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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,507 1,438 13.2 12.2-14.3 10,069 86.8 85.7-87.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,935 1,228 13.0 11.9-14.2 8,707 87.0 85.8-88.1
No 1,529 202 13.6 11.2-16.3 1,327 86.4 83.7-88.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,674 363 12.2 10.4-14.3 3,311 87.8 85.7-89.6
Overweight 3,933 418 10.7 9.3-12.4 3,515 89.3 87.6-90.7
Obese 2,966 501 15.6 13.7-17.8 2,465 84.4 82.2-86.3
Current Smoker
No 9,445 1,117 12.7 11.6-13.9 8,328 87.3 86.1-88.4
Yes 2,013 316 15.1 12.9-17.7 1,697 84.9 82.3-87.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,461 291 19.0 16.1-22.3 1,170 81.0 77.7-83.9
No 9,931 1,122 12.5 11.5-13.7 8,809 87.5 86.3-88.5
Binge Drinker
No 9,564 1,201 13.4 12.3-14.7 8,363 86.6 85.3-87.7
Yes 1,029 107 11.5 9.0-14.8 922 88.5 85.2-91.0
Heavy Drinker
No 10,087 1,249 13.1 12.0-14.3 8,838 86.9 85.7-88.0
Yes 477 54 14.1 9.7-20.0 423 85.9 80.0-90.3
COPD
Yes 1,023 422 43.8 39.0-48.7 601 56.2 51.3-61.0
No 10,439 1,005 10.9 9.9-12.0 9,434 89.1 88.0-90.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,603 281 18.6 15.8-21.8 1,322 81.4 78.2-84.2
No 9,881 1,153 12.5 11.4-13.6 8,728 87.5 86.4-88.6
Disability
Yes 3,409 695 22.2 19.9-24.7 2,714 77.8 75.3-80.1
No 7,542 658 10.1 9.0-11.3 6,884 89.9 88.7-91.0

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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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