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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,246 2,271 19.2 17.8-20.5 4,022 32.2 30.8-33.7 4,195 30.5 29.2-32.0 1,835 13.3 12.1-14.6 923 4.8 4.3- 5.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,576 2,074 20.3 18.9-21.8 3,631 34.4 32.9-35.9 3,545 29.0 27.6-30.5 1,513 11.3 10.3-12.4 813 4.9 4.4- 5.5
No 1,642 190 13.5 10.1-17.9 387 22.5 19.2-26.2 641 37.7 33.4-42.1 318 22.3 18.1-27.1 106 4.0 2.9- 5.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 214 27 25.3 13.4-42.6 53 24.5 15.7-36.0 63 25.2 16.3-37.0 38 13.9 7.8-23.6 33 11.1 6.2-18.9
Recommended Range 4,194 1,127 29.3 26.7-32.1 1,301 31.7 29.2-34.2 1,117 25.8 23.3-28.5 411 9.9 8.0-12.3 238 3.3 2.7- 4.0
Overweight 4,547 740 17.3 15.5-19.3 1,562 37.1 34.8-39.5 1,388 29.6 27.4-31.9 587 11.9 10.2-13.8 270 4.0 3.3- 4.9
Obese 3,664 302 10.5 8.3-13.2 942 28.2 25.6-30.9 1,388 36.4 33.6-39.2 697 18.3 15.8-21.1 335 6.6 5.4- 8.0
Current Smoker
No 10,801 2,024 21.6 20.0-23.2 3,400 33.4 31.8-35.0 3,326 28.9 27.4-30.4 1,398 12.1 10.8-13.4 653 4.1 3.6- 4.7
Yes 2,387 239 9.7 8.0-11.8 613 27.9 25.0-31.0 845 37.1 33.7-40.7 425 17.9 15.0-21.2 265 7.4 6.2- 8.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,584 62 2.9 2.1- 4.2 190 11.6 9.3-14.3 517 30.8 26.9-35.0 449 34.9 29.2-41.1 366 19.7 16.5-23.4
No 11,527 2,196 20.8 19.3-22.3 3,812 34.3 32.8-35.8 3,637 30.6 29.1-32.1 1,350 11.1 10.0-12.3 532 3.3 2.8- 3.8
Binge Drinker
No 11,883 1,967 18.3 17.0-19.7 3,546 31.9 30.4-33.4 3,763 30.9 29.4-32.4 1,721 13.6 12.4-14.9 886 5.3 4.8- 6.0
Yes 1,095 259 26.0 21.1-31.5 393 35.3 30.8-40.2 331 25.6 21.8-29.8 90 11.7 7.8-17.2 22 1.4 0.8- 2.6
Heavy Drinker
No 12,419 2,101 19.1 17.7-20.6 3,744 32.2 30.8-33.7 3,944 30.6 29.2-32.1 1,738 13.1 11.9-14.3 892 5.0 4.5- 5.6
Yes 472 112 19.7 14.7-25.8 169 35.3 28.3-42.9 137 27.5 21.2-34.8 46 16.6 9.4-27.6 8 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,513 169 14.9 11.4-19.3 295 22.5 19.2-26.1 446 29.4 25.7-33.4 305 19.0 15.5-23.1 298 14.2 11.7-17.2
No 11,441 2,078 20.0 18.6-21.5 3,682 33.8 32.3-35.4 3,644 30.7 29.2-32.2 1,467 12.3 11.1-13.6 570 3.2 2.8- 3.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,099 89 9.4 6.6-13.1 240 28.7 23.9-34.2 314 30.0 25.4-35.1 260 19.6 16.2-23.5 196 12.3 9.7-15.4
No 12,088 2,178 20.0 18.6-21.5 3,769 32.5 31.1-34.0 3,865 30.6 29.2-32.1 1,559 12.7 11.4-14.0 717 4.1 3.6- 4.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,708 51 4.3 2.7- 6.7 205 13.2 10.7-16.2 638 35.6 32.0-39.4 500 30.3 26.3-34.7 314 16.6 13.8-19.9
No 11,521 2,219 20.8 19.3-22.3 3,816 34.3 32.8-35.9 3,551 30.0 28.5-31.6 1,329 11.4 10.2-12.6 606 3.5 3.1- 4.0
Disability
Yes 4,586 257 7.8 5.9-10.1 741 16.9 15.1-18.7 1,479 33.3 30.9-35.8 1,262 27.2 24.8-29.7 847 14.9 13.3-16.6
No 7,862 1,862 23.9 22.3-25.6 3,043 39.4 37.6-41.3 2,436 28.6 27.0-30.3 470 7.4 6.1- 9.0 51 0.6 0.4- 0.9

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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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