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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Disability Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,475 4,605 31.1 29.7-32.5 7,870 68.9 67.5-70.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,929 4,037 31.2 29.7-32.7 6,892 68.8 67.3-70.3
No 1,521 554 30.3 26.4-34.5 967 69.7 65.5-73.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 203 106 41.6 29.6-54.7 97 58.4 45.3-70.4
Recommended Range 3,955 1,203 25.7 23.3-28.4 2,752 74.3 71.6-76.7
Overweight 4,267 1,460 29.5 27.3-31.9 2,807 70.5 68.1-72.7
Obese 3,495 1,614 37.9 35.2-40.7 1,881 62.1 59.3-64.8
Current Smoker
No 10,181 3,541 28.3 26.8-29.8 6,640 71.7 70.2-73.2
Yes 2,240 1,041 41.7 38.2-45.3 1,199 58.3 54.7-61.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,524 1,061 65.1 59.0-70.7 463 34.9 29.3-41.0
No 10,822 3,460 27.4 26.0-28.9 7,362 72.6 71.1-74.0
Binge Drinker
No 11,303 4,320 32.1 30.7-33.6 6,983 67.9 66.4-69.3
Yes 1,043 238 24.6 19.6-30.3 805 75.4 69.7-80.4
Heavy Drinker
No 11,812 4,392 31.1 29.7-32.5 7,420 68.9 67.5-70.3
Yes 458 121 27.3 19.4-37.0 337 72.7 63.0-80.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,429 822 48.5 43.9-53.1 607 51.5 46.9-56.1
No 10,784 3,636 28.0 26.5-29.5 7,148 72.0 70.5-73.5
Current Asthma
Yes 1,057 629 50.5 45.2-55.7 428 49.5 44.3-54.8
No 11,361 3,947 29.4 27.9-30.9 7,414 70.6 69.1-72.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,645 1,040 56.9 52.4-61.2 605 43.1 38.8-47.6
No 10,814 3,557 28.0 26.6-29.5 7,257 72.0 70.5-73.4

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*Data for this table were derived from 2 CDC Core questions and 2 North Carolina questions
in the State-Added Section.

**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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