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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Healthy Days--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury,
for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,870 7,801 68.4 67.0-69.7 958 9.3 8.4-10.3 1,042 8.4 7.7- 9.3 937 6.9 6.2- 7.7 1,132 6.9 6.3- 7.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,372 6,846 68.3 66.9-69.8 834 9.6 8.6-10.6 903 8.5 7.7- 9.3 796 6.6 6.0- 7.4 993 7.0 6.3- 7.7
No 1,466 935 68.5 64.7-72.1 121 8.2 6.3-10.7 136 8.5 6.5-10.9 139 8.2 6.2-10.6 135 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 196 115 66.1 56.8-74.3 20 12.4 7.3-20.3 22 9.8 5.6-16.5 13 5.1 2.5-10.1 26 6.6 4.0-10.7
Recommended Range 3,684 2,572 70.9 68.3-73.5 271 8.8 7.1-10.8 310 9.0 7.6-10.8 236 5.7 4.7- 7.0 295 5.5 4.4- 6.9
Overweight 4,196 2,860 71.1 69.0-73.2 356 9.7 8.4-11.2 326 7.4 6.3- 8.7 311 6.3 5.3- 7.5 343 5.4 4.6- 6.4
Obese 3,226 1,853 61.0 58.3-63.6 284 9.7 8.2-11.5 335 9.4 8.0-11.1 331 9.2 7.7-10.9 423 10.7 9.2-12.3
Current Smoker
No 9,825 6,615 70.5 69.0-71.9 802 9.3 8.4-10.3 843 8.2 7.4- 9.1 704 6.0 5.4- 6.7 861 6.0 5.4- 6.7
Yes 1,997 1,153 59.9 56.1-63.5 151 9.3 7.2-12.1 194 9.5 7.7-11.6 231 10.8 8.7-13.3 268 10.6 8.6-12.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,543 720 45.3 41.7-48.9 85 6.4 4.6- 8.7 157 12.0 9.7-14.8 215 14.7 12.3-17.5 366 21.7 18.9-24.7
No 10,216 7,026 70.7 69.3-72.2 868 9.6 8.7-10.6 876 8.1 7.3- 9.0 706 6.1 5.4- 6.9 740 5.4 4.8- 6.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,751 6,993 67.5 66.0-68.9 848 9.1 8.2-10.1 957 8.7 7.9- 9.6 858 7.0 6.3- 7.8 1,095 7.7 6.9- 8.4
Yes 931 669 73.0 68.2-77.3 95 11.2 8.1-15.4 73 7.0 5.0- 9.7 67 6.7 4.6- 9.8 27 2.1 1.3- 3.4
Heavy Drinker
No 11,222 7,326 68.0 66.6-69.4 905 9.3 8.4-10.3 1,001 8.6 7.8- 9.5 893 7.0 6.3- 7.8 1,097 7.1 6.5- 7.9
Yes 396 284 70.0 62.1-76.9 34 10.4 6.1-17.2 30 7.2 4.5-11.5 31 8.3 4.9-13.8 17 4.0 2.1- 7.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,373 634 52.6 48.2-57.0 82 6.4 4.6- 8.8 139 10.2 7.9-13.2 166 11.0 8.7-13.9 352 19.7 16.6-23.3
No 10,244 6,998 70.5 69.1-72.0 865 9.7 8.8-10.8 887 8.3 7.5- 9.2 756 6.4 5.7- 7.2 738 5.0 4.5- 5.6
Current Asthma
Yes 988 400 46.5 41.2-51.8 88 9.5 7.1-12.5 133 14.1 10.9-18.1 159 14.4 11.5-17.8 208 15.6 12.8-18.8
No 10,816 7,373 70.3 68.8-71.7 865 9.3 8.4-10.3 903 8.0 7.2- 8.8 766 6.3 5.6- 7.0 909 6.2 5.5- 6.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,635 822 49.3 45.8-52.9 90 6.4 4.8- 8.5 158 8.9 7.2-10.9 218 14.5 12.1-17.2 347 20.9 18.1-24.2
No 10,102 6,880 70.4 68.9-71.8 858 9.6 8.7-10.7 876 8.4 7.6- 9.3 712 6.2 5.5- 6.9 776 5.4 4.8- 6.1
Disability
Yes 4,387 1,901 46.1 43.6-48.6 301 7.6 6.5- 8.8 509 11.1 9.8-12.6 683 15.5 13.8-17.3 993 19.8 17.9-21.8
No 6,991 5,511 78.2 76.6-79.8 625 10.2 9.0-11.6 494 7.1 6.2- 8.1 239 3.3 2.7- 4.0 122 1.2 0.9- 1.5

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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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