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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Health Insurance Coverage - Age Under 65*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,958 7,385 78.4 76.6-80.1 1,573 21.6 19.9-23.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 125 93 80.2 68.9-88.0 32 19.8 12.0-31.1
Recommended Range 2,666 2,215 78.4 74.9-81.6 451 21.6 18.4-25.1
Overweight 3,035 2,532 77.6 74.5-80.4 503 22.4 19.6-25.5
Obese 2,723 2,229 80.4 77.3-83.1 494 19.6 16.9-22.7
Current Smoker
No 6,956 5,975 80.9 78.8-82.8 981 19.1 17.2-21.2
Yes 1,973 1,386 69.8 66.3-73.1 587 30.2 26.9-33.7
History of CVD**
Yes 578 484 77.4 65.7-86.0 94 22.6 14.0-34.3
No 8,319 6,860 78.6 76.8-80.3 1,459 21.4 19.7-23.2
Binge Drinker
No 7,749 6,418 79.0 77.1-80.8 1,331 21.0 19.2-22.9
Yes 1,019 825 78.4 73.5-82.7 194 21.6 17.3-26.5
Heavy Drinker
No 8,347 6,906 79.3 77.6-81.0 1,441 20.7 19.0-22.4
Yes 372 297 67.6 57.2-76.6 75 32.4 23.4-42.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,173 914 76.0 71.4-80.1 259 24.0 19.9-28.6
No 7,651 6,368 79.3 77.4-81.1 1,283 20.7 18.9-22.6
Current Asthma
Yes 785 639 75.1 69.4-80.0 146 24.9 20.0-30.6
No 8,138 6,722 78.7 76.8-80.5 1,416 21.3 19.5-23.2
Diabetes
Yes 858 718 81.4 74.3-86.9 140 18.6 13.1-25.7
No 8,092 6,663 78.3 76.5-80.1 1,429 21.7 19.9-23.5
Disability
Yes 2,553 2,038 76.9 73.7-79.9 515 23.1 20.1-26.3
No 5,837 4,897 79.9 77.7-81.8 940 20.1 18.2-22.3

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 included

**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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