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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

In an average week, how many hours do you provide care for this person?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 10 hours 10 to 20 hours 20 to 40 hours 40 or more hours Don't know
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,493 661 48.4 44.4-52.5 218 13.1 10.8-15.7 208 14.5 12.1-17.4 217 14.0 11.6-16.8 189 10.0 8.1-12.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,313 592 49.9 45.5-54.2 186 12.0 9.8-14.6 174 14.1 11.5-17.2 185 13.1 10.8-15.9 176 10.9 8.7-13.5
No 179 69 39.7 29.9-50.4 32 20.2 12.5-30.9 33 16.1 10.6-23.7 32 19.6 11.7-30.9 13 4.4 2.2- 8.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 23 9 22.1 8.9-44.9 3 15.4 4.2-43.2 4 34.7 11.9-67.6 3 17.5 4.3-50.0 4 10.4 3.1-29.5
Recommended Range 429 181 44.3 36.7-52.2 53 11.5 8.0-16.3 50 10.5 7.2-15.1 70 17.7 13.0-23.6 75 16.0 11.2-22.4
Overweight 513 244 50.7 44.3-57.0 77 13.6 9.6-18.8 66 14.6 10.6-19.7 67 11.5 7.8-16.7 59 9.7 6.8-13.6
Obese 473 206 51.6 44.2-59.0 75 13.4 9.8-18.0 83 16.9 12.5-22.4 66 12.2 8.7-16.8 43 5.9 4.0- 8.6
Current Smoker
No 1,168 541 49.7 45.2-54.2 169 13.7 11.0-16.9 148 12.6 10.3-15.4 158 13.5 10.8-16.8 152 10.5 8.5-12.9
Yes 321 117 44.5 35.6-53.8 49 11.5 7.8-16.5 59 20.1 14.0-27.9 59 15.4 10.7-21.6 37 8.6 4.7-15.2
History of CVD**
Yes 123 47 47.3 30.3-64.9 15 11.9 5.4-24.2 21 13.4 7.4-23.2 19 12.3 6.1-23.2 21 15.2 8.4-25.9
No 1,359 611 48.6 44.4-52.8 202 13.2 10.8-15.9 186 14.6 12.1-17.7 193 14.0 11.5-17.0 167 9.6 7.6-12.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,380 608 48.0 43.8-52.2 200 13.1 10.7-15.8 197 15.2 12.6-18.2 197 13.5 11.1-16.4 178 10.2 8.2-12.7
Yes 106 52 53.3 38.3-67.8 16 12.4 5.9-24.0 9 8.3 3.6-17.9 19 18.4 10.0-31.4 10 7.6 3.1-17.4
Heavy Drinker
No 1,422 631 48.5 44.3-52.7 208 12.9 10.6-15.5 204 15.1 12.5-18.1 205 13.8 11.4-16.6 174 9.7 7.8-12.1
Yes 56 26 48.2 30.5-66.4 6 15.2 5.1-37.5 3 3.2 0.9-11.0 9 18.1 6.7-40.7 12 15.2 6.9-30.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 215 79 45.3 34.4-56.7 33 14.2 8.2-23.5 31 13.5 8.8-20.3 45 20.2 13.7-28.6 27 6.8 4.3-10.5
No 1,260 571 48.6 44.2-53.0 184 13.0 10.7-15.8 176 14.9 12.2-18.1 170 12.9 10.3-15.9 159 10.6 8.4-13.3
Current Asthma
Yes 150 58 32.8 21.9-46.0 27 19.7 11.5-31.6 23 19.5 10.9-32.6 26 21.9 12.1-36.4 16 6.0 3.2-11.2
No 1,337 600 50.4 46.2-54.6 190 12.3 10.0-14.9 185 14.0 11.6-16.8 190 12.9 10.6-15.5 172 10.5 8.4-13.0
Diabetes
Yes 185 59 31.1 22.1-41.7 34 17.7 11.1-27.0 24 13.5 8.0-21.9 44 24.6 17.0-34.2 24 13.1 7.6-21.7
No 1,307 602 50.4 46.1-54.7 184 12.6 10.2-15.3 184 14.6 12.0-17.7 173 12.8 10.3-15.7 164 9.6 7.7-12.0
Disability
Yes 543 206 40.6 33.6-48.0 78 13.2 9.7-17.8 83 16.8 12.6-22.1 90 16.6 12.5-21.7 86 12.8 9.0-17.8
No 942 451 52.7 47.8-57.6 138 12.4 9.9-15.4 125 13.5 10.7-17.0 126 12.7 9.9-16.3 102 8.6 6.6-11.2

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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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