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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.^
Once a year 2-3/year 4 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,634 315 19.7 16.7-23.2 438 27.8 24.4-31.6 488 28.1 24.8-31.8 393 24.3 20.1-29.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,481 285 19.8 16.8-23.3 404 29.4 25.8-33.3 457 30.1 26.6-33.8 335 20.7 17.5-24.2
No 149 28 18.8 9.3-34.5 33 16.6 9.4-27.7 30 14.3 7.7-25.0 58 50.3 31.5-69.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 12 2 31.8 9.0-68.9 1 5.6 0.7-32.1 5 33.4 12.7-63.4 4 29.1 9.9-60.5
Recommended Range 246 54 23.3 14.3-35.4 59 19.1 12.2-28.7 70 25.4 16.8-36.5 63 32.2 16.9-52.6
Overweight 491 102 20.0 15.4-25.6 138 29.8 24.2-36.1 131 26.7 21.1-33.1 120 23.5 18.1-29.8
Obese 793 140 17.7 13.9-22.2 216 30.0 25.0-35.7 252 29.4 24.8-34.5 185 22.9 18.4-28.1
Current Smoker
No 1,395 269 19.5 16.2-23.3 377 28.2 24.3-32.4 427 28.7 25.0-32.7 322 23.6 19.0-29.0
Yes 234 46 21.6 14.5-30.8 59 26.3 18.8-35.4 58 23.7 16.4-32.8 71 28.5 20.3-38.3
History of CVD**
Yes 452 63 15.8 11.2-22.0 109 24.6 18.9-31.5 170 36.2 29.2-43.8 110 23.3 16.6-31.8
No 1,150 251 21.5 17.8-25.8 317 28.3 24.2-32.7 308 25.4 21.7-29.5 274 24.8 19.8-30.6
Binge Drinker
No 1,578 306 20.0 16.9-23.6 421 27.1 23.7-30.9 480 29.2 25.7-33.0 371 23.6 19.4-28.5
Yes 40 7 15.8 5.2-39.0 10 42.4 20.7-67.5 6 8.0 2.9-20.2 17 33.8 16.4-57.1
Heavy Drinker
No 1,590 308 20.2 17.0-23.7 423 27.5 24.0-31.3 481 28.6 25.2-32.4 378 23.7 19.5-28.5
Yes 18 3 8.7 2.5-25.9 7 58.7 30.8-81.9 1 3.0 0.4-19.4 7 29.6 10.5-60.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 210 32 22.9 13.6-35.9 50 22.2 15.0-31.7 80 32.9 23.6-43.8 48 22.0 13.8-33.1
No 1,383 275 19.1 16.0-22.7 380 29.0 25.1-33.2 393 27.2 23.6-31.1 335 24.7 20.1-30.0
Current Asthma
Yes 202 30 17.4 8.9-31.2 48 23.6 13.6-37.6 79 41.2 29.8-53.6 45 17.8 11.6-26.1
No 1,419 282 20.0 16.9-23.6 387 28.4 24.8-32.4 407 26.5 23.0-30.2 343 25.1 20.5-30.3
Disability
Yes 975 181 21.1 17.0-25.9 231 23.1 19.5-27.2 334 34.0 29.5-38.9 229 21.7 17.8-26.3
No 590 121 18.2 13.8-23.7 187 33.9 27.4-41.2 134 19.6 15.2-25.0 148 28.2 20.4-37.6

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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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