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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,258 3,756 84.1 82.0-86.0 502 15.9 14.0-18.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 56 43 78.6 62.7-88.9 13 21.4 11.1-37.3
Recommended Range 1,261 1,116 82.3 77.3-86.4 145 17.7 13.6-22.7
Overweight 1,526 1,373 86.3 83.0-89.0 153 13.7 11.0-17.0
Obese 1,220 1,060 83.8 80.0-86.9 160 16.2 13.1-20.0
Current Smoker
No 3,536 3,207 87.3 85.1-89.2 329 12.7 10.8-14.9
Yes 710 538 69.1 62.7-74.8 172 30.9 25.2-37.3
History of CVD**
Yes 146 129 85.4 73.4-92.6 17 14.6 7.4-26.6
No 4,091 3,616 84.4 82.2-86.4 475 15.6 13.6-17.8
Binge Drinker
No 3,669 3,238 84.5 82.2-86.4 431 15.5 13.6-17.8
Yes 511 457 83.4 75.5-89.1 54 16.6 10.9-24.5
Heavy Drinker
No 3,995 3,535 84.6 82.4-86.6 460 15.4 13.4-17.6
Yes 167 149 87.2 77.7-93.0 18 12.8 7.0-22.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 467 387 80.7 74.4-85.7 80 19.3 14.3-25.6
No 3,738 3,324 84.6 82.3-86.7 414 15.4 13.3-17.7
Current Asthma
Yes 261 228 83.9 76.1-89.5 33 16.1 10.5-23.9
No 3,981 3,513 84.1 81.8-86.1 468 15.9 13.9-18.2
Diabetes
Yes 311 274 85.5 78.9-90.3 37 14.5 9.7-21.1
No 3,941 3,477 84.0 81.8-86.0 464 16.0 14.0-18.2
Disability
Yes 869 743 78.4 72.6-83.3 126 21.6 16.7-27.4
No 3,171 2,830 86.5 84.3-88.4 341 13.5 11.6-15.7

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

**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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