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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Care Giving--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Male Female
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,513 529 34.1 30.5-37.8 984 65.9 62.2-69.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,331 465 34.0 30.1-38.0 866 66.0 62.0-69.9
No 181 64 35.1 25.9-45.6 117 64.9 54.4-74.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 23 4 20.8 5.0-56.4 19 79.2 43.6-95.0
Recommended Range 434 170 36.4 30.1-43.3 264 63.6 56.7-69.9
Overweight 523 166 30.8 25.4-36.8 357 69.2 63.2-74.6
Obese 475 164 34.7 28.0-42.0 311 65.3 58.0-72.0
Current Smoker
No 1,182 406 34.0 30.0-38.2 776 66.0 61.8-70.0
Yes 327 119 33.6 26.1-42.1 208 66.4 57.9-73.9
History of CVD**
Yes 126 47 30.9 19.6-45.1 79 69.1 54.9-80.4
No 1,375 472 33.9 30.2-37.9 903 66.1 62.1-69.8
Binge Drinker
No 1,392 477 33.3 29.6-37.2 915 66.7 62.8-70.4
Yes 111 48 38.5 26.1-52.7 63 61.5 47.3-73.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,437 499 33.1 29.5-37.0 938 66.9 63.0-70.5
Yes 58 22 46.6 28.8-65.3 36 53.4 34.7-71.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 213 66 27.2 19.2-37.0 147 72.8 63.0-80.8
No 1,280 454 35.1 31.2-39.2 826 64.9 60.8-68.8
Current Asthma
Yes 147 54 39.1 27.0-52.7 93 60.9 47.3-73.0
No 1,360 472 33.4 29.7-37.3 888 66.6 62.7-70.3
Diabetes
Yes 185 59 29.7 21.4-39.5 126 70.3 60.5-78.6
No 1,326 469 34.3 30.5-38.4 857 65.7 61.6-69.5
Disability
Yes 548 182 32.6 26.8-38.9 366 67.4 61.1-73.2
No 956 344 34.3 29.9-38.9 612 65.7 61.1-70.1

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These questions are asked only of caregivers.

**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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