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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--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 13,249 11,601 81.9 80.4-83.3 1,648 18.1 16.7-19.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 216 184 84.1 75.3-90.2 32 15.9 9.8-24.7
Recommended Range 4,193 3,719 82.2 79.2-84.8 474 17.8 15.2-20.8
Overweight 4,550 4,020 81.5 78.9-83.8 530 18.5 16.2-21.1
Obese 3,666 3,160 83.0 80.3-85.4 506 17.0 14.6-19.7
Current Smoker
No 10,800 9,759 84.4 82.7-86.0 1,041 15.6 14.0-17.3
Yes 2,391 1,790 72.0 68.7-75.0 601 28.0 25.0-31.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,585 1,471 88.0 81.1-92.6 114 12.0 7.4-18.9
No 11,530 10,018 81.4 79.8-82.9 1,512 18.6 17.1-20.2
Binge Drinker
No 11,886 10,482 82.9 81.3-84.3 1,404 17.1 15.7-18.7
Yes 1,095 900 78.9 74.1-83.1 195 21.1 16.9-25.9
Heavy Drinker
No 12,421 10,908 82.8 81.3-84.2 1,513 17.2 15.8-18.7
Yes 473 396 70.5 60.6-78.8 77 29.5 21.2-39.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,514 1,253 78.8 74.7-82.4 261 21.2 17.6-25.3
No 11,439 10,085 82.7 81.1-84.2 1,354 17.3 15.8-18.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,099 949 78.5 73.5-82.7 150 21.5 17.3-26.5
No 12,091 10,604 82.2 80.6-83.7 1,487 17.8 16.3-19.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,714 1,557 88.0 83.1-91.5 157 12.0 8.5-16.9
No 11,518 10,031 81.4 79.8-82.9 1,487 18.6 17.1-20.2
Disability
Yes 4,591 4,037 83.0 80.5-85.2 554 17.0 14.8-19.5
No 7,859 6,892 82.4 80.5-84.1 967 17.6 15.9-19.5

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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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