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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Health Care Access--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Was there a time during the last 12 months when you needed to see a doctor, but could not because of the cost?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,122 1,762 17.5 16.3-18.7 10,360 82.5 81.3-83.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,597 995 10.2 9.2-11.2 9,602 89.8 88.8-90.8
No 1,494 761 48.6 44.4-52.8 733 51.4 47.2-55.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 204 29 16.7 10.5-25.6 175 83.3 74.4-89.5
Recommended Range 3,765 449 16.1 13.9-18.6 3,316 83.9 81.4-86.1
Overweight 4,264 580 15.2 13.5-17.1 3,684 84.8 82.9-86.5
Obese 3,287 609 22.1 19.8-24.6 2,678 77.9 75.4-80.2
Current Smoker
No 10,040 1,150 13.8 12.6-15.0 8,890 86.2 85.0-87.4
Yes 2,028 604 32.7 29.2-36.3 1,424 67.3 63.7-70.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,601 235 17.3 14.7-20.3 1,366 82.7 79.7-85.3
No 10,398 1,498 17.4 16.1-18.7 8,900 82.6 81.3-83.9
Binge Drinker
No 10,989 1,565 17.2 16.0-18.5 9,424 82.8 81.5-84.0
Yes 940 163 19.9 15.7-24.9 777 80.1 75.1-84.3
Heavy Drinker
No 11,463 1,653 17.4 16.2-18.7 9,810 82.6 81.3-83.8
Yes 399 74 18.6 13.6-24.9 325 81.4 75.1-86.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,400 400 31.5 27.5-35.8 1,000 68.5 64.2-72.5
No 10,428 1,326 15.5 14.3-16.8 9,102 84.5 83.2-85.7
Current Asthma
Yes 1,017 244 26.4 22.2-31.1 773 73.6 68.9-77.8
No 11,039 1,499 16.7 15.5-18.0 9,540 83.3 82.0-84.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,695 285 21.5 18.4-24.8 1,410 78.5 75.2-81.6
No 10,290 1,466 17.2 15.9-18.5 8,824 82.8 81.5-84.1
Disability
Yes 4,553 940 25.8 23.6-28.1 3,613 74.2 71.9-76.4
No 7,064 737 13.0 11.7-14.4 6,327 87.0 85.6-88.3

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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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