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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,553 949 7.4 6.6- 8.2 10,604 92.6 91.8-93.4
No 1,637 150 9.2 7.2-11.7 1,487 90.8 88.3-92.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 212 17 7.1 2.4-19.5 195 92.9 80.5-97.6
Recommended Range 4,187 271 6.7 5.5- 8.1 3,916 93.3 91.9-94.5
Overweight 4,540 329 6.6 5.6- 7.8 4,211 93.4 92.2-94.4
Obese 3,657 426 10.1 8.5-11.9 3,231 89.9 88.1-91.5
Current Smoker
No 10,784 841 7.4 6.6- 8.3 9,943 92.6 91.7-93.4
Yes 2,376 255 9.3 7.6-11.3 2,121 90.7 88.7-92.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,577 193 11.5 9.1-14.5 1,384 88.5 85.5-90.9
No 11,509 890 7.5 6.7- 8.3 10,619 92.5 91.7-93.3
Binge Drinker
No 11,858 1,033 8.4 7.5- 9.3 10,825 91.6 90.7-92.5
Yes 1,092 54 4.6 3.1- 6.8 1,038 95.4 93.2-96.9
Heavy Drinker
No 12,392 1,054 8.0 7.2- 8.8 11,338 92.0 91.2-92.8
Yes 471 21 6.1 3.2-11.3 450 93.9 88.7-96.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,509 194 12.6 10.0-15.8 1,315 87.4 84.2-90.0
No 11,417 879 7.1 6.3- 7.9 10,538 92.9 92.1-93.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,705 221 12.1 9.6-15.1 1,484 87.9 84.9-90.4
No 11,496 880 7.4 6.6- 8.2 10,616 92.6 91.8-93.4
Disability
Yes 4,576 629 13.1 11.5-14.9 3,947 86.9 85.1-88.5
No 7,842 428 5.8 4.9- 6.8 7,414 94.2 93.2-95.1

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

**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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