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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In which of the following areas does the person you care for most need your help?*

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Respond.^
Self-care Home care Transportation Help w/depression Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,368 306 21.4 18.3-24.8 440 32.9 28.9-37.1 341 23.9 20.5-27.7 113 9.1 6.9-11.9 168 12.7 10.0-16.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,203 265 19.7 16.7-23.1 391 33.9 29.6-38.5 298 24.3 20.6-28.5 102 9.0 6.7-11.9 147 13.1 10.0-16.9
No 164 40 31.0 20.7-43.7 49 26.4 18.4-36.3 43 22.0 15.0-31.0 11 10.2 4.4-21.8 21 10.4 6.1-17.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 21 4 42.6 17.4-72.4 11 41.5 17.3-70.6 3 9.4 2.5-29.5 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4 2 5.2 1.1-21.3
Recommended Range 388 89 22.5 16.9-29.3 122 32.4 25.2-40.5 90 23.3 16.3-32.2 38 9.7 6.3-14.5 49 12.1 8.5-17.1
Overweight 474 97 22.1 16.5-28.9 168 35.4 29.6-41.8 115 24.6 19.2-30.9 36 8.9 5.6-13.9 58 9.0 6.1-13.0
Obese 434 103 20.0 15.3-25.6 131 31.7 24.3-40.1 117 23.0 17.8-29.3 34 9.6 5.6-15.9 49 15.7 10.0-23.7
Current Smoker
No 1,060 235 20.6 17.2-24.6 339 32.4 28.2-36.9 276 26.4 22.3-30.9 82 7.9 5.6-10.9 128 12.7 9.6-16.7
Yes 304 70 23.5 17.2-31.3 101 34.4 25.7-44.4 63 16.7 11.4-23.9 30 12.4 7.5-19.8 40 12.8 7.8-20.5
History of CVD**
Yes 110 25 16.6 8.7-29.4 42 47.5 29.4-66.2 23 24.2 13.5-39.3 9 5.5 2.4-12.2 11 6.2 2.9-12.7
No 1,247 277 21.7 18.4-25.3 395 31.8 27.9-36.0 317 23.9 20.3-27.8 103 9.4 7.1-12.4 155 13.2 10.3-16.8
Binge Drinker
No 1,266 285 21.4 18.2-25.0 407 32.0 28.1-36.3 314 24.0 20.4-27.9 101 9.1 6.8-12.1 159 13.4 10.5-17.1
Yes 95 20 21.4 11.6-36.1 29 40.1 24.0-58.6 25 22.8 12.8-37.4 12 9.6 4.4-19.5 9 6.1 2.6-13.4
Heavy Drinker
No 1,302 289 21.0 17.9-24.5 417 32.5 28.5-36.9 330 24.4 20.9-28.3 107 9.4 7.1-12.3 159 12.6 9.8-16.1
Yes 52 13 30.5 14.6-52.9 20 41.3 24.0-61.0 6 8.0 3.2-18.8 5 3.6 1.3- 9.9 8 16.6 7.2-33.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 195 51 26.7 18.2-37.4 64 35.4 24.3-48.4 35 18.1 11.5-27.3 20 10.7 5.9-18.6 25 9.1 5.5-14.7
No 1,156 249 20.4 17.1-24.1 375 32.8 28.7-37.3 299 24.4 20.7-28.5 92 8.9 6.5-12.1 141 13.5 10.3-17.4
Current Asthma
Yes 138 25 22.9 12.2-38.8 53 34.1 23.2-46.9 28 13.5 8.3-21.2 17 16.1 8.1-29.4 15 13.4 5.2-30.3
No 1,225 280 21.1 18.0-24.6 387 32.9 28.7-37.3 310 25.1 21.4-29.2 96 8.3 6.1-11.2 152 12.7 9.9-16.1
Diabetes
Yes 169 47 33.8 24.2-44.8 48 27.0 18.9-36.9 50 28.9 20.5-38.9 5 2.9 1.1- 7.6 19 7.4 4.2-12.8
No 1,199 259 20.1 16.9-23.7 392 33.5 29.2-38.0 291 23.4 19.8-27.5 108 9.8 7.4-12.9 149 13.3 10.3-17.0
Disability
Yes 499 110 20.9 16.2-26.7 150 33.0 26.0-40.9 114 21.1 16.0-27.2 55 11.7 8.1-16.5 70 13.3 9.1-19.0
No 862 194 21.0 17.2-25.3 288 33.1 28.4-38.2 226 25.6 21.3-30.5 57 7.8 5.1-11.6 97 12.5 9.1-16.9

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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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