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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Body Mass Index Grouping-Underweight, Recommended Range, Overweight and Obese*

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  Total
Respond.^
Underweight Recommended Range Overweight Obese
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,534 205 1.4 1.2- 1.7 3,766 33.2 31.8-34.7 4,269 36.7 35.3-38.2 3,294 28.6 27.3-30.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,108 180 1.5 1.2- 1.8 3,334 33.1 31.6-34.6 3,786 37.2 35.7-38.8 2,808 28.2 26.8-29.7
No 1,401 24 1.1 0.7- 1.8 425 33.7 29.4-38.2 474 34.7 30.7-38.9 478 30.5 26.9-34.4
Current Smoker
No 9,529 158 1.5 1.2- 1.8 3,007 31.8 30.3-33.4 3,584 36.9 35.3-38.4 2,780 29.8 28.4-31.4
Yes 1,957 44 1.3 0.8- 2.0 739 38.7 34.8-42.7 670 36.0 32.3-39.9 504 24.0 21.1-27.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,543 30 1.3 0.8- 2.1 434 25.8 22.9-29.0 595 39.3 35.8-43.0 484 33.5 30.2-37.1
No 9,884 173 1.4 1.2- 1.8 3,300 34.0 32.4-35.7 3,637 36.5 34.9-38.0 2,774 28.1 26.6-29.6
Binge Drinker
No 10,450 188 1.4 1.2- 1.7 3,402 33.5 31.9-35.0 3,828 35.7 34.3-37.3 3,032 29.4 28.0-30.8
Yes 916 13 1.6 0.8- 3.1 303 31.3 26.6-36.4 376 42.5 37.5-47.6 224 24.7 20.6-29.3
Heavy Drinker
No 10,916 191 1.4 1.1- 1.7 3,513 33.0 31.5-34.6 4,030 36.4 34.9-37.9 3,182 29.2 27.8-30.6
Yes 388 7 2.0 0.7- 5.9 171 36.7 29.3-44.8 149 42.4 33.6-51.6 61 18.9 13.2-26.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,321 28 1.3 0.8- 2.2 352 26.3 22.4-30.6 463 35.7 31.4-40.3 478 36.6 32.5-41.0
No 9,956 169 1.4 1.2- 1.8 3,312 34.1 32.5-35.7 3,736 37.1 35.5-38.6 2,739 27.4 26.0-28.9
Current Asthma
Yes 961 12 0.9 0.3- 2.5 240 27.2 22.5-32.6 319 33.0 28.3-38.0 390 38.9 34.0-44.0
No 10,515 193 1.5 1.2- 1.8 3,506 33.7 32.2-35.3 3,934 37.1 35.6-38.6 2,882 27.7 26.3-29.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,615 16 0.9 0.5- 1.8 221 12.2 9.9-15.0 538 30.7 27.6-34.1 840 56.1 52.5-59.6
No 9,839 185 1.5 1.2- 1.8 3,513 35.5 33.9-37.1 3,700 37.3 35.8-38.9 2,441 25.7 24.3-27.2
Disability
Yes 4,346 97 1.8 1.4- 2.4 1,202 27.9 25.6-30.4 1,449 31.9 29.6-34.2 1,598 38.4 36.0-40.9
No 6,735 101 1.3 1.0- 1.6 2,398 35.6 33.7-37.5 2,653 39.0 37.1-40.9 1,583 24.1 22.5-25.9

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*Body mass index is computed as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared:(kg/ m2).
BMI is an intermediate variable used in defining overweight and obesity. Underweight=BMI less than 18.5,
Recommended Range=BMI 18.5 to 24.9, Overweight=BMI 25.0 to 29.9 and Obese= BMI greater than 30.0

**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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