 10,111 87.7 86.6-88.7
No 1,644 233 15.3 12.2-19.1 1,411 84.7 80.9-87.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 214 27 13.9 6.7-26.4 187 86.1 73.6-93.3
Recommended Range 4,195 433 11.1 9.3-13.2 3,762 88.9 86.8-90.7
Overweight 4,546 537 11.4 10.0-13.0 4,009 88.6 87.0-90.0
Obese 3,671 617 16.2 14.1-18.6 3,054 83.8 81.4-85.9
Current Smoker
No 10,810 1,328 12.4 11.3-13.6 9,482 87.6 86.4-88.7
Yes 2,384 369 15.0 12.7-17.6 2,015 85.0 82.4-87.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,585 281 17.1 14.0-20.8 1,304 82.9 79.2-86.0
No 11,535 1,400 12.5 11.4-13.7 10,135 87.5 86.3-88.6
Binge Drinker
No 11,889 1,572 13.0 12.0-14.1 10,317 87.0 85.9-88.0
Yes 1,094 108 11.3 8.6-14.7 986 88.7 85.3-91.4
Heavy Drinker
No 12,425 1,620 12.8 11.8-13.9 10,805 87.2 86.1-88.2
Yes 471 43 11.7 7.3-18.2 428 88.3 81.8-92.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,516 286 19.5 16.2-23.1 1,230 80.5 76.9-83.8
No 11,439 1,374 11.7 10.7-12.8 10,065 88.3 87.2-89.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,714 317 17.5 14.5-21.1 1,397 82.5 78.9-85.5
No 11,521 1,388 12.5 11.4-13.6 10,133 87.5 86.4-88.6
Disability
Yes 4,593 868 18.6 16.6-20.7 3,725 81.4 79.3-83.4
No 7,857 762 10.7 9.5-11.9 7,095 89.3 88.1-90.5

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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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