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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
< 20 years 20 to 50 years 50 to 75 years 75 years and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,499 54 3.6 2.4- 5.4 184 13.4 11.1-16.1 582 42.6 38.6-46.7 679 40.3 36.5-44.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,319 49 3.8 2.5- 5.8 157 12.3 9.9-15.1 499 42.5 38.1-46.9 614 41.4 37.3-45.7
No 179 5 2.6 0.8- 8.3 27 20.9 13.6-30.7 82 42.6 32.8-53.0 65 33.9 24.2-45.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 24 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.5 2.7-37.6 6 36.3 13.6-67.3 16 52.2 26.0-77.2
Recommended Range 431 15 3.3 1.7- 6.4 52 13.9 9.9-19.0 154 39.5 32.1-47.5 210 43.3 36.3-50.5
Overweight 515 10 1.2 0.5- 2.6 61 11.4 8.2-15.6 217 47.9 41.6-54.4 227 39.5 33.4-45.9
Obese 470 25 6.2 3.4-11.0 60 13.8 9.7-19.1 184 40.5 33.1-48.3 201 39.6 32.5-47.2
Current Smoker
No 1,171 37 3.9 2.4- 6.3 122 11.6 9.2-14.5 442 40.9 36.5-45.4 570 43.7 39.3-48.1
Yes 324 17 3.1 1.7- 5.4 61 18.7 13.2-25.7 138 47.9 39.0-56.8 108 30.4 23.0-38.9
History of CVD**
Yes 121 4 4.1 0.8-18.0 12 9.1 4.5-17.5 50 46.5 29.8-64.1 55 40.3 25.9-56.6
No 1,366 50 3.6 2.4- 5.5 170 13.8 11.3-16.7 525 42.2 38.1-46.4 621 40.4 36.5-44.5
Binge Drinker
No 1,377 47 3.7 2.4- 5.7 163 13.2 10.8-16.1 535 42.3 38.2-46.5 632 40.9 36.9-45.0
Yes 112 6 3.5 1.3- 8.8 18 12.6 7.0-21.6 45 47.0 32.3-62.2 43 36.9 24.7-51.1
Heavy Drinker
No 1,423 51 3.7 2.5- 5.6 170 12.9 10.6-15.7 555 42.8 38.7-47.1 647 40.5 36.5-44.5
Yes 57 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0 9 16.5 7.4-32.7 22 42.7 25.7-61.6 24 39.1 22.7-58.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 211 6 3.2 1.1- 9.0 33 14.7 9.7-21.7 79 44.6 33.7-56.2 93 37.4 28.0-47.8
No 1,269 47 3.7 2.4- 5.8 149 13.0 10.5-16.0 497 42.1 37.9-46.5 576 41.2 37.0-45.5
Current Asthma
Yes 150 5 3.8 1.3-10.9 19 12.4 6.3-22.8 75 53.2 40.2-65.9 51 30.6 19.6-44.3
No 1,343 49 3.6 2.4- 5.6 164 13.6 11.1-16.5 505 41.4 37.1-45.7 625 41.4 37.4-45.6
Diabetes
Yes 183 5 3.9 1.1-12.9 24 14.0 8.3-22.6 64 29.3 21.5-38.7 90 52.7 42.5-62.8
No 1,315 49 3.6 2.4- 5.5 159 13.1 10.6-15.9 518 44.2 39.9-48.6 589 39.1 35.0-43.3
Disability
Yes 544 10 3.0 0.9- 9.1 85 16.4 12.6-21.2 212 42.5 35.8-49.6 237 38.0 31.8-44.7
No 947 44 4.0 2.8- 5.7 99 12.1 9.3-15.6 365 42.8 37.8-47.9 439 41.1 36.4-46.0

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

**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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