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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,137 3,277 20.2 19.1-21.4 9,860 79.8 78.6-80.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,479 2,902 20.9 19.7-22.2 8,577 79.1 77.8-80.3
No 1,630 367 17.2 14.4-20.5 1,263 82.8 79.5-85.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 212 69 26.2 17.0-38.1 143 73.8 61.9-83.0
Recommended Range 4,162 816 15.2 13.5-17.1 3,346 84.8 82.9-86.5
Overweight 4,517 1,049 19.5 17.6-21.5 3,468 80.5 78.5-82.4
Obese 3,640 1,195 26.4 24.1-28.9 2,445 73.6 71.1-75.9
Current Smoker
No 10,710 2,481 18.1 17.0-19.4 8,229 81.9 80.6-83.0
Yes 2,371 777 28.1 25.2-31.3 1,594 71.9 68.7-74.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,574 799 47.6 42.5-52.8 775 52.4 47.2-57.5
No 11,432 2,421 17.4 16.3-18.6 9,011 82.6 81.4-83.7
Binge Drinker
No 11,862 3,085 21.2 20.0-22.5 8,777 78.8 77.5-80.0
Yes 1,095 160 14.6 11.1-18.9 935 85.4 81.1-88.9
Heavy Drinker
No 12,400 3,123 20.2 19.1-21.4 9,277 79.8 78.6-80.9
Yes 472 91 19.7 13.3-28.2 381 80.3 71.8-86.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,504 651 37.9 33.6-42.3 853 62.1 57.7-66.4
No 11,345 2,525 17.4 16.3-18.5 8,820 82.6 81.5-83.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,087 511 40.6 35.6-45.8 576 59.4 54.2-64.4
No 11,992 2,741 18.5 17.3-19.7 9,251 81.5 80.3-82.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,698 736 39.3 35.4-43.3 962 60.7 56.7-64.6
No 11,422 2,537 18.2 17.1-19.5 8,885 81.8 80.5-82.9

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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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