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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 11,500 349 2.2 1.8- 2.6 11,151 97.8 97.4-98.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,934 314 2.4 2.0- 2.9 9,620 97.6 97.1-98.0
No 1,525 34 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,491 98.7 97.9-99.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 179 *** *** *** 173 97.6 90.5-99.4
Recommended Range 3,678 93 2.2 1.6- 3.1 3,585 97.8 96.9-98.4
Overweight 3,931 99 1.8 1.2- 2.6 3,832 98.2 97.4-98.8
Obese 2,959 126 2.6 2.0- 3.3 2,833 97.4 96.7-98.0
Current Smoker
No 9,439 286 2.2 1.8- 2.7 9,153 97.8 97.3-98.2
Yes 2,013 61 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,952 97.7 96.7-98.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,448 133 8.2 6.4-10.5 1,315 91.8 89.5-93.6
No 9,940 212 1.6 1.2- 2.0 9,728 98.4 98.0-98.8
Binge Drinker
No 9,561 300 2.3 1.9- 2.8 9,261 97.7 97.2-98.1
Yes 1,028 17 1.4 0.6- 3.2 1,011 98.6 96.8-99.4
Heavy Drinker
No 10,084 311 2.2 1.8- 2.7 9,773 97.8 97.3-98.2
Yes 477 *** *** *** 470 98.3 95.3-99.4
COPD
Yes 1,016 72 6.9 4.6-10.4 944 93.1 89.6-95.4
No 10,439 274 1.8 1.5- 2.2 10,165 98.2 97.8-98.5
Current Asthma
Yes 977 52 4.8 2.7- 8.4 925 95.2 91.6-97.3
No 10,460 296 2.0 1.6- 2.3 10,164 98.0 97.7-98.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,599 120 6.4 4.9- 8.3 1,479 93.6 91.7-95.1
No 9,879 227 1.7 1.3- 2.1 9,652 98.3 97.9-98.7
Disability
Yes 3,400 204 4.9 3.8- 6.3 3,196 95.1 93.7-96.2
No 7,543 126 1.3 1.0- 1.7 7,417 98.7 98.3-99.0

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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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