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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,980 8,410 66.1 64.6-67.5 1,171 10.2 9.3-11.3 1,260 9.5 8.6-10.3 1,015 7.4 6.6- 8.2 1,124 6.9 6.2- 7.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,339 7,379 65.9 64.4-67.4 1,023 10.7 9.7-11.9 1,074 9.5 8.6-10.5 873 7.2 6.4- 8.1 990 6.7 5.9- 7.4
No 1,615 1,014 66.6 62.3-70.7 146 8.2 6.0-11.0 183 9.2 7.3-11.6 141 8.2 6.0-11.1 131 7.8 5.8-10.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 202 118 54.2 40.9-67.0 17 9.3 4.2-19.2 13 10.2 4.2-22.7 18 15.5 7.6-29.0 36 10.7 6.7-16.9
Recommended Range 4,120 2,865 69.9 67.1-72.5 364 10.8 8.9-13.2 351 8.2 6.9- 9.6 259 5.7 4.6- 7.2 281 5.4 4.3- 6.6
Overweight 4,476 2,992 67.6 65.3-69.9 410 10.1 8.7-11.7 387 8.4 7.2- 9.7 320 7.2 5.9- 8.8 367 6.6 5.6- 7.9
Obese 3,601 2,064 60.9 58.0-63.8 322 9.5 8.1-11.2 456 12.1 10.4-14.1 363 9.0 7.6-10.6 396 8.5 7.0-10.2
Current Smoker
No 10,577 7,030 68.1 66.4-69.6 955 10.2 9.1-11.4 1,026 9.4 8.5-10.3 742 6.3 5.6- 7.1 824 6.1 5.4- 6.9
Yes 2,346 1,349 58.6 55.0-62.2 207 10.1 8.1-12.6 229 9.9 8.0-12.2 269 11.6 9.3-14.4 292 9.7 7.9-11.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,521 681 48.5 43.1-53.9 91 5.6 4.0- 7.8 160 10.4 8.1-13.2 242 15.0 12.2-18.2 347 20.6 16.7-25.1
No 11,336 7,668 67.9 66.4-69.5 1,072 10.6 9.6-11.8 1,084 9.4 8.5-10.3 756 6.5 5.7- 7.4 756 5.5 4.9- 6.3
Binge Drinker
No 11,627 7,464 66.0 64.5-67.5 1,027 9.4 8.6-10.4 1,116 9.4 8.5-10.3 953 7.8 7.0- 8.7 1,067 7.3 6.6- 8.1
Yes 1,091 766 66.4 60.8-71.6 123 16.3 11.9-21.9 120 9.7 7.4-12.6 46 4.2 2.7- 6.6 36 3.3 1.7- 6.6
Heavy Drinker
No 12,165 7,832 66.2 64.7-67.7 1,098 10.0 9.1-11.1 1,196 9.4 8.6-10.3 964 7.4 6.6- 8.2 1,075 7.0 6.3- 7.8
Yes 471 339 61.9 52.9-70.2 45 18.1 10.8-28.8 40 10.6 6.8-16.3 26 5.9 3.1-11.0 21 3.4 1.9- 6.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,470 694 50.0 45.4-54.5 106 10.1 7.2-13.9 132 10.2 7.8-13.2 177 10.2 8.0-12.8 361 19.6 16.2-23.6
No 11,265 7,568 68.4 66.8-69.9 1,052 10.3 9.3-11.5 1,105 9.3 8.5-10.3 816 7.0 6.1- 7.9 724 5.0 4.4- 5.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,071 471 46.5 41.3-51.8 89 9.9 7.2-13.4 158 17.0 12.8-22.2 152 13.2 10.0-17.1 201 13.5 10.9-16.7
No 11,852 7,914 67.8 66.3-69.3 1,078 10.3 9.3-11.4 1,091 8.8 8.0- 9.7 858 6.8 6.1- 7.7 911 6.3 5.6- 7.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,639 789 49.8 45.6-54.1 113 7.8 6.0- 9.9 196 11.3 9.2-13.9 240 14.9 12.3-17.9 301 16.3 13.5-19.4
No 11,326 7,612 67.8 66.3-69.4 1,055 10.3 9.3-11.4 1,064 9.3 8.4-10.2 773 6.6 5.8- 7.5 822 5.9 5.2- 6.7
Disability
Yes 4,403 1,812 41.3 38.7-43.9 353 10.4 8.3-13.0 565 12.2 10.7-13.9 701 16.0 14.2-17.9 972 20.1 18.0-22.4
No 7,803 6,041 75.9 74.2-77.6 752 10.5 9.4-11.7 628 8.3 7.3- 9.4 262 3.8 3.0- 4.7 120 1.5 1.2- 2.1

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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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