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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,688 1,125 62.8 58.4-67.1 338 21.5 18.4-24.9 60 4.1 2.9- 5.8 17 1.6 0.7- 3.8 148 9.9 6.6-14.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,533 1,035 65.1 61.3-68.8 308 21.3 18.3-24.7 53 4.3 3.0- 6.2 15 1.7 0.7- 4.2 122 7.5 5.9- 9.5
No 151 88 46.0 28.8-64.1 29 22.7 12.1-38.5 7 2.8 1.1- 7.4 2 0.8 0.1- 4.2 25 27.7 10.0-56.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 12 10 68.6 31.5-91.2 1 18.8 2.9-64.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.7 1.8-53.5 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 254 174 53.3 37.8-68.2 50 20.9 12.5-32.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 24 24.6 10.2-48.4
Overweight 516 336 65.6 59.4-71.3 111 20.0 15.7-25.3 19 5.3 3.0- 9.2 3 0.4 0.1- 2.1 47 8.6 5.7-12.8
Obese 807 540 62.5 57.0-67.7 156 23.4 19.0-28.6 34 4.8 3.1- 7.5 11 2.9 1.1- 7.3 66 6.4 4.6- 8.7
Current Smoker
No 1,438 968 63.8 58.8-68.5 294 21.0 17.7-24.6 52 4.3 2.9- 6.1 16 1.9 0.8- 4.5 108 9.1 5.4-14.9
Yes 243 152 58.1 48.4-67.2 43 24.5 16.4-34.9 7 2.3 0.9- 5.6 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 40 14.9 10.1-21.5
History of CVD**
Yes 484 351 71.3 64.2-77.5 80 17.3 12.4-23.5 10 2.8 1.1- 6.6 4 0.6 0.2- 2.2 39 8.1 4.9-13.2
No 1,171 752 60.4 55.0-65.6 255 23.5 19.7-27.7 48 4.5 3.0- 6.5 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3 104 10.5 6.3-17.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,630 1,093 62.9 58.3-67.2 327 21.9 18.7-25.4 54 4.0 2.8- 5.8 16 1.0 0.6- 1.9 140 10.2 6.7-15.2
Yes 41 22 60.7 35.2-81.4 7 12.8 5.0-29.0 4 5.0 1.4-16.3 1 16.3 2.5-59.2 7 5.2 2.0-13.1
Heavy Drinker
No 1,642 1,098 62.7 58.1-67.0 328 21.7 18.5-25.2 56 3.9 2.7- 5.5 16 1.6 0.7- 3.9 144 10.1 6.7-15.0
Yes 19 12 75.1 48.1-90.8 4 18.7 5.5-47.2 2 5.5 1.3-21.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 219 149 62.8 51.8-72.5 37 18.6 11.8-28.0 8 4.5 1.9-10.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 24 12.8 6.9-22.5
No 1,416 938 62.5 57.5-67.2 291 22.1 18.7-25.9 51 4.2 2.9- 6.1 16 1.7 0.7- 4.3 120 9.5 5.8-15.1
Current Asthma
Yes 218 160 78.0 69.5-84.7 27 9.4 5.8-15.0 11 5.3 2.3-11.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 19 7.1 4.1-12.1
No 1,458 958 60.7 55.9-65.3 308 23.1 19.7-26.9 49 4.0 2.7- 5.8 16 1.8 0.8- 4.3 127 10.3 6.6-15.7
Disability
Yes 1,024 726 70.2 65.7-74.3 170 17.0 13.6-20.9 35 3.9 2.5- 6.0 8 1.0 0.4- 2.4 85 7.9 6.0-10.4
No 592 353 53.2 45.3-61.0 152 27.5 21.8-34.2 23 4.0 2.2- 7.1 7 2.4 0.6- 8.6 57 12.8 6.3-24.6

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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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