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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.^
Parent/Parent-in-law Child/Spouse Relative Non-realtive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,512 605 42.8 38.8-46.8 295 16.0 13.7-18.5 364 27.7 23.9-31.8 248 13.5 11.3-16.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,331 520 42.6 38.3-47.0 276 17.0 14.5-19.8 318 27.8 23.7-32.3 217 12.6 10.4-15.2
No 180 85 44.6 34.4-55.2 19 9.2 5.3-15.4 46 27.7 19.1-38.2 30 18.5 11.5-28.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 24 10 44.3 20.6-70.9 1 3.0 0.4-19.2 6 23.4 7.7-52.9 7 29.3 10.4-59.7
Recommended Range 435 150 38.7 31.6-46.2 97 18.6 14.3-23.9 106 30.5 23.2-38.9 82 12.2 8.9-16.6
Overweight 522 226 47.2 40.9-53.7 86 14.4 11.0-18.7 121 23.6 18.6-29.4 89 14.7 11.0-19.4
Obese 474 192 40.9 33.6-48.6 100 15.1 11.5-19.5 120 30.8 23.8-38.9 62 13.1 9.3-18.3
Current Smoker
No 1,182 476 42.1 37.8-46.5 240 17.7 15.0-20.7 291 29.2 24.9-34.0 175 11.0 8.9-13.4
Yes 326 129 45.2 36.3-54.3 54 11.0 7.6-15.8 72 23.0 16.1-31.7 71 20.8 15.0-28.3
History of CVD**
Yes 127 33 40.8 23.9-60.3 42 34.1 21.9-48.9 26 10.9 6.1-18.5 26 14.3 8.4-23.2
No 1,373 571 43.2 39.1-47.3 246 14.3 12.1-16.9 335 28.9 24.9-33.3 221 13.5 11.2-16.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,391 541 40.6 36.6-44.8 280 17.0 14.5-19.7 343 28.8 24.8-33.1 227 13.6 11.3-16.4
Yes 111 58 60.6 46.6-73.1 12 6.7 3.3-13.3 21 20.2 11.3-33.4 20 12.4 6.9-21.3
Heavy Drinker
No 1,436 570 42.6 38.5-46.8 280 16.1 13.8-18.7 350 27.8 23.9-32.1 236 13.5 11.2-16.1
Yes 58 26 41.9 25.5-60.4 11 12.1 5.8-23.7 13 32.9 17.0-53.9 8 13.0 5.1-29.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 214 86 43.5 32.7-54.9 41 14.6 9.7-21.4 50 26.4 17.8-37.2 37 15.6 9.9-23.7
No 1,278 509 42.1 37.9-46.4 249 16.2 13.7-19.0 310 28.3 24.2-32.9 210 13.4 11.0-16.2
Current Asthma
Yes 147 61 49.4 36.3-62.6 28 14.4 7.9-24.7 34 22.1 13.7-33.6 24 14.1 7.5-24.9
No 1,359 541 42.0 37.9-46.2 266 16.2 13.9-18.8 330 28.5 24.5-32.9 222 13.3 11.0-16.0
Diabetes
Yes 184 63 36.6 26.8-47.5 56 29.5 21.4-39.3 38 18.7 12.5-27.0 27 15.2 9.0-24.5
No 1,326 541 43.3 39.0-47.6 239 14.5 12.3-17.1 325 28.8 24.7-33.3 221 13.4 11.1-16.1
Disability
Yes 548 194 38.1 31.3-45.4 124 19.3 15.3-24.0 121 27.0 20.9-34.2 109 15.6 11.9-20.2
No 955 407 45.5 40.6-50.5 168 14.3 11.7-17.4 241 27.5 22.9-32.6 139 12.7 10.0-16.0

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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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