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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 days do you eat a main meal that is prepared at home?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Every day Do not eat main meal at home
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,479 376 5.8 5.0- 6.8 952 17.7 16.2-19.4 1,844 33.4 31.3-35.5 2,203 41.5 39.2-43.9 104 1.6 1.0- 2.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,776 319 5.8 4.9- 6.9 846 19.4 17.6-21.2 1,659 35.6 33.3-37.9 1,861 37.9 35.6-40.3 91 1.3 1.0- 1.9
No 692 56 5.9 4.1- 8.4 106 11.0 8.2-14.7 182 23.4 18.6-29.0 335 57.1 50.7-63.3 13 2.6 0.9- 7.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 90 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4 14 18.5 7.1-40.3 26 16.3 8.9-28.0 44 62.7 44.0-78.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Recommended Range 1,716 94 5.0 3.7- 6.8 255 15.2 12.7-18.2 610 36.0 32.1-40.0 728 42.3 38.3-46.3 29 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Overweight 1,909 144 6.4 5.0- 8.0 335 17.8 15.4-20.6 631 31.0 27.8-34.5 763 43.0 39.2-46.9 36 1.8 0.8- 4.1
Obese 1,523 116 6.2 4.5- 8.6 312 21.7 18.6-25.1 498 34.9 30.9-39.1 563 35.6 31.4-40.1 34 1.7 0.9- 3.0
Current Smoker
No 4,514 283 5.4 4.5- 6.5 796 18.5 16.8-20.4 1,555 33.9 31.6-36.3 1,790 40.5 38.0-43.1 90 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Yes 940 91 7.6 5.7-10.2 154 14.3 11.3-18.0 282 31.0 26.5-35.9 399 45.8 40.4-51.3 14 1.3 0.6- 2.9
History of CVD**
Yes 651 47 6.2 4.2- 9.3 82 12.3 9.3-16.2 174 28.4 23.3-34.1 324 50.2 44.2-56.1 24 2.9 1.5- 5.5
No 4,775 328 5.8 4.9- 6.9 860 18.1 16.4-19.9 1,654 33.8 31.6-36.0 1,856 40.9 38.4-43.4 77 1.5 0.9- 2.3
Binge Drinker
No 4,957 331 5.5 4.7- 6.6 844 17.6 16.0-19.3 1,661 33.6 31.5-35.8 2,026 41.9 39.5-44.3 95 1.3 1.0- 1.9
Yes 466 40 7.5 4.9-11.2 96 17.7 13.2-23.3 171 33.6 26.5-41.4 151 38.2 30.4-46.6 8 3.1 0.9-10.1
Heavy Drinker
No 5,189 352 5.7 4.8- 6.8 913 18.2 16.6-19.9 1,745 33.7 31.6-35.9 2,079 41.0 38.7-43.4 100 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Yes 206 18 7.6 4.0-14.1 25 7.7 4.4-12.9 75 29.9 21.1-40.5 86 48.9 36.2-61.8 2 5.9 0.9-30.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 619 53 7.3 5.0-10.6 84 15.1 11.2-20.1 173 29.3 23.6-35.7 289 42.4 36.3-48.7 20 5.9 2.7-12.4
No 4,753 310 5.6 4.6- 6.7 848 18.0 16.3-19.8 1,639 34.0 31.7-36.3 1,876 41.5 39.0-44.1 80 1.0 0.7- 1.3
Current Asthma
Yes 454 39 7.4 4.6-11.5 70 13.8 9.4-19.9 138 32.7 25.4-41.1 200 44.3 36.5-52.5 7 1.8 0.6- 5.2
No 4,995 335 5.7 4.8- 6.7 877 18.1 16.5-19.8 1,701 33.6 31.4-35.8 1,988 41.1 38.8-43.6 94 1.5 1.0- 2.4
Diabetes
Yes 703 44 4.8 3.3- 7.0 96 14.3 10.9-18.6 195 28.6 23.7-34.1 348 51.2 45.1-57.1 20 1.0 0.6- 1.7
No 4,772 332 5.9 5.0- 7.0 855 18.1 16.5-19.9 1,648 33.9 31.6-36.2 1,854 40.5 38.0-43.0 83 1.6 1.0- 2.5
Disability
Yes 1,931 147 6.2 5.0- 7.8 287 15.9 13.2-19.1 543 28.8 25.3-32.6 895 45.5 41.6-49.5 59 3.5 2.0- 6.1
No 3,514 227 5.6 4.6- 6.9 658 18.5 16.6-20.5 1,296 35.5 32.9-38.1 1,288 39.7 36.8-42.5 45 0.8 0.5- 1.2

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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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