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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Always Most of the time Sometimes Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,274 759 11.5 10.3-12.9 1,901 32.1 30.1-34.2 1,849 39.3 37.0-41.7 765 17.1 15.2-19.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,604 674 12.0 10.7-13.5 1,715 34.0 31.9-36.2 1,606 39.3 36.9-41.8 609 14.7 13.0-16.5
No 662 84 9.3 6.4-13.2 184 23.8 18.8-29.6 240 39.2 32.7-46.0 154 27.8 21.7-34.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 78 13 11.0 4.9-23.1 17 21.0 8.4-43.5 24 38.3 19.9-60.9 24 29.7 15.3-49.5
Recommended Range 1,655 297 15.8 13.2-18.9 628 32.8 29.4-36.4 482 34.4 30.4-38.6 248 17.0 13.9-20.6
Overweight 1,853 253 10.9 9.0-13.2 667 32.7 29.3-36.2 662 37.3 33.7-41.0 271 19.1 15.9-22.9
Obese 1,460 169 8.1 6.5-10.0 501 31.2 27.4-35.1 597 46.1 41.6-50.6 193 14.6 11.7-18.2
Current Smoker
No 4,368 665 12.1 10.7-13.6 1,678 33.7 31.4-35.9 1,504 39.8 37.2-42.5 521 14.4 12.6-16.5
Yes 879 89 8.5 6.1-11.6 213 24.9 20.5-29.8 335 37.6 32.5-42.9 242 29.1 24.0-34.8
History of CVD**
Yes 612 113 16.4 12.8-20.8 233 36.5 31.0-42.4 170 31.8 25.9-38.3 96 15.4 11.8-19.8
No 4,610 639 11.0 9.8-12.4 1,647 31.5 29.4-33.7 1,664 40.2 37.7-42.7 660 17.2 15.3-19.4
Binge Drinker
No 4,767 713 12.4 11.1-13.9 1,745 33.1 31.0-35.3 1,648 38.2 35.9-40.6 661 16.3 14.4-18.3
Yes 454 41 5.9 3.7- 9.2 145 27.0 21.3-33.4 174 44.9 36.8-53.2 94 22.3 16.3-29.8
Heavy Drinker
No 4,993 721 11.7 10.4-13.1 1,812 32.3 30.3-34.4 1,752 39.5 37.2-42.0 708 16.5 14.7-18.4
Yes 201 28 9.6 5.6-15.9 63 24.1 16.4-34.0 70 36.7 25.2-50.0 40 29.6 17.2-45.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 575 79 10.6 7.9-14.2 180 28.8 23.4-34.9 205 38.0 31.7-44.8 111 22.6 17.1-29.1
No 4,600 666 11.7 10.4-13.2 1,688 32.6 30.4-34.8 1,611 39.4 36.9-42.0 635 16.3 14.4-18.4
Current Asthma
Yes 430 65 12.8 9.0-17.9 159 35.9 28.4-44.2 134 34.1 27.0-42.1 72 17.1 12.5-22.9
No 4,817 692 11.5 10.2-12.9 1,735 31.9 29.8-34.0 1,703 39.6 37.2-42.1 687 17.1 15.1-19.2
Diabetes
Yes 662 154 19.0 15.2-23.4 246 38.8 32.9-45.1 198 32.1 26.5-38.3 64 10.0 7.1-14.1
No 4,608 605 10.7 9.5-12.1 1,654 31.4 29.3-33.5 1,648 40.1 37.6-42.6 701 17.8 15.8-20.0
Disability
Yes 1,809 320 14.5 12.3-16.9 621 30.1 26.8-33.7 568 34.4 30.5-38.5 300 21.0 17.3-25.2
No 3,437 436 10.3 8.9-11.9 1,269 32.9 30.5-35.4 1,272 41.4 38.6-44.3 460 15.4 13.4-17.6

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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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