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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Does your workplace offer any support for healthy eating or physical activity for its employees?

This may include offering healthy foods and drinks in vending machines, allowing for physical
activity breaks during the day, or providing informat ion on healthy eating or exercise.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,183 1,128 50.1 46.8-53.5 1,055 49.9 46.5-53.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,940 1,059 54.3 50.8-57.7 881 45.7 42.3-49.2
No 242 69 28.0 19.6-38.4 173 72.0 61.6-80.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 24 12 53.3 26.7-78.1 12 46.7 21.9-73.3
Recommended Range 637 313 51.4 45.2-57.6 324 48.6 42.4-54.8
Overweight 762 399 52.2 46.8-57.6 363 47.8 42.4-53.2
Obese 668 352 46.7 40.6-52.9 316 53.3 47.1-59.4
Current Smoker
No 1,784 963 52.4 48.8-56.1 821 47.6 43.9-51.2
Yes 390 160 40.7 33.1-48.8 230 59.3 51.2-66.9
History of CVD**
Yes 84 35 33.4 21.4-48.0 49 66.6 52.0-78.6
No 2,089 1,086 50.5 47.1-53.9 1,003 49.5 46.1-52.9
Binge Drinker
No 1,896 983 51.3 47.8-54.8 913 48.7 45.2-52.2
Yes 267 137 46.3 37.1-55.8 130 53.7 44.2-62.9
Heavy Drinker
No 2,070 1,079 51.3 47.9-54.6 991 48.7 45.4-52.1
Yes 86 41 41.1 23.9-60.8 45 58.9 39.2-76.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 227 98 48.6 38.4-58.9 129 51.4 41.1-61.6
No 1,932 1,015 50.0 46.4-53.5 917 50.0 46.5-53.6
Current Asthma
Yes 146 73 57.8 45.2-69.5 73 42.2 30.5-54.8
No 2,030 1,053 49.7 46.2-53.1 977 50.3 46.9-53.8
Diabetes
Yes 142 79 57.8 46.3-68.5 63 42.2 31.5-53.7
No 2,041 1,049 49.7 46.2-53.2 992 50.3 46.8-53.8
Disability
Yes 422 183 40.0 33.0-47.4 239 60.0 52.6-67.0
No 1,750 939 52.5 48.7-56.2 811 47.5 43.8-51.3

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Asked only of respondents currently employed for wages.

**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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