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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 (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,499 1,030 6.9 6.2- 7.5 10,469 93.1 92.5-93.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,931 898 7.1 6.4- 7.9 9,033 92.9 92.1-93.6
No 1,525 129 5.7 4.4- 7.4 1,396 94.3 92.6-95.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 178 45 13.2 8.0-21.1 133 86.8 78.9-92.0
Recommended Range 3,674 291 6.3 5.2- 7.6 3,383 93.7 92.4-94.8
Overweight 3,930 312 5.9 5.0- 7.0 3,618 94.1 93.0-95.0
Obese 2,960 333 8.7 7.3-10.2 2,627 91.3 89.8-92.7
Current Smoker
No 9,438 677 5.6 5.0- 6.3 8,761 94.4 93.7-95.0
Yes 2,012 348 11.2 9.5-13.2 1,664 88.8 86.8-90.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,453 337 23.2 19.9-26.9 1,116 76.8 73.1-80.1
No 9,934 664 5.1 4.5- 5.7 9,270 94.9 94.3-95.5
Binge Drinker
No 9,560 879 7.2 6.5- 8.0 8,681 92.8 92.0-93.5
Yes 1,030 62 4.9 3.4- 7.0 968 95.1 93.0-96.6
Heavy Drinker
No 10,085 908 7.0 6.3- 7.7 9,177 93.0 92.3-93.7
Yes 477 33 5.9 3.6- 9.5 444 94.1 90.5-96.4
Current Asthma
Yes 977 369 30.6 26.4-35.2 608 69.4 64.8-73.6
No 10,461 644 4.5 4.0- 5.1 9,817 95.5 94.9-96.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,599 261 16.3 13.7-19.2 1,338 83.7 80.8-86.3
No 9,878 768 5.7 5.1- 6.4 9,110 94.3 93.6-94.9
Disability
Yes 3,400 652 17.3 15.4-19.4 2,748 82.7 80.6-84.6
No 7,545 321 3.3 2.8- 4.0 7,224 96.7 96.0-97.2

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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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