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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,554 884 7.5 6.8- 8.3 9,670 92.5 91.7-93.2
No 1,487 133 7.4 5.7- 9.7 1,354 92.6 90.3-94.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 12 4.9 1.8-12.2 193 95.1 87.8-98.2
Recommended Range 3,746 240 6.1 4.9- 7.6 3,506 93.9 92.4-95.1
Overweight 4,253 319 6.7 5.6- 8.0 3,934 93.3 92.0-94.4
Obese 3,272 390 10.2 8.7-11.9 2,882 89.8 88.1-91.3
Current Smoker
No 10,008 786 7.2 6.4- 8.0 9,222 92.8 92.0-93.6
Yes 2,010 229 8.8 7.1-10.8 1,781 91.2 89.2-92.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,593 224 13.6 11.3-16.4 1,369 86.4 83.6-88.7
No 10,360 777 6.8 6.1- 7.6 9,583 93.2 92.4-93.9
Binge Drinker
No 10,945 947 7.9 7.1- 8.7 9,998 92.1 91.3-92.9
Yes 936 58 5.1 3.5- 7.3 878 94.9 92.7-96.5
Heavy Drinker
No 11,416 976 7.6 6.9- 8.4 10,440 92.4 91.6-93.1
Yes 396 29 7.8 4.6-13.1 367 92.2 86.9-95.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,390 191 11.6 9.4-14.3 1,199 88.4 85.7-90.6
No 10,391 795 6.8 6.1- 7.6 9,596 93.2 92.4-93.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,685 214 12.0 9.9-14.3 1,471 88.0 85.7-90.1
No 10,252 798 7.0 6.3- 7.9 9,454 93.0 92.1-93.7
Disability
Yes 4,527 656 13.9 12.3-15.6 3,871 86.1 84.4-87.7
No 7,044 334 4.6 3.9- 5.5 6,710 95.4 94.5-96.1

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

**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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