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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

In a typical week, how many of your own meals come from fast food restaurants, like McDonalds,
Taco Bell, or KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 meal/week 2 meals/week 3 meals/week 4+ meals/week No fast foods in typical week
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,466 1,589 29.9 27.8-32.0 819 16.4 14.7-18.3 385 7.8 6.7- 9.2 449 9.7 8.4-11.1 2,224 36.1 34.0-38.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,765 1,373 29.7 27.6-32.0 692 15.7 14.0-17.5 337 8.6 7.2-10.1 386 10.0 8.6-11.6 1,977 36.0 33.9-38.2
No 690 211 30.3 24.6-36.7 126 19.6 14.4-26.1 47 4.6 3.0- 7.1 63 8.5 6.1-11.7 243 36.9 30.6-43.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 90 24 29.0 14.8-49.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 7 8.0 2.3-24.9 7 8.0 2.8-20.7 48 53.8 35.1-71.4
Recommended Range 1,711 475 27.4 24.0-31.0 235 13.4 11.0-16.2 88 6.4 4.3- 9.4 105 10.0 7.5-13.2 808 42.9 38.9-46.9
Overweight 1,908 589 31.7 28.2-35.4 288 17.0 14.3-20.2 127 7.4 5.7- 9.4 161 8.6 7.0-10.6 743 35.3 31.8-38.9
Obese 1,516 430 30.2 26.2-34.6 261 18.8 15.5-22.6 143 10.0 7.7-12.9 164 11.9 9.4-14.9 518 29.1 25.4-33.0
Current Smoker
No 4,496 1,290 29.6 27.4-32.0 663 16.3 14.3-18.4 325 8.4 7.1-10.0 346 9.0 7.6-10.6 1,872 36.7 34.3-39.1
Yes 943 290 31.1 26.4-36.3 152 17.4 13.8-21.8 58 5.3 3.6- 7.8 100 12.2 9.3-15.7 343 33.9 28.9-39.3
History of CVD**
Yes 654 187 31.1 25.6-37.3 81 13.2 9.7-17.7 37 5.9 3.7- 9.2 41 4.7 3.1- 7.1 308 45.1 39.3-51.0
No 4,759 1,385 29.7 27.5-32.0 732 16.8 14.9-18.9 347 8.1 6.8- 9.5 406 10.2 8.8-11.7 1,889 35.2 33.0-37.6
Binge Drinker
No 4,941 1,448 30.0 27.9-32.2 720 16.0 14.2-18.0 335 7.1 6.1- 8.3 395 9.4 8.1-10.8 2,043 37.5 35.3-39.8
Yes 469 129 30.8 23.7-39.0 89 18.1 13.1-24.4 45 12.7 7.6-20.6 53 12.4 8.3-18.2 153 25.9 20.1-32.8
Heavy Drinker
No 5,173 1,499 30.0 27.9-32.2 780 16.1 14.4-18.0 367 8.0 6.7- 9.4 428 9.8 8.4-11.3 2,099 36.1 34.0-38.4
Yes 209 65 33.4 22.6-46.3 26 19.3 10.3-33.3 12 3.9 2.0- 7.5 17 7.3 4.0-13.3 89 36.0 24.5-49.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 617 190 27.9 23.0-33.3 89 17.1 12.3-23.4 43 10.0 5.9-16.3 48 10.9 7.4-15.6 247 34.2 28.6-40.3
No 4,744 1,374 30.3 28.0-32.6 711 16.0 14.2-18.1 335 7.6 6.4- 8.9 396 9.5 8.1-11.0 1,928 36.6 34.3-39.0
Current Asthma
Yes 450 126 24.5 17.9-32.5 69 15.1 10.3-21.7 23 4.5 2.6- 7.5 44 16.2 11.1-23.2 188 39.7 32.1-47.8
No 4,987 1,452 30.4 28.2-32.6 747 16.5 14.7-18.5 360 8.2 6.9- 9.6 404 9.2 7.9-10.6 2,024 35.8 33.6-38.1
Diabetes
Yes 699 209 28.2 23.4-33.4 87 11.2 8.4-14.7 44 7.0 4.7-10.3 50 6.0 3.8- 9.4 309 47.6 41.5-53.8
No 4,763 1,379 30.1 27.9-32.4 732 17.0 15.1-19.1 341 7.9 6.7- 9.4 398 10.1 8.7-11.6 1,913 34.9 32.7-37.2
Disability
Yes 1,930 570 30.6 27.0-34.5 253 14.0 11.4-17.1 108 6.5 4.3- 9.7 150 9.0 7.0-11.5 849 39.8 36.1-43.7
No 3,502 1,008 29.6 27.1-32.2 564 17.4 15.2-19.8 275 8.4 7.1-10.0 298 10.0 8.5-11.8 1,357 34.5 32.0-37.2

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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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