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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,678 2,869 23.6 22.3-24.9 4,568 39.4 38.0-40.9 453 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,010 25.7 24.4-27.1 778 6.0 5.4- 6.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,219 2,531 23.5 22.2-24.8 4,076 41.1 39.6-42.7 398 5.4 4.7- 6.2 2,554 24.5 23.1-25.9 660 5.6 4.9- 6.3
No 1,430 331 24.2 20.6-28.3 482 32.3 28.6-36.1 53 4.4 2.8- 6.8 449 31.1 27.1-35.3 115 8.0 5.9-10.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 195 59 25.8 18.6-34.7 55 33.1 24.2-43.4 6 4.2 1.7-10.2 58 29.3 20.7-39.7 17 7.5 4.1-13.3
Recommended Range 3,617 900 23.7 21.2-26.4 1,331 34.9 32.4-37.5 187 7.6 6.1- 9.5 948 27.4 24.8-30.2 251 6.4 5.1- 7.9
Overweight 4,121 1,024 23.7 21.7-25.9 1,704 42.8 40.3-45.3 149 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,001 23.4 21.3-25.7 243 5.2 4.3- 6.3
Obese 3,187 754 23.2 21.0-25.7 1,279 40.8 38.1-43.6 94 3.5 2.5- 4.7 847 26.6 24.2-29.2 213 5.8 4.7- 7.2
Current Smoker
No 9,674 2,409 24.0 22.6-25.4 3,836 40.3 38.7-41.9 383 5.5 4.7- 6.4 2,417 24.2 22.8-25.6 629 6.1 5.4- 7.0
Yes 1,953 441 21.9 18.9-25.3 717 35.9 32.4-39.6 70 4.7 3.1- 6.9 581 31.8 28.0-35.9 144 5.6 4.3- 7.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,540 434 27.7 24.5-31.1 499 34.7 31.4-38.3 29 1.7 1.1- 2.8 454 27.6 24.6-30.8 124 8.3 6.3-10.8
No 10,017 2,412 23.1 21.8-24.6 4,033 40.0 38.4-41.6 422 5.7 4.9- 6.6 2,516 25.4 24.0-26.9 634 5.8 5.1- 6.6
Binge Drinker
No 10,626 2,643 23.7 22.4-25.1 4,122 39.3 37.8-40.8 387 4.9 4.2- 5.8 2,747 25.8 24.4-27.2 727 6.3 5.6- 7.1
Yes 918 204 24.4 20.0-29.5 405 42.7 37.7-47.8 60 7.6 5.3-10.7 216 22.0 18.0-26.6 33 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Heavy Drinker
No 11,092 2,739 23.8 22.5-25.2 4,333 39.6 38.1-41.1 419 5.1 4.4- 5.9 2,861 25.6 24.2-27.0 740 5.9 5.3- 6.7
Yes 385 89 20.8 15.3-27.7 166 41.1 33.2-49.4 28 7.6 4.5-12.4 85 27.3 18.8-38.0 17 3.2 1.7- 6.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,353 310 21.7 18.5-25.3 465 34.3 30.5-38.4 48 5.4 3.5- 8.5 399 29.3 25.0-34.0 131 9.2 7.1-11.8
No 10,057 2,487 23.9 22.5-25.3 4,034 40.3 38.8-41.9 400 5.2 4.5- 6.1 2,520 25.1 23.7-26.5 616 5.5 4.8- 6.3
Current Asthma
Yes 986 232 24.7 20.3-29.7 349 33.8 29.3-38.6 40 3.6 2.2- 5.9 292 31.5 26.6-36.8 73 6.4 4.6- 8.8
No 10,632 2,622 23.5 22.1-24.8 4,197 39.9 38.4-41.4 412 5.4 4.7- 6.3 2,700 25.2 23.8-26.7 701 6.0 5.3- 6.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,643 451 25.9 23.0-29.0 551 34.6 31.3-38.0 38 2.4 1.6- 3.6 479 30.4 27.1-33.8 124 6.8 5.3- 8.7
No 9,914 2,385 23.3 21.9-24.8 3,974 40.0 38.4-41.6 413 5.6 4.9- 6.5 2,499 25.2 23.7-26.7 643 5.9 5.2- 6.7
Disability
Yes 4,439 1,171 24.9 23.0-27.0 1,474 33.4 31.2-35.7 132 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,290 30.3 27.9-32.9 372 7.5 6.4- 8.8
No 7,062 1,651 22.6 21.0-24.3 3,042 42.8 40.9-44.7 314 6.0 5.1- 7.1 1,669 23.4 21.8-25.0 386 5.2 4.4- 6.1

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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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