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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Diabetes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,696 273 17.6 14.7-20.9 1,423 82.4 79.1-85.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,537 239 17.2 14.2-20.7 1,298 82.8 79.3-85.8
No 154 33 20.7 11.6-34.0 121 79.3 66.0-88.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 3 27.3 7.5-63.4 10 72.7 36.6-92.5
Recommended Range 254 35 13.4 7.9-22.1 219 86.6 77.9-92.1
Overweight 518 109 22.3 17.4-28.2 409 77.7 71.8-82.6
Obese 809 112 15.3 11.4-20.1 697 84.7 79.9-88.6
Current Smoker
No 1,444 226 17.0 13.9-20.7 1,218 83.0 79.3-86.1
Yes 245 46 21.3 14.1-30.8 199 78.7 69.2-85.9
History of CVD**
Yes 483 113 26.7 20.7-33.7 370 73.3 66.3-79.3
No 1,180 156 14.9 11.6-18.9 1,024 85.1 81.1-88.4
Binge Drinker
No 1,637 270 18.1 15.1-21.6 1,367 81.9 78.4-84.9
Yes 41 2 6.5 1.2-28.0 39 93.5 72.0-98.8
Heavy Drinker
No 1,649 269 17.7 14.7-21.1 1,380 82.3 78.9-85.3
Yes 19 2 17.2 3.5-54.2 17 82.8 45.8-96.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 217 42 21.0 12.3-33.4 175 79.0 66.6-87.7
No 1,425 223 17.1 14.1-20.6 1,202 82.9 79.4-85.9
Current Asthma
Yes 217 44 26.4 15.1-41.8 173 73.6 58.2-84.9
No 1,465 228 16.5 13.7-19.6 1,237 83.5 80.4-86.3
Disability
Yes 1,022 191 19.8 16.2-24.1 831 80.2 75.9-83.8
No 600 74 14.6 10.1-20.7 526 85.4 79.3-89.9

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**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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