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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have a depressive disorder, including depression, major depression,
dysthymia, or minor depression?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,486 2,151 17.5 16.4-18.6 9,335 82.5 81.4-83.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,920 1,817 17.3 16.2-18.5 8,103 82.7 81.5-83.8
No 1,524 332 18.2 15.7-21.2 1,192 81.8 78.8-84.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 176 39 13.3 7.7-22.1 137 86.7 77.9-92.3
Recommended Range 3,673 574 15.1 13.3-17.1 3,099 84.9 82.9-86.7
Overweight 3,924 668 15.4 13.8-17.1 3,256 84.6 82.9-86.2
Obese 2,965 751 23.1 20.8-25.6 2,214 76.9 74.4-79.2
Current Smoker
No 9,431 1,537 15.1 14.0-16.3 7,894 84.9 83.7-86.0
Yes 2,007 607 26.0 23.3-29.0 1,400 74.0 71.0-76.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,460 420 30.4 26.8-34.3 1,040 69.6 65.7-73.2
No 9,912 1,698 16.0 14.9-17.1 8,214 84.0 82.9-85.1
Binge Drinker
No 9,550 1,795 17.8 16.7-19.1 7,755 82.2 80.9-83.3
Yes 1,029 181 15.2 12.4-18.6 848 84.8 81.4-87.6
Heavy Drinker
No 10,075 1,862 17.3 16.2-18.5 8,213 82.7 81.5-83.8
Yes 476 106 18.2 13.7-23.7 370 81.8 76.3-86.3
COPD
Yes 1,024 404 40.9 36.2-45.8 620 59.1 54.2-63.8
No 10,415 1,733 15.7 14.6-16.8 8,682 84.3 83.2-85.4
Current Asthma
Yes 983 375 39.0 34.1-44.1 608 61.0 55.9-65.9
No 10,442 1,760 15.4 14.3-16.5 8,682 84.6 83.5-85.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,607 425 26.5 23.4-29.9 1,182 73.5 70.1-76.6
No 9,859 1,723 16.4 15.3-17.6 8,136 83.6 82.4-84.7
Disability
Yes 3,397 1,131 35.5 32.9-38.2 2,266 64.5 61.8-67.1
No 7,537 921 11.5 10.5-12.7 6,616 88.5 87.3-89.5

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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