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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Status--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,096 2,010 19.4 18.2-20.6 3,744 32.2 30.8-33.6 3,682 30.4 29.0-31.8 1,742 12.5 11.6-13.4 918 5.6 5.0- 6.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,571 1,829 20.6 19.4-21.9 3,369 33.8 32.4-35.3 3,118 28.5 27.1-29.9 1,455 11.5 10.6-12.5 800 5.5 5.0- 6.2
No 1,492 178 13.9 11.2-17.1 365 25.3 21.8-29.0 551 38.6 34.5-42.8 282 16.6 14.0-19.7 116 5.6 4.2- 7.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 202 33 19.2 12.7-28.1 49 34.4 25.1-45.2 65 28.3 20.7-37.4 26 9.7 5.9-15.6 29 8.3 4.9-13.8
Recommended Range 3,748 971 28.9 26.4-31.4 1,174 32.5 30.0-35.2 972 24.6 22.1-27.3 396 9.4 7.9-11.3 235 4.5 3.7- 5.6
Overweight 4,257 707 18.8 17.0-20.8 1,463 35.5 33.2-37.8 1,266 30.8 28.5-33.3 566 11.0 9.7-12.5 255 3.8 3.2- 4.6
Obese 3,289 227 9.9 8.2-11.9 896 28.5 26.1-31.1 1,151 35.5 32.8-38.2 657 17.3 15.5-19.2 358 8.8 7.5-10.4
Current Smoker
No 10,021 1,791 21.1 19.8-22.5 3,191 32.8 31.4-34.3 3,013 29.9 28.4-31.5 1,336 11.3 10.4-12.3 690 4.8 4.3- 5.4
Yes 2,022 210 12.4 10.1-15.1 537 29.6 26.2-33.4 654 32.1 28.5-35.9 396 17.3 14.8-20.1 225 8.6 6.9-10.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,592 54 2.9 2.0- 4.3 231 14.8 12.5-17.6 468 27.7 24.8-30.7 461 31.8 28.5-35.4 378 22.7 19.9-25.8
No 10,383 1,951 21.2 19.9-22.5 3,491 34.0 32.5-35.5 3,188 30.7 29.2-32.2 1,242 10.4 9.5-11.4 511 3.8 3.3- 4.3
Binge Drinker
No 10,965 1,792 19.4 18.1-20.7 3,318 31.2 29.8-32.6 3,334 30.2 28.8-31.7 1,648 13.4 12.4-14.5 873 5.8 5.3- 6.5
Yes 938 183 19.4 16.1-23.3 364 40.1 35.2-45.2 292 31.4 26.6-36.6 69 5.3 3.8- 7.4 30 3.7 2.0- 6.9
Heavy Drinker
No 11,440 1,865 19.0 17.9-20.3 3,529 32.1 30.7-33.5 3,483 30.4 28.9-31.8 1,678 12.8 11.9-13.8 885 5.7 5.1- 6.3
Yes 396 86 24.1 17.6-32.0 137 31.0 24.4-38.4 119 32.3 23.8-42.2 40 8.7 5.6-13.4 14 3.9 1.9- 7.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,401 131 12.0 9.3-15.3 262 21.3 17.9-25.1 400 30.3 26.2-34.7 334 21.9 18.5-25.8 274 14.5 12.2-17.2
No 10,408 1,846 20.4 19.2-21.8 3,432 34.0 32.5-35.5 3,185 30.3 28.8-31.9 1,350 11.0 10.2-12.0 595 4.2 3.7- 4.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,018 68 9.0 6.3-12.6 182 21.4 17.1-26.5 330 33.3 28.6-38.4 242 21.8 18.1-26.0 196 14.4 11.8-17.5
No 11,017 1,940 20.3 19.1-21.6 3,543 33.1 31.6-34.5 3,335 30.2 28.7-31.7 1,488 11.7 10.8-12.7 711 4.8 4.2- 5.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,691 42 2.7 1.8- 4.0 266 15.9 13.5-18.5 523 29.9 26.9-33.2 508 30.3 27.2-33.7 352 21.2 18.3-24.4
No 10,269 1,947 21.2 20.0-22.6 3,437 33.9 32.4-35.5 3,105 30.4 28.8-31.9 1,220 10.6 9.6-11.5 560 3.9 3.4- 4.4
Disability
Yes 4,535 218 6.8 5.5- 8.3 808 19.0 17.3-20.9 1,451 32.1 29.8-34.6 1,205 25.8 23.8-27.9 853 16.3 14.7-18.0
No 7,057 1,687 25.3 23.7-27.0 2,787 38.7 36.9-40.6 2,050 29.1 27.4-30.9 477 6.1 5.3- 7.1 56 0.7 0.4- 1.1

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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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