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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,107 1,541 12.6 11.6-13.7 10,566 87.4 86.3-88.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,585 1,329 12.2 11.2-13.3 9,256 87.8 86.7-88.8
No 1,491 209 14.0 11.2-17.3 1,282 86.0 82.7-88.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 18 8.5 4.4-16.0 187 91.5 84.0-95.6
Recommended Range 3,758 383 10.9 9.2-12.9 3,375 89.1 87.1-90.8
Overweight 4,260 487 11.2 9.6-13.0 3,773 88.8 87.0-90.4
Obese 3,286 570 16.8 14.8-19.1 2,716 83.2 80.9-85.2
Current Smoker
No 10,032 1,198 11.8 10.8-12.9 8,834 88.2 87.1-89.2
Yes 2,021 338 15.9 13.2-19.0 1,683 84.1 81.0-86.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,598 293 18.1 15.5-21.0 1,305 81.9 79.0-84.5
No 10,389 1,221 12.0 10.9-13.1 9,168 88.0 86.9-89.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,978 1,404 12.6 11.6-13.7 9,574 87.4 86.3-88.4
Yes 937 109 11.6 8.8-15.1 828 88.4 84.9-91.2
Heavy Drinker
No 11,450 1,459 12.3 11.3-13.4 9,991 87.7 86.6-88.7
Yes 397 54 20.9 12.8-32.4 343 79.1 67.6-87.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,401 274 20.8 16.9-25.2 1,127 79.2 74.8-83.1
No 10,414 1,227 11.4 10.4-12.5 9,187 88.6 87.5-89.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,697 320 19.2 16.6-22.2 1,377 80.8 77.8-83.4
No 10,274 1,210 11.9 10.8-13.1 9,064 88.1 86.9-89.2
Disability
Yes 4,545 881 20.0 18.0-22.1 3,664 80.0 77.9-82.0
No 7,058 609 9.2 8.1-10.5 6,449 90.8 89.5-91.9

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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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