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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

For how long have you provided care for this person?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year 1-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,456 466 35.3 31.3-39.4 532 36.0 32.1-40.0 458 28.8 25.5-32.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,276 411 35.4 31.1-40.0 465 35.8 31.7-40.2 400 28.7 25.1-32.6
No 179 55 34.6 24.8-45.8 66 36.0 26.5-46.6 58 29.5 21.5-38.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 22 8 48.9 23.0-75.4 6 11.9 3.6-33.1 8 39.2 16.5-67.8
Recommended Range 419 143 37.4 30.0-45.4 160 36.9 29.8-44.7 116 25.7 20.2-32.1
Overweight 505 167 34.9 28.9-41.3 181 35.1 29.2-41.5 157 30.0 24.5-36.2
Obese 454 132 34.7 27.2-42.9 167 36.8 29.8-44.4 155 28.5 22.7-35.2
Current Smoker
No 1,137 356 33.1 28.9-37.7 419 36.7 32.3-41.3 362 30.2 26.5-34.1
Yes 316 110 41.4 32.5-50.9 110 33.7 26.1-42.2 96 24.9 18.1-33.2
History of CVD**
Yes 121 37 42.7 25.7-61.7 38 24.6 14.0-39.4 46 32.7 21.0-47.1
No 1,324 426 34.7 30.7-38.9 489 36.8 32.8-41.0 409 28.5 25.1-32.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,339 429 35.2 31.1-39.5 491 36.7 32.6-40.9 419 28.1 24.7-31.8
Yes 107 34 36.5 21.8-54.3 39 31.4 20.4-45.1 34 32.1 20.3-46.6
Heavy Drinker
No 1,384 443 35.3 31.2-39.6 506 36.3 32.4-40.5 435 28.4 25.0-32.0
Yes 55 19 39.4 22.3-59.6 19 30.0 16.5-48.0 17 30.6 15.8-50.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 206 59 34.5 24.0-46.9 72 35.9 26.0-47.2 75 29.5 21.6-38.9
No 1,232 403 35.9 31.6-40.3 453 36.3 32.2-40.6 376 27.8 24.3-31.7
Current Asthma
Yes 145 49 43.1 30.1-57.0 57 36.5 25.0-49.9 39 20.4 12.7-31.1
No 1,306 415 34.2 30.1-38.6 473 35.9 31.9-40.2 418 29.9 26.3-33.7
Diabetes
Yes 173 44 31.7 22.5-42.7 70 39.2 29.1-50.4 59 29.0 21.3-38.2
No 1,282 422 35.7 31.5-40.2 462 35.8 31.7-40.0 398 28.5 25.0-32.3
Disability
Yes 531 148 30.4 23.7-38.0 199 36.3 29.9-43.3 184 33.3 27.4-39.7
No 917 316 37.9 33.1-43.1 331 35.4 30.8-40.4 270 26.6 22.6-31.0

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*These questions are asked only of caregivers.
(See 2006 NC BRFSS for comparison.)

**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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