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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you have any trouble learning, remembering, or concentrating?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,291 1,785 13.4 12.4-14.6 10,506 86.6 85.4-87.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,776 1,517 13.0 11.9-14.2 9,259 87.0 85.8-88.1
No 1,492 261 15.3 12.4-18.7 1,231 84.7 81.3-87.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 199 40 21.8 12.8-34.7 159 78.2 65.3-87.2
Recommended Range 3,908 498 12.8 10.7-15.3 3,410 87.2 84.7-89.3
Overweight 4,202 552 11.9 10.4-13.6 3,650 88.1 86.4-89.6
Obese 3,440 609 15.4 13.5-17.6 2,831 84.6 82.4-86.5
Current Smoker
No 10,061 1,306 11.5 10.4-12.7 8,755 88.5 87.3-89.6
Yes 2,179 470 21.2 18.3-24.5 1,709 78.8 75.5-81.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,478 473 32.5 27.9-37.5 1,005 67.5 62.5-72.1
No 10,690 1,273 11.4 10.4-12.6 9,417 88.6 87.4-89.6
Binge Drinker
No 11,138 1,665 13.6 12.6-14.7 9,473 86.4 85.3-87.4
Yes 1,033 103 12.3 8.2-18.0 930 87.7 82.0-91.8
Heavy Drinker
No 11,646 1,712 13.5 12.4-14.7 9,934 86.5 85.3-87.6
Yes 454 41 9.8 4.7-19.1 413 90.2 80.9-95.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,389 421 26.1 22.2-30.4 968 73.9 69.6-77.8
No 10,651 1,301 11.3 10.3-12.5 9,350 88.7 87.5-89.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,022 265 21.6 18.0-25.6 757 78.4 74.4-82.0
No 11,213 1,505 12.7 11.6-14.0 9,708 87.3 86.0-88.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,594 376 20.0 17.2-23.0 1,218 80.0 77.0-82.8
No 10,682 1,403 12.5 11.4-13.7 9,279 87.5 86.3-88.6

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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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