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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Women's Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,350 5,001 67.1 65.3-68.9 870 11.4 10.4-12.5 316 4.4 3.6- 5.3 660 8.4 7.5- 9.4 503 8.7 7.4-10.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,457 4,612 71.9 70.1-73.7 734 10.6 9.6-11.7 240 3.5 2.8- 4.4 481 6.5 5.6- 7.4 390 7.5 6.2- 9.1
No 883 384 44.3 39.2-49.5 135 15.1 11.9-19.0 75 8.9 6.3-12.4 178 17.6 14.3-21.5 111 14.1 10.9-18.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 155 99 63.1 51.6-73.2 17 11.9 6.3-21.4 5 1.3 0.5- 3.8 12 5.6 2.6-11.6 22 18.1 10.4-29.6
Recommended Range 2,550 1,729 66.2 63.0-69.4 299 10.8 9.1-12.6 116 4.8 3.5- 6.5 224 7.4 6.2- 8.9 182 10.7 8.3-13.9
Overweight 2,198 1,571 71.6 68.3-74.6 248 11.3 9.4-13.5 77 3.8 2.3- 6.2 201 8.1 6.7- 9.9 101 5.2 3.6- 7.5
Obese 1,971 1,290 64.0 60.6-67.2 243 12.5 10.5-14.9 97 4.9 3.8- 6.4 189 10.2 8.1-12.8 152 8.3 6.6-10.5
Current Smoker
No 6,182 4,341 69.3 67.4-71.2 712 11.2 10.1-12.4 247 3.8 3.0- 4.7 471 7.2 6.2- 8.2 411 8.5 7.2-10.0
Yes 1,142 642 56.2 51.3-61.0 158 12.5 9.8-15.7 68 7.7 5.2-11.2 186 14.5 11.9-17.5 88 9.2 6.0-13.9
History of CVD**
Yes 830 506 60.7 55.8-65.3 82 11.0 8.0-15.0 40 4.6 2.9- 7.3 121 14.7 11.7-18.4 81 9.0 6.7-11.9
No 6,450 4,452 67.8 65.8-69.6 783 11.5 10.4-12.6 269 4.4 3.5- 5.4 532 7.8 6.9- 8.9 414 8.6 7.2-10.1
Binge Drinker
No 6,904 4,680 66.5 64.7-68.4 820 11.4 10.4-12.6 295 4.5 3.7- 5.5 620 8.4 7.5- 9.5 489 9.1 7.8-10.6
Yes 379 285 77.8 71.6-83.0 39 8.1 5.3-12.2 17 4.0 2.2- 7.3 30 7.2 4.3-11.9 8 2.8 1.2- 6.9
Heavy Drinker
No 7,029 4,779 67.0 65.1-68.8 835 11.3 10.3-12.4 306 4.5 3.7- 5.5 624 8.3 7.4- 9.3 485 8.9 7.6-10.3
Yes 220 150 71.7 62.9-79.1 25 10.3 6.3-16.5 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6 28 11.7 6.7-19.6 10 3.8 1.6- 8.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 904 548 58.0 52.6-63.2 116 12.8 10.0-16.2 44 5.8 3.9- 8.4 109 11.7 8.6-15.6 87 11.8 7.8-17.5
No 6,269 4,347 68.6 66.7-70.5 733 11.2 10.1-12.4 264 4.2 3.3- 5.2 534 7.9 7.0- 8.9 391 8.1 6.9- 9.6
Current Asthma
Yes 745 487 62.6 57.2-67.6 101 15.2 11.7-19.5 38 6.3 4.0- 9.8 63 8.2 5.8-11.3 56 7.7 5.1-11.4
No 6,565 4,488 67.6 65.7-69.5 766 11.0 10.0-12.2 275 4.2 3.4- 5.2 589 8.3 7.4- 9.4 447 8.8 7.5-10.4
Diabetes
Yes 996 640 60.7 56.2-65.1 104 13.8 10.6-17.6 47 4.7 3.2- 6.7 110 11.4 8.8-14.7 95 9.4 7.1-12.5
No 6,263 4,293 67.8 65.8-69.7 756 11.1 10.0-12.3 266 4.4 3.5- 5.4 547 8.1 7.1- 9.2 401 8.6 7.3-10.2
Disability
Yes 2,818 1,742 59.5 56.4-62.5 338 12.5 10.7-14.4 139 5.4 4.1- 7.2 340 11.6 10.0-13.4 259 11.0 8.7-13.8
No 4,334 3,119 70.5 68.2-72.7 514 11.0 9.7-12.4 171 4.1 3.2- 5.3 309 7.0 5.9- 8.3 221 7.3 5.9- 9.0

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a clinical breast exam and those who were not asked formed NEVER category.

**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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