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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 for Those Employed for Wages (Age under 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,952 4,361 84.0 81.7-86.1 591 16.0 13.9-18.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 53 40 71.6 54.7-84.0 13 28.4 16.0-45.3
Recommended Range 1,452 1,293 84.7 79.9-88.5 159 15.3 11.5-20.1
Overweight 1,736 1,527 82.4 78.4-85.8 209 17.6 14.2-21.6
Obese 1,512 1,327 85.7 81.4-89.2 185 14.3 10.8-18.6
Current Smoker
No 3,996 3,621 86.5 83.9-88.7 375 13.5 11.3-16.1
Yes 941 727 74.8 69.4-79.5 214 25.2 20.5-30.6
History of CVD**
Yes 159 139 71.7 44.0-89.1 20 28.3 10.9-56.0
No 4,771 4,210 84.6 82.4-86.5 561 15.4 13.5-17.6
Binge Drinker
No 4,225 3,732 85.4 83.1-87.5 493 14.6 12.5-16.9
Yes 624 546 80.7 73.6-86.3 78 19.3 13.7-26.4
Heavy Drinker
No 4,624 4,084 85.4 83.3-87.3 540 14.6 12.7-16.7
Yes 204 174 67.3 51.9-79.7 30 32.7 20.3-48.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 549 458 80.3 72.7-86.1 91 19.7 13.9-27.3
No 4,343 3,855 85.3 83.0-87.3 488 14.7 12.7-17.0
Current Asthma
Yes 335 294 80.6 72.1-87.0 41 19.4 13.0-27.9
No 4,604 4,057 84.3 81.9-86.4 547 15.7 13.6-18.1
Diabetes
Yes 316 293 95.3 91.7-97.4 23 4.7 2.6- 8.3
No 4,629 4,065 83.8 81.4-85.9 564 16.2 14.1-18.6
Disability
Yes 906 751 78.1 72.2-83.0 155 21.9 17.0-27.8
No 3,699 3,307 85.9 83.5-88.1 392 14.1 11.9-16.5

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