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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.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,375 1,676 31.8 29.7-34.0 3,699 68.2 66.0-70.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,676 1,499 33.6 31.3-36.0 3,177 66.4 64.0-68.7
No 687 173 23.8 18.9-29.5 514 76.2 70.5-81.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 88 25 33.5 17.5-54.4 63 66.5 45.6-82.5
Recommended Range 1,688 519 31.2 27.5-35.0 1,169 68.8 65.0-72.5
Overweight 1,875 584 30.7 27.4-34.3 1,291 69.3 65.7-72.6
Obese 1,484 472 34.7 30.5-39.2 1,012 65.3 60.8-69.5
Current Smoker
No 4,415 1,405 32.7 30.3-35.1 3,010 67.3 64.9-69.7
Yes 934 262 28.1 23.7-33.0 672 71.9 67.0-76.3
History of CVD**
Yes 642 158 26.9 21.6-33.0 484 73.1 67.0-78.4
No 4,678 1,504 32.3 30.0-34.7 3,174 67.7 65.3-70.0
Binge Drinker
No 4,860 1,525 32.0 29.8-34.2 3,335 68.0 65.8-70.2
Yes 464 139 31.5 24.3-39.8 325 68.5 60.2-75.7
Heavy Drinker
No 5,089 1,605 32.5 30.3-34.7 3,484 67.5 65.3-69.7
Yes 205 53 21.4 13.4-32.4 152 78.6 67.6-86.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 604 186 33.2 27.3-39.8 418 66.8 60.2-72.7
No 4,665 1,467 31.9 29.6-34.3 3,198 68.1 65.7-70.4
Current Asthma
Yes 443 132 34.1 26.8-42.4 311 65.9 57.6-73.2
No 4,904 1,537 31.7 29.5-33.9 3,367 68.3 66.1-70.5
Diabetes
Yes 682 195 34.3 28.3-40.9 487 65.7 59.1-71.7
No 4,689 1,479 31.5 29.3-33.8 3,210 68.5 66.2-70.7
Disability
Yes 1,897 508 27.8 24.4-31.6 1,389 72.2 68.4-75.6
No 3,446 1,159 33.5 30.9-36.2 2,287 66.5 63.8-69.1

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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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