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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A disability can be physical, mental, emotional, or communication related. Do you consider yourself to have a disability?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,450 665 4.7 4.1- 5.2 927 6.3 5.6- 7.0 836 6.1 5.5- 6.8 9,022 83.0 81.9-84.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,033 586 4.8 4.3- 5.4 817 6.2 5.6- 6.9 735 6.3 5.6- 7.0 7,895 82.7 81.6-83.7
No 1,389 77 3.9 2.7- 5.7 107 6.4 4.6- 9.0 100 5.4 4.1- 7.1 1,105 84.2 81.1-87.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 189 18 5.7 2.9-10.6 20 6.7 3.7-11.8 22 11.2 6.2-19.4 129 76.5 67.6-83.5
Recommended Range 3,551 184 4.3 3.4- 5.3 213 4.5 3.5- 5.7 202 5.0 4.0- 6.2 2,952 86.3 84.4-87.9
Overweight 4,060 221 4.1 3.4- 5.0 309 5.6 4.6- 6.8 238 4.8 3.9- 5.9 3,292 85.5 83.8-87.0
Obese 3,110 218 6.1 4.9- 7.5 337 8.8 7.5-10.4 328 8.7 7.4-10.1 2,227 76.4 74.1-78.6
Current Smoker
No 9,492 546 4.4 3.9- 5.0 720 5.6 5.0- 6.3 557 4.6 4.1- 5.2 7,669 85.4 84.3-86.4
Yes 1,909 117 5.8 4.4- 7.6 202 8.9 7.0-11.2 273 12.2 10.2-14.6 1,317 73.1 69.8-76.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,503 186 13.0 10.7-15.6 245 14.4 12.1-17.1 273 20.3 17.4-23.6 799 52.3 48.6-55.9
No 9,829 471 3.9 3.3- 4.4 665 5.4 4.8- 6.2 536 4.5 3.9- 5.1 8,157 86.2 85.1-87.2
Binge Drinker
No 10,421 626 4.8 4.3- 5.4 871 6.7 6.0- 7.4 788 6.4 5.7- 7.1 8,136 82.2 81.0-83.2
Yes 902 32 3.7 2.0- 6.8 47 3.5 2.4- 5.1 41 4.3 2.8- 6.5 782 88.4 84.9-91.1
Heavy Drinker
No 10,874 642 4.8 4.2- 5.4 894 6.4 5.7- 7.1 806 6.2 5.5- 6.8 8,532 82.7 81.6-83.7
Yes 382 12 2.5 1.1- 5.5 23 5.0 2.9- 8.7 12 4.5 2.1- 9.4 335 88.0 82.4-91.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,311 86 6.6 4.8- 9.1 168 9.9 7.9-12.4 270 15.9 13.3-18.7 787 67.6 63.6-71.3
No 9,889 562 4.4 3.8- 5.0 729 5.7 5.1- 6.5 533 4.6 4.0- 5.3 8,065 85.3 84.2-86.3
Current Asthma
Yes 959 81 6.5 4.5- 9.4 156 15.1 11.6-19.6 180 15.2 12.3-18.7 542 63.1 58.0-67.9
No 10,433 581 4.5 4.0- 5.1 764 5.5 4.9- 6.2 645 5.3 4.7- 6.0 8,443 84.6 83.6-85.6
Diabetes
Yes 1,592 173 10.1 8.2-12.3 230 12.8 10.7-15.3 236 16.7 13.9-19.8 953 60.4 56.8-63.9
No 9,742 488 4.1 3.6- 4.7 691 5.6 4.9- 6.3 593 4.9 4.4- 5.6 7,970 85.4 84.3-86.4

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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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