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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 had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,514 1,112 6.5 6.0- 7.1 10,402 93.5 92.9-94.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,948 1,037 7.5 6.8- 8.2 8,911 92.5 91.8-93.2
No 1,524 73 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,451 97.1 96.0-97.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 177 16 3.3 1.7- 6.5 161 96.7 93.5-98.3
Recommended Range 3,673 390 7.3 6.2- 8.5 3,283 92.7 91.5-93.8
Overweight 3,934 363 6.0 5.1- 6.9 3,571 94.0 93.1-94.9
Obese 2,974 283 6.7 5.6- 8.0 2,691 93.3 92.0-94.4
Current Smoker
No 9,455 933 6.7 6.1- 7.4 8,522 93.3 92.6-93.9
Yes 2,010 172 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,838 94.1 92.6-95.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,459 240 15.7 13.2-18.7 1,219 84.3 81.3-86.8
No 9,941 860 5.6 5.0- 6.2 9,081 94.4 93.8-95.0
Binge Drinker
No 9,571 988 7.3 6.7- 8.0 8,583 92.7 92.0-93.3
Yes 1,031 53 3.1 2.1- 4.6 978 96.9 95.4-97.9
Heavy Drinker
No 10,097 1,004 6.8 6.2- 7.5 9,093 93.2 92.5-93.8
Yes 476 37 4.2 2.4- 7.1 439 95.8 92.9-97.6
COPD
Yes 1,022 160 13.7 11.0-17.0 862 86.3 83.0-89.0
No 10,446 942 6.0 5.4- 6.6 9,504 94.0 93.4-94.6
Current Asthma
Yes 980 129 10.3 8.0-13.2 851 89.7 86.8-92.0
No 10,471 975 6.1 5.6- 6.7 9,496 93.9 93.3-94.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,611 248 13.8 11.4-16.6 1,363 86.2 83.4-88.6
No 9,881 863 5.6 5.1- 6.2 9,018 94.4 93.8-94.9
Disability
Yes 3,409 516 13.3 11.7-15.1 2,893 86.7 84.9-88.3
No 7,549 546 4.4 3.9- 5.0 7,003 95.6 95.0-96.1

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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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