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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Was there a time during the last 12 months when you needed to see a doctor, but could not because of the cost?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,259 1,914 17.1 15.9-18.4 11,345 82.9 81.6-84.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,588 1,061 9.7 8.8-10.7 10,527 90.3 89.3-91.2
No 1,644 845 50.5 45.8-55.1 799 49.5 44.9-54.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 216 43 20.4 13.1-30.5 173 79.6 69.5-86.9
Recommended Range 4,191 501 14.3 12.4-16.4 3,690 85.7 83.6-87.6
Overweight 4,552 608 16.7 14.7-18.9 3,944 83.3 81.1-85.3
Obese 3,673 664 20.6 18.0-23.4 3,009 79.4 76.6-82.0
Current Smoker
No 10,814 1,229 13.7 12.4-15.0 9,585 86.3 85.0-87.6
Yes 2,387 678 30.5 27.4-33.9 1,709 69.5 66.1-72.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,585 221 18.8 13.6-25.4 1,364 81.2 74.6-86.4
No 11,540 1,663 16.9 15.7-18.2 9,877 83.1 81.8-84.3
Binge Drinker
No 11,896 1,673 16.3 15.0-17.6 10,223 83.7 82.4-85.0
Yes 1,095 198 22.1 17.8-27.2 897 77.9 72.8-82.2
Heavy Drinker
No 12,431 1,787 16.7 15.5-18.0 10,644 83.3 82.0-84.5
Yes 473 68 24.4 16.7-34.1 405 75.6 65.9-83.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,517 457 34.6 30.2-39.2 1,060 65.4 60.8-69.8
No 11,448 1,418 14.6 13.4-15.9 10,030 85.4 84.1-86.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,101 249 29.4 24.8-34.5 852 70.6 65.5-75.2
No 12,099 1,653 16.1 14.8-17.4 10,446 83.9 82.6-85.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,715 254 16.3 13.6-19.4 1,461 83.7 80.6-86.4
No 11,527 1,654 17.0 15.7-18.4 9,873 83.0 81.6-84.3
Disability
Yes 4,595 934 25.7 23.3-28.3 3,661 74.3 71.7-76.7
No 7,865 862 13.4 12.0-14.9 7,003 86.6 85.1-88.0

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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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