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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

General Preparedness--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Does your household have a 3-day supply of prescription medication for each person
who takes prescribed medicines?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No No one HH requires meds.
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,650 9,803 78.9 77.5-80.2 649 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,198 13.7 12.6-14.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,203 8,832 82.5 81.1-83.8 461 5.6 4.8- 6.5 910 11.9 10.8-13.1
No 1,418 946 63.0 58.8-67.1 186 15.3 12.2-19.0 286 21.6 18.4-25.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 195 171 85.6 77.3-91.1 11 5.8 2.9-11.3 13 8.6 4.3-16.5
Recommended Range 3,605 2,928 76.3 73.7-78.8 193 7.3 5.8- 9.2 484 16.3 14.3-18.6
Overweight 4,121 3,504 79.4 77.0-81.6 209 6.5 5.2- 8.2 408 14.1 12.3-16.1
Obese 3,174 2,757 81.9 79.2-84.3 190 8.1 6.4-10.3 227 10.0 8.2-12.1
Current Smoker
No 9,654 8,250 80.2 78.7-81.6 464 6.2 5.4- 7.2 940 13.5 12.3-14.9
Yes 1,948 1,516 73.7 70.0-77.0 184 12.3 9.6-15.6 248 14.0 11.8-16.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,534 1,442 93.8 91.7-95.3 63 4.7 3.3- 6.6 29 1.5 1.0- 2.4
No 9,996 8,256 77.4 75.9-78.9 574 7.5 6.6- 8.6 1,166 15.0 13.8-16.3
Binge Drinker
No 10,604 8,990 79.6 78.1-80.9 581 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,033 13.1 12.0-14.2
Yes 913 712 73.9 68.5-78.6 56 8.0 5.3-12.0 145 18.1 14.0-23.1
Heavy Drinker
No 11,067 9,341 79.1 77.7-80.4 609 7.4 6.5- 8.4 1,117 13.5 12.4-14.7
Yes 384 314 79.9 72.6-85.6 19 5.6 2.9-10.5 51 14.5 9.7-21.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,350 1,096 76.4 72.4-79.9 119 9.8 7.5-12.7 135 13.8 11.1-17.1
No 10,035 8,488 79.3 77.8-80.7 511 7.0 6.0- 8.0 1,036 13.7 12.5-15.0
Current Asthma
Yes 985 900 89.5 85.9-92.2 63 6.5 4.6- 9.1 22 4.0 2.3- 7.1
No 10,604 8,850 78.0 76.5-79.4 583 7.5 6.6- 8.6 1,171 14.5 13.3-15.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,637 1,551 93.7 91.7-95.3 72 5.3 3.9- 7.1 14 1.0 0.5- 2.1
No 9,893 8,151 77.3 75.7-78.7 569 7.6 6.7- 8.7 1,173 15.1 13.9-16.4
Disability
Yes 4,418 3,976 86.6 84.7-88.3 276 7.5 6.2- 9.1 166 5.9 4.7- 7.2
No 7,032 5,674 75.6 73.8-77.3 350 7.2 6.0- 8.5 1,008 17.3 15.8-18.8

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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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