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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,251 577 3.6 3.1- 4.2 857 5.5 4.9- 6.1 797 5.3 4.7- 6.0 10,020 85.5 84.5-86.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,741 496 3.6 3.0- 4.2 740 5.3 4.7- 5.9 706 5.8 5.1- 6.6 8,799 85.3 84.2-86.4
No 1,488 77 3.9 2.8- 5.6 115 6.5 4.7- 8.9 91 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,205 86.4 83.5-88.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 196 16 7.1 3.1-15.7 15 3.6 1.7- 7.5 24 10.7 4.9-22.0 141 78.5 66.8-86.9
Recommended Range 3,887 137 2.6 2.0- 3.4 187 4.0 3.2- 5.1 186 3.7 2.9- 4.8 3,377 89.6 88.0-91.0
Overweight 4,198 178 2.8 2.3- 3.5 267 5.2 4.2- 6.4 230 4.7 3.8- 5.8 3,523 87.3 85.7-88.7
Obese 3,435 218 5.2 3.9- 6.7 351 7.9 6.7- 9.3 316 7.2 6.0- 8.7 2,550 79.7 77.4-81.9
Current Smoker
No 10,027 443 3.2 2.7- 3.7 623 4.7 4.1- 5.3 530 4.2 3.6- 4.9 8,431 88.0 87.0-88.9
Yes 2,174 131 5.5 4.0- 7.7 231 8.8 7.2-10.8 264 9.8 8.0-12.1 1,548 75.8 72.6-78.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,466 145 9.3 6.3-13.5 225 14.8 12.0-18.0 260 15.4 12.8-18.5 836 60.5 55.3-65.4
No 10,667 419 3.0 2.6- 3.5 620 4.6 4.0- 5.2 521 4.3 3.7- 5.1 9,107 88.0 87.0-89.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,096 546 3.7 3.2- 4.2 809 5.9 5.3- 6.7 760 5.8 5.1- 6.6 8,981 84.6 83.5-85.6
Yes 1,035 29 3.9 2.0- 7.3 41 2.7 1.8- 4.2 29 2.2 1.2- 3.9 936 91.2 87.7-93.8
Heavy Drinker
No 11,607 560 3.8 3.3- 4.4 820 5.5 4.9- 6.1 767 5.4 4.8- 6.1 9,460 85.3 84.2-86.3
Yes 458 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 20 3.9 2.0- 7.3 16 2.8 1.1- 7.1 413 92.3 87.7-95.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,383 95 6.7 4.3-10.1 170 8.8 7.0-10.9 253 14.5 11.7-17.8 865 70.1 65.8-74.1
No 10,628 469 3.2 2.7- 3.7 656 5.0 4.4- 5.6 514 4.0 3.4- 4.6 8,989 87.9 86.9-88.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,019 78 7.2 5.0-10.3 143 10.7 8.2-13.9 165 12.0 8.9-15.8 633 70.1 65.2-74.6
No 11,177 494 3.3 2.8- 3.9 708 5.1 4.5- 5.7 624 4.8 4.2- 5.5 9,351 86.8 85.8-87.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,578 144 8.3 6.4-10.7 221 13.6 11.2-16.4 237 12.8 10.6-15.5 976 65.3 61.4-69.1
No 10,657 433 3.1 2.6- 3.8 634 4.7 4.1- 5.3 559 4.5 3.9- 5.3 9,031 87.7 86.6-88.6

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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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