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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you have any trouble learning, remembering, or concentrating?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,499 1,583 13.0 11.9-14.1 9,916 87.0 85.9-88.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,080 1,317 11.6 10.6-12.6 8,763 88.4 87.4-89.4
No 1,390 259 18.9 15.5-23.0 1,131 81.1 77.0-84.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 194 37 21.4 14.3-30.6 157 78.6 69.4-85.7
Recommended Range 3,567 406 11.9 10.0-14.2 3,161 88.1 85.8-90.0
Overweight 4,067 505 11.1 9.6-12.9 3,562 88.9 87.1-90.4
Obese 3,130 555 16.4 14.4-18.5 2,575 83.6 81.5-85.6
Current Smoker
No 9,524 1,143 10.3 9.4-11.3 8,381 89.7 88.7-90.6
Yes 1,925 430 23.7 20.2-27.6 1,495 76.3 72.4-79.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,519 398 28.1 24.8-31.6 1,121 71.9 68.4-75.2
No 9,861 1,151 11.4 10.3-12.5 8,710 88.6 87.5-89.7
Binge Drinker
No 10,468 1,472 13.1 12.0-14.2 8,996 86.9 85.8-88.0
Yes 901 91 10.6 7.9-14.3 810 89.4 85.7-92.1
Heavy Drinker
No 10,921 1,519 12.8 11.8-13.9 9,402 87.2 86.1-88.2
Yes 381 38 18.1 10.0-30.5 343 81.9 69.5-90.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,327 389 28.4 24.2-33.0 938 71.6 67.0-75.8
No 9,912 1,133 10.7 9.7-11.8 8,779 89.3 88.2-90.3
Current Asthma
Yes 970 263 26.9 22.6-31.6 707 73.1 68.4-77.4
No 10,470 1,303 11.8 10.7-12.9 9,167 88.2 87.1-89.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,613 362 23.5 20.4-26.9 1,251 76.5 73.1-79.6
No 9,767 1,214 11.9 10.8-13.1 8,553 88.1 86.9-89.2

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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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