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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Adults who have a body mass index greater than 25.00 (Overweight or Obese)*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,534 3,971 34.7 33.2-36.2 7,563 65.3 63.8-66.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,108 3,514 34.6 33.1-36.1 6,594 65.4 63.9-66.9
No 1,401 449 34.8 30.6-39.3 952 65.2 60.7-69.4
Current Smoker
No 9,529 3,165 33.3 31.7-34.9 6,364 66.7 65.1-68.3
Yes 1,957 783 40.0 36.1-44.0 1,174 60.0 56.0-63.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,543 464 27.1 24.2-30.3 1,079 72.9 69.7-75.8
No 9,884 3,473 35.5 33.9-37.1 6,411 64.5 62.9-66.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,450 3,590 34.9 33.3-36.5 6,860 65.1 63.5-66.7
Yes 916 316 32.9 28.1-38.0 600 67.1 62.0-71.9
Heavy Drinker
No 10,916 3,704 34.4 32.9-36.0 7,212 65.6 64.0-67.1
Yes 388 178 38.7 31.1-47.0 210 61.3 53.0-68.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,321 380 27.6 23.7-31.9 941 72.4 68.1-76.3
No 9,956 3,481 35.5 33.9-37.1 6,475 64.5 62.9-66.1
Current Asthma
Yes 961 252 28.2 23.4-33.5 709 71.8 66.5-76.6
No 10,515 3,699 35.2 33.7-36.8 6,816 64.8 63.2-66.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,615 237 13.2 10.8-15.9 1,378 86.8 84.1-89.2
No 9,839 3,698 37.0 35.4-38.6 6,141 63.0 61.4-64.6
Disability
Yes 4,346 1,299 29.7 27.4-32.2 3,047 70.3 67.8-72.6
No 6,735 2,499 36.9 35.0-38.8 4,236 63.1 61.2-65.0

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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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