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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,255 9,660 67.3 65.7-68.8 1,636 10.4 9.6-11.3 1,959 22.3 20.8-23.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,587 8,860 73.4 71.9-74.9 1,563 12.0 11.1-12.9 1,164 14.6 13.3-16.1
No 1,644 780 39.2 34.8-43.8 72 3.6 2.3- 5.8 792 57.1 52.5-61.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 215 144 64.2 51.7-75.0 28 8.8 5.0-14.9 43 27.0 17.4-39.4
Recommended Range 4,195 3,041 65.4 62.4-68.3 523 10.2 8.9-11.7 631 24.4 21.6-27.5
Overweight 4,552 3,311 67.7 65.2-70.1 569 11.5 10.0-13.2 672 20.8 18.6-23.2
Obese 3,667 2,742 70.3 67.3-73.1 433 9.7 8.3-11.3 492 20.0 17.4-22.9
Current Smoker
No 10,810 8,049 69.5 67.7-71.2 1,416 11.2 10.3-12.2 1,345 19.3 17.7-21.0
Yes 2,388 1,570 58.6 54.9-62.1 212 7.3 5.8- 9.0 606 34.2 30.6-37.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,584 1,170 71.9 67.0-76.4 318 19.3 16.0-23.0 96 8.8 5.6-13.6
No 11,537 8,400 66.8 65.1-68.4 1,293 9.5 8.7-10.4 1,844 23.7 22.1-25.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,893 8,770 69.2 67.6-70.8 1,509 10.8 10.0-11.8 1,614 19.9 18.4-21.5
Yes 1,096 708 55.9 50.6-61.2 98 8.3 6.1-11.0 290 35.8 30.6-41.3
Heavy Drinker
No 12,430 9,104 68.1 66.5-69.7 1,549 10.7 9.8-11.6 1,777 21.2 19.7-22.8
Yes 471 324 55.7 46.9-64.0 44 6.1 3.8- 9.7 103 38.2 29.7-47.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,516 1,032 61.4 56.9-65.7 196 12.3 9.8-15.4 288 26.3 22.3-30.7
No 11,443 8,411 68.2 66.5-69.8 1,404 10.2 9.4-11.1 1,628 21.6 20.0-23.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,100 812 64.3 59.0-69.3 153 14.0 10.6-18.1 135 21.7 17.4-26.7
No 12,096 8,804 67.5 65.8-69.1 1,479 10.2 9.4-11.1 1,813 22.3 20.7-24.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,718 1,331 76.7 73.0-80.0 285 16.1 13.4-19.2 102 7.2 5.2-10.0
No 11,520 8,319 66.4 64.7-68.0 1,348 9.9 9.0-10.8 1,853 23.8 22.2-25.4
Disability
Yes 4,594 3,315 68.5 65.9-71.0 747 14.7 13.0-16.6 532 16.8 14.7-19.2
No 7,862 5,788 67.7 65.7-69.6 817 9.2 8.2-10.2 1,257 23.2 21.4-25.1

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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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